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Hard Painful Lump On Testicle
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. ...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
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. ...Read more
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. ...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
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. . ...Read more
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 ...Read more
I have a small lump just above my right testicle. It isn't painful and is squishy. Only noticeable when my testicle is pushed up. Any clue?
Epididymal Cyst: It could be epididymal cyst, but have it checked out with physical exam and an ultrasound to confirm the origin of the swelling ...Read more
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 ...Read more
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 ...Read more
I am a male 18 and I have one testicle about 3 times the size of my left. I have checked for lumps but no lumps and not painful need advice.?
See a doctor: This could be so many things. See a doctor for an exam and maybe an ultrasound. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
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.
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 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. ...Read more
Have a small lump/ball on the top of my left Testicle. It's attached to the outside of the Testicle inside my Sack. It is painful when touched.
Possible infection: This needs to be examined by a physician. It may be an infection, such as epididymitis, or a varicocele (blood sac). Less common would be a tumor. You have provided only limited information; please see your primary care provider for an evaluation. The best diagnostic test is an ultrasound. ...Read more
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 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. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
I have several lumps, from course sand to rice grain size on my left testicle. They are not painful, but one point is tender. Is this normal?
No: Any new lump, firm area or textural irregularity on the testes should be assessed by a urologist ...Read more
Very hard white lump on testicle skin for year or so. Recently popped it like a spot yet nothing came out but feels like somethings still there.
Seek medical advice: Based on what you describe I would just leave it alone for now and go see your doctor. If you continue to manipulate this lesion you may make it worse. ...Read more
Hi, I'm 25, I recently was diagnosed with epididymal cyst on the right. It is painful and lately both testicle are but there is no lump on the other?
Had bilateral hydrocele surgery 4 months ago, lump is still above left testicle and has made some parts of the testicle painful to touch. What to do?
Consult: You should consult with your surgeon again. He might want to do some work up to diagnose the problem. ...Read more
I've got a small, hard movable lump under my testicle, its not onnected to my testicle but I think its connected to my epididymis, what is this? Help!
See: Your doctor or a urologist to find out what it is. Could be cluster of vessels. But need to find out for sure. Keep doing self exams as well ...Read more