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A 16-year-old male asked:

I had a painful rice grain sized lump on the side of my testicle. i had pain on my testicle and the lump for a week but my lump is now painless. the lump is attached to the testicle beneath my skin and is on the side of my testicle in the middle??

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Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 59 years experience
Sounds like you have discovered your epididimus.
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A male asked:
I've got a small lump on the left side of my testicle it is just a bit bigger then a price of rice it's not sore and it almost feels like another tiny?
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Last updated Aug 16, 2021

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