A 50-year-old member asked:

What should i do? i've got a lump close to or attached to my left testicle?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Daniel Saurborn
Diagnostic Radiology 25 years experience
See your doctor: Testicular lumps can be cancer or benign. You don't want to take a chance of misdiagnosing yourself. Testicular cancer can be extremely aggressive so don't delay. Go see your doctor for a thorough exam. S/he may order an ultrasound to determine if you have a mass inside the testicle, but hopefully it is something benign such as a cyst or varicocele (dilated blood vessels). Good luck!
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A 46-year-old member asked:

I have a hard lump close to or attached to my left testicle?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Daniel Saurborn
Diagnostic Radiology 25 years experience
See your doctor: Testicular lumps can be cancer or benign. You don't want to take a chance of misdiagnosing yourself. Testicular cancer can be extremely aggressive so don't delay. Go see your doctor for a thorough exam. S/he may order an ultrasound to determine if you have a mass inside the testicle, but hopefully it is something benign such as a cyst or varicocele (dilated blood vessels). Good luck!
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Johnstown, PA
A 16-year-old male asked:

Hi I have a lump on my left testicle what should I do?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine 62 years experience
Lump in testicle: You should see your family doctor for an examination to determine the cause of this lump and help you with treatment if you need it.
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A 16-year-old male asked:
I have a very small pea sized lump attached to the left side of my testicle. My left testicle is sore and the lump is sore when pressed. Could this be a cyst even know its on the side of my testicle? Its came on suddenly aswell. I've had it 4 days?
Dr. David Ellis
Family Medicine 44 years experience
At your age it is very important if you find a lump in or around your testicle to have it checked by your doctor to see if further imaging, like ultra... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Lump on left testicle feels attached possibly or maybe the vein that runs along side lump is on back side of ball?
Dr. Cathleen London
Family Medicine 28 years experience
See a doctor: Might just be a varicocele but any lump in the testicle should be checked by a physician.
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A 58-year-old male asked:
Got a hard pea sized lump attached to my left testicle with slight sharp pains and an ach seen doctor ?
Dr. Emerson Knight
Urology 50 years experience
Prob epidudymitid: most likely cause of the symptoms you describe in someone your age is an infection of the epididymis usually treated with antibiotics and anti inflamm... Read More
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Dr. Katharine Cox
Pediatric Emergency Medicine 47 years experience
Have an ultrasound and be seen.
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A male asked:
Male, 21 years old. Noticed a lump on my left testicle that seems to be attached by some tube or vein, only hurts when squeezed. Was wondering opinion?
Dr. Darren Mack
Urology 14 years experience
Scrotal mass: Scrotal masses can be many things from a cyst, a dilated vein, a tumor, or more. There's no way of knowing what the mass is without a thorough evaluat... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Hey, I have a painless lump on my left testicle. But it is attached to the testicle beneath the skin but not inside the testicle so does this make it not cancerous as it is on the surface of the testicle beneath the scrotum?
Dr. Susan Madonna
Family Medicine 23 years experience
While spermatocele or epididymal cyst is the most likely cause of your lump, there are several other possibilities. Please see your family doctor for... Read More
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