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Cyst On Testicle Symptoms
Painless mass.: Testicular cancer usually presents as a painless mass in the scrotum. Because there is often no pain, many unfortunately delay evaluation. As the mass enlarges, there may be discomfort or a sensation of fullness in the scrotum, seen in 30-40%. 10% experience acute pain. If the cancer spreads, symptoms of more advanced disease such as neck mass, back pain, bone pain, or cough may result. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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
Nothing big: Complex can mean it has other stuff in it other than water. Septated means there's a membrane within the cyst. Usually either one can be observed but can get removed if painful or large. ...Read more
Not dangerous : As long as ultrasound confirms it's just a cyst, it's nothing to worry about. Someone form cysts without any cause and rarely require intervention. ...Read more
Are you sure?: Did you ever see a doctor about this cyst? Depending on what/where/how big it is, it may or may not be something to get concerned about. If a doctor told you it was a cyst, there are procedures to remove it, but otherwise the cyst is harmless. However, it could indicate other more serious things - hernia, sexually-transmitted infection, etc, that will need treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have found out today i have a cyst on my left testicle and was wondering if its safe to masturbate while i have the cyst?
Confirm type of cyst: Generally this is not a contraindication as long as it is painless. Do confirm the nature of the cyst with an ultrasound if needed. ...Read more
Hi,good evening,Im suffering from spermatocele cyst in the size of 34mm in the right testicle and a 7mm cyst in left testicle,do I have to remove it?
No: These are anatomical anomalies, of no clinical significance. You can leave them alone. ...Read more
There is a bump/cyst it the cord connecting to my right testicle. It is separate from the testicle. Has not changed in size, present for several years?
Confirm first...: Most of laypersons tend to refer epididymal cysts as testicular cyst or bump. Cyst in epididymis is much more common than the rare one in the testes. So, verify if such cyst/bump is indeed in a testis or epididymis. If in epididymis, do nothing if asymptomatic; if in testis, usually require surgical exploration to make sure of not being testicular cancer. For individual decision/concern, ask Doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor 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
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