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?

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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 exam and possibly referral for ultrasound. Testicular cancer is in the differential, so please have this evaluated in person, just in case.
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