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I get this hard knot/lump on bottom of right testicle that flares up, it comes and goes and is painful.

I get this hard knot/lump on bottom of right testicle that flares up, it comes and goes and is painful.

See answer: Symptoms consistent with recurrent epididymitis and the "lump" you feel is likely the swollen, tender, inflamed lower portion of the epididymis which is a sausage-shaped gland that lies adjacent to the posterior-lateral aspect of the testicle through which sperm pass from the testicle to the vas deferens. To verify and/or get a definitive diagnosis, best to see a urologist when lump occurs again.

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Husband is just mentioning a hard fixed lump in testicle which is not painful and has grown in size over last few months any thoughts?

Husband is just mentioning a hard fixed lump in testicle which is not painful and has grown in size over last few months any thoughts?

Must rule out cancer: A swollen testicle or one with a lump, especially one that feels firm, is a sign to go see the doctor this week. One can see his primary care doctor first, who may refer to the radiologist and urologist to further evaluate and do an ultrasound scan, if testicular cancer is suspected. If there is a cancer, it is treatable by removal of the testicle, and getting follow-up care.

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I noticed a hard lump on my testicle.  what should I do?

I noticed a hard lump on my testicle.  what should I do?

Agree: And you need to have this lump checked asap. Testicular cancer is not very common, but it's highly curable when caught early, and very bad when it's not caught early. Some men are reluctant to have it checked because they are afraid of the answer. Reacting with fear and not getting it checked can be a life or death mistake. Have it checked now.

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I have a hard lump close to or attached to my left testicle?

I have a hard lump close to or attached to my left testicle?

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!

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What to do if I have a tiny lump that is painful to touch on right testicle?

Here are some. ..: Is a "tiny" lump on scrotal skin or its wall or inside the scrotum? Being on or in scrotal wall, it can be easily palpated by ordinary hands; if inside the sac, a tiny lump is not easy for ordinary inexperienced hand to differentiate if it's on or inside or outside the testis, but such indeed terrifies some men. So, have the experienced hands to help you figure it out as needed. Best wish. .

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I have a small but painful lump a little above my right testicle. Its been there for 2 weeks now.

I have a small but painful lump a little above my right testicle. Its been there for 2 weeks now.

PreserveFamilyJewels: Time for a checkup. There's a small structure up there called the appendix testis (yes, appendix testis) that can get clogged, which doesn't mean much but should be verified just to make sure it isn't something more serious, especially at your age. It hasn't been emphasized enough that men in their teens and twenties check their testes for masses. I'd suggest getting your girlfriend to do it...Fun

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I have a hard white lump on my testicle for years now. It doesn't usually cause me pain but recently popped and now is starting to. Is this bad?

I have a hard white lump on my testicle for years now. It doesn't usually cause me pain but recently popped and now is starting to. Is this bad?

Here are some. ..: What you described is not enough to know if the hard lump is in the scrotal wall or really inside the scrotum because many laypersons tend to describe a lump in the scrotal wall as in the testicle. If in scrotal wall, such hard lump is most likely a sebaceous cyst which may develop superimposed infection like a boil. If inside the sac, it requires a direct look and palpation to. .. + / - US for Dx

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Hi, recently I noticed this small lump at the right testicle bottom, it's hard to feel it, but when I push it a little, I can feel lump, is epydidimis?

Go to Urologist: Testis tumors occur in one in about 50, 000 males between 20 and 40. Yours does not sound like a tumor, but a professional exam and ultrasound are necessary

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Husband has a pea sized lump at side of testicle. Not painful and can move about?

Testicle growth: Any testicular growth must be evaluated by a urologist. Testicular cancer is a curable disease if found early. Many growths in the scrotum are not cancer, but checking is prudent.

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Hard lump on the bottom of the left testicle with a feel of worms as well, is this serious? Sometimes It can be very sensitive.

Varicocele: Hi, the "worms" feeling is typical of varicocele which is veins. Varicocele is not serious but needs to be checked bc it may become a factor in infertility.I suggest you see a urologist.

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I just found a lump next to my testicle. It seems to be hard and it moves around a bit. Not painting but testicle feels heavy. Please help.?

See a doc: You need to see a doctor asap to check out this lump. It may be something harmless but occasionally it may also be something serious. Do not delay evaluation. If you have a primary care doctor, see them. If you do not have a doctor, go to a local free clinic and have this examined.

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Notice a small hard lump at bottom of right testicle- only when erect. When not erect can't feel it. Ideas what it could be? Anything for concern?

Yes: Any hard lump perceived to be of the testicle should be further investigated with a scrotal ultrasound. This is of particular concern in a person in his 30s, as testicular cancer affects this age group.

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I recently found a firm, smooth lump above my left testicle. It moves around freely but it is connected though a cord to the epidydimis or testicle.

I recently found a firm, smooth lump above my left testicle. It moves around freely but it is connected though a cord to the epidydimis or testicle.

Need to see your DR: It could be a simple non malignant spermatocele but need confirmation must see your doctor will order a sonogram and tell you as you are a minor you have to go with parent or guardian

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On my right testicle towards the side it feels like a cord and at the start I can feel a hard lump on my left nut I can't feel no lumps or cord feelin?

Testicular lump: Please see your doctor to get further evaluate with a possible ultrasound imaging study. Please do this at your earliest convenience. Sometimes these lumps could be benign.

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I found a hard lump in the back of my left testicle, the lump seems to appear then disappear, I'm trying to feel for it now and it's not there, I'm 18?

??: You may have been feeling your epididymis but that is not "hard" and it does not "go away".If you feel a hard structure please get examined by a doctor.

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Hard lump near the back of testicle after hydrocele surgery 10 weeks ago?

Hard lump near the back of testicle after hydrocele surgery 10 weeks ago?

Lump post surgery: Please return to your doctor to make sure all is well. It MAY be scar tissue but you need to know. Peace and good health.