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Cyst In Testicle Treatment
Painful: If your right testicle is swollen and painful or discolored, go the er immediately. You may have a torsion (twisted) of the testicle. Early treatment can save it. If there is no pain or discoloration, have your doctor look at it, it's probably a varicocele. ...Read more
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
Urological eval: to determine cause.Get a more detailed answer ›
Unknown, but common: Cystic structures can develop in or around the testicle. Cystic enlargements of the epididymis (spermatocele), the space around the testicle (hydrocele), or arising from the cells on or inside the testicle can occur and are easily visible on ultrasound. The prevalence is unknown, but ultrasound screening studies show cysts in about 10% of scans. Fortunately, these are benign. ...Read more
Why the need.: Bringing testicle down at your age won't affect fertility or slight chance of maligancy. U would know early on if it enlarges or develops a lump so it could be removed before any chance of spread. Testicle may not come down easily with surgery at your age, unless it is already fairly low. ?Cosmetic reason. Cheapest surgery under spinal in surgicenter.Call & shop around, or cheapest is don't do it. ...Read more
See a doctor: Do not attempt to do such by your self. Some cyst may not need any intervention except for symptomatic. Your urologist will be in best position to advise. ...Read more
Do health consequences result from having a cyst on a testicle, besides cancer? If so, what are they?
Most likely benign..: Despite medical advance, most of medical care is still based on indirect evidence resulting from continual collection & analysis of available experience. Within this in mind, a reasonable approach to ascertain what a suspected lesion may be but with no 100% guaranty. Thus far, a testicular cyst could be followed conservatively with periodic palpation, US, & even blood tests for 1-3 yrs; then.... ...Read more
Found small lump near epydimis right testicle hard and some pain when touched. Same bumb on other testicle not as pronounced TC or cyst?
May be OK: You can check with your physician or see a urologist ...Read more
I have a cyst on my testicle sack.Nothing comes out of it ; like pus or blood. Can you shed some light on this for me. Thanks in advance.
I have a very painful verecele on my left testicle and a painful cyst on my right, both diagnosed by ultrasound tests, how best is this treated?
Varicocele: Is highly unlikely that varicoceles cause severe pain, there is usually something else going on. The cyst on the right testicle is probably a spermatocele and mostly treated conservatively with nsaid's, as a last resort, surgery. I would see a urologist and see what he recommends. ...Read more
The testicles are the two oval male gonads, or reproductive glands, located in the scrotum. The seminiferous tubules of the testis are the site of spermatogenesis and its leydig cells secrete testosterone. The term testicles is synonymous with testes or gonads. The singular form is ...Read more