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Testicular Cysts And Pain
A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more
Having a left testicular cyst that was not harmful removed, will this decrease my chances of making a baby?
Malignant vs benign:
Epidermal cysts are benign and can be left alone. Testicular cancer can kill if not treated and is one of the cancers for which available treatments are effective. See this site for info on testicular cancer.
http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/testicular-cancer/basics/definition/con-20043068. ...Read more
See your doctor: Testicular lumps can be cancer or benign. You don't want to take a chance of misdiagnosing yourself. Testicular cancer can be extremely aggressive so don't delay. Go see your doctor for a thorough exam. S/he may order an ultrasound to determine if you have a mass inside the testicle, but hopefully it is something benign such as a cyst or varicocele (dilated blood vessels). Good luck! ...Read more
How can you tell if you have a testicular cyst to be concerned about? I feel a fairly small lump in the front of my teste. Not attached to the teste
Doubtful: Testosterone production controlled by pituitary via lh. Sperm production controlled by pituitary via fsh. However, varicocele may increase local temperature such that sperm may not be viable. If concerned about hypogonadism or andropause, check lh, fsh & testosterone (total & free) along w/prolactin. Also check estradiol, too, as too much can negate benefit of t. ...Read more
Ultrasound exam: A testicular ultrasound will be able to tell if the lump is solid or cystic. Depending on the findings your doctor will have a better idea of what the lump represents and what to do about it. ...Read more
Pathology & location: Testicular cancer occurs when germ cells inside the testis become malignant and grow to form a mass. Epididymal cysts, are outside the testis in the epididymis, and are benign fluid filled bumps. It can sometimes be difficult to tell by self exam, so an exam by an physician is important. Based on this exam, a scrotal ultrasound may be ordered, which will help make the diagnosis. ...Read more
Please help! i want to know the difference between testicular cancer lumps and epidermal cysts lumps. What's the color, size and location?
Go see a doctor if y: If you have any testicular swelling, you need to go see a doctor, preferably a urologist. You, yourself will not be bale to tell the difference between the above conditions. ...Read more
I have a testicular cyst and varicoule vein in testicles also does either one effect having children:?
Varicocoele: Varicocoele in the scrotum near the testicle is a abnormal collection of veins around the testicle. It can cause increased temperature within the testicle that can hinder your sperm count / hinder sperm production. This could obviously affect your ability to have children, as it can lead to more difficulty having the adequate sperm count. Look into having it fixed by a urologist. ...Read more
I have a testicular cyst which i want removing as it is becoming uncomfortable. Will removal affect my sperm and ability to father a child?
Going to have testicular cyst removed do I need to worry about sterility? Or a scar on my scrotum?
No, and No!: Although testicular cyst removal will leave a small, inconspicuous scar that will gradually soften and become nearly invisible over several months, there is no worry about causing sterility. Ask your surgeon as well, but rest assured in this information! best wishes! dr. Tholen. ...Read more
Is a testicular cancer lump hard or soft? Is a spermatocyte hard or soft? Is testicular cyst hard or soft? Is testicular cancer lump on or near testi
Mild right varicocoele, minimal left hydrocoele, tiny cyst in the right epididymis found in u/s. Hypochondriac of testicular cancer. What should I do?
Lets treat Hypochond: You have to trust your test results and your treating doctor. If you do not, then we need to treat your hypochondriasis. Testicular cancer is not a subtle condition. It will produce a growth in the testicle which you can feel with your hands (bigger than the other testicle) and ultrasound will show it up easily. So just relax, think of better things to do than worry(you should wait to worry!). ...Read more
I'm really worried about testicular cancer, my grand-mum had breast cancer so i figured it may run in the family. I have small hard ball attached about a centimeter away from my right testicle. Is it an epidemial cyst?
Unlikely cancer.: It unlikely to be testicular cancer. However, any testicular lump should be evaluated first by your primary care physician. He or she might refer you for a testicular ultrasound and a urologist for further evaluation. ...Read more
Statistically, how successful is IVF with the male partner being a Cystic Fibrosis carrier? Testicular biopsy shows active spermatogenesis.
See answer: A cyst is a benign well defined fluid collection sharply demarcated with good sound transmission and no vascular flow. Testicular malignancies are usually solid, often irregular with vascular flow and possibly calcifications. Discuss with your dr or radiologist- they look quite different. ...Read more
Trappd skin fragment: Due to a minor injury, pimple, etc., a piece of skin gets trapped under the normal skin. It doesn't know it is not on the surface, and so it makes oil and hair and it sheds dead skin normally. All of this accumulates under the surface and forms a small cyst. As more debris is added, the cyst gets bigger and bigger. They are recognized by their overlying enlarged pore and cured by excision. ...Read more
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