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A 21-year-old member asked:

I have a small lump on top of my right testicle for about 7 years now. it rests on top, but it is not attached to the testicle and i can move the lump around. it has not gotten bigger in all this time. testicular cancer?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Cancer unlikely: An appendix of a testicle (a small lump near a testicle) might be that small, mobile lump on top of a testicle. No lump growth in 7 years since age 14 makes it benign, not cancerous... unless it were to suddenly start growing. A college guy may not have gotten a routine check-up since high school... so this is an opportunity to call for a check-up plus specifically look at the testes and scrotum.

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