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A 18-year-old male asked:

hard, pea size bump on right testicle? no insurance. 18 years old. is it cancer? have sex a lot if that's relevant.

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Dr. Michael Thompson
Hematology and Oncology 20 years experience
Evaluation: May be "nothing" or may be something including cancer or non-cancers. If no insurance either pay out of pocket or try to find a free clinic. If a part went out on your car and you couldn't drive you'd pay for it. Your testes are worth it...
Dr. Paul Harper
General Surgery 52 years experience
Insurance - so what: You are not too young for cancer. It may not be. But you should see your doctor. Any lump on the testicle is cause for concern. Amount of sexual activity is irrelevant.

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