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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?

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

Testicles (Definition)

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


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On the left testicle a lump, no pain if pressed if feels tender, what could it be?

On the left testicle a lump, no pain if pressed if feels tender, what could it be?

See Doctor ASAP: If its a lump on the testicle (as opposed to adjacent to testicle) you need to see a doctor asap. If lump moves seperate from testicle it's usually benign. ...Read more

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I have an ache in my left testicle. No lump has been found. What could be causing this?

I have an ache in my left testicle. No lump has been found. What could be causing this?

TESTICLE PAIN: The genitals are a common landing place for referred pain from the back and prostate. This is seen when there is no swelling but the testes are sore but usually not tender to the touch. He needs to be examined. ...Read more

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I have slight discomfort in left testicle there no lump just pain....What could it be?

I have slight discomfort in left testicle there no lump just pain....What could it be?

Testis pain: Most cases of pain in the testicle will resolve on their own. I would see your primary care doctor to make sure you don't have an infection first. A scrotal ultrasound may also be helpful. I would advise that if your symptoms persist longer than three months, you should probably see an urologist. ...Read more

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Hi I have a lump on my left testicle what should I do?

Hi I have a lump on  my left testicle what should I do?

See a doctor ASAP!: Testicular cancer is one of the few cancers that can happen to young men. There are also many benign things that it could be, that are much more likely, but since that one little cancer diagnosis is something that needs to be ruled out right away, please see your doc asap! the good news is, even if it is cancer, you will have caught it early. This is a great lesson for guys to check testicles! ...Read more

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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! ...Read more

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What to do if i found a lump on my left testicle. Please help?

What to do if i found a lump on my left testicle. Please help?

Consult urologist: Testis tumor must always be excluded if you have a hard lump on your testis. Soft lumps are more likely to be cysts of the epididymis. Scrotal ultrasound will provide the answer. Good luck. ...Read more

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What should I do? I've got a lump close to or attached to my left testicle?

What should I do? I've got a 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! ...Read more

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I was in the shower, and for a while now I've noticed this lump on my left testicle, there is no pain at all and it feels "squishy"?

Testis mass: Based on your description, it sounds like you may be feeling a normal part of the anatomy, such as the epididymis. Testicular cancer is usually hard and not squishy. However, at your age, if there is any question then you should have it checked by a urologist. ...Read more