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A 28-year-old male asked:

Enlarged left testicle. has been large my whole life but seems to have grown recently. hard. slightly smaller than a tennis ball. no pain or discomfort. feels smooth all the way around, no lumps or bumps?

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Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 59 years experience
Most likely a testicular cyst. When testis change at you age see someone.
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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Would follow up with urologist and get an ultrasound. May be a hydrocele, fluid in the sheath surrounding the testicle or varicocele ( varicose vein) but any enlargement should be evaluated.
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A 16-year-old male asked:
I do not have any lumps in my testicles or on them, but I have 1 or 2 lumps in my ball sack, they do not hurt and only small pea sized, any concern?
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Last updated Jul 20, 2022

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