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Possible surgery: Sadly, chronic epididymitis present for that long, is not likely to go away. Many men respond for varying periods of time to antibiotic treatment. Some will get temporary improvement to a spermatic cord block. The last resort would be surgical epididymectomy. Although this may diminish fertility, it shouldn't affect other testicular function. (testosterone). ...Read more
I have a hard mass behind my right testicle inside epididymis,no pain.m really afraid if its dangerous?
What can cause a pain in the epididymis but no pain to touch? Like it aches but when i touch it it doesn't hurt to touch and other times it does?
Am 25 years old I feel no pain or lumps but I feel hard testis sometimes and sometimes not but I have lumps on both my epididymis and not pain?
Needs eval: Thanks for your question! I am glad you are performing self exams. I would have you make an appointment with your doc for an exam. If he feels anything abnormal he'll order an ultrasound. Try not to worry! Hope this helps! ...Read more
Hard lump on top of my right testicular.Turn from a tiny pepper seed to a pea size from 2 years. It is in or under the epididymis. Near testi, no pain?
Feeling a small dot shaped lump near my epididymis in left testicle, pain in same testicle. Blood, urine and color Doppler scan normal. What is it?
I’ve had unpredictable, infrequent, & intense episodes of pain around epididymis >10 yrs. Prostate, STI/UTI, & kidney stones OK. How can I find cause?
Epididymus: The epididymus doesn't like to be messed with and once it has been inflamed, chronic discomfort there for years is not unusual in my experience. I assume that you have had ultrasound examination of the testicles as part of your evaluation. If you still have concerns, a urologist is best qualified to evaluate, advise and treat you. ...Read more
Foamy urine for 4 months.24 hour urine protein 121 mg.Dipstick faint trace albumin.Epididymis 5 mm.Flank pain.Serum creatinine 1.2.Kidney disease?
Infection v. stone: Suggest renal ultrasound and treatment for epidiimytis.Medical workup for albuminuria should be done. ...Read more
Here is ...: Epididymis is an elongated lump between testis and vas deferens, consists of a 15-20 feet long convoluted tubules for sperms to pass and mature (in10-12 days), and it usually hugs / attaches right onto the posterior aspect of testis. If you want to look at its pic, type "pic of epididymis" to search online. ...Read more
Dear, I need an help, my boyfriend is suffering of cronical epididymis from February 2013.He tried all types of cares but nothing works.I need an help?
Cyst from epididymis: Epididymis is part of the conducting system , and in situated one on either side just above and mainly behind each testicle. It collects the sperms and hormonal secretions from the testes through tiny tubes and is highly convoluted structure -which continues as vas deferens -one on either side . Cysts arising from this epididymis usually are small, sometimes multiple. See ur doc to decide trt plan. ...Read more
Here is ...: The detailed relevance of this Q is not clear enough for offering answer to the point. Do you mean the head part of epididymis or really in your head? If it's the head of epididymis, you would not feel anything at all if it's not infected or inflamed by whatever the reasons can be. So, ask urologist for specific detail. ...Read more
May be...: Most of hydrocele is so-called idiopathic, but can be epididymitis-related, called, reactive hydrocele. But, analyzing the hx of quality, quantity, and sequence of event related with the hydrocele plus physicals and possible us, will be able to the details. So, see doc timely. ...Read more
Not Usually: Epididymal pain is usually associated with infections, sometimes minor traumas, or other cord issues (varicoceles). I would suggest having yor doctor evaluate it. ...Read more