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A 29-year-old male asked:

What could a dull ache in one testicle be? it has a small lump previously diagnosed as benign via ultrasound.

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Urologist: It is reassuring that the ultrasound was ok, but the urologist is best qualified to evaluate and advise you. The dull ache may be due to mild,chronic epididymitis and follow-up with a urologist is a good idea because of the ongoing testicular discomfort.
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