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What could a lump on the right testicle mean?

What could a lump on the right testicle mean?

Lump in the Scrotum: Hi

this common finding would be evaluated based upon other symptoms. Given your age, the lump is very unlikely to represent cancer.
The most common issue is a scarring of the tubing in the scrotum often called a hydrocele or varicocele.

Do you have pain? Swelling? Is the scrotum hot to touch? Do you feel feverish? Do you have any urinary symptoms.
If yes to these questions you should be seen. ...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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By the bottom of my testicle, I have a lump/chord?

By the bottom of my testicle, I have a lump/chord?

Here are some...: Without further detailed history of specifics, relevance, & sequence of events of all related symptoms, it is hard to tell what it may be. However, it is not that hard to sort the concern out correctly by following instructions in articles listed in http://www. Formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html, although clinically, it may present the early phase of epididymitis if accompanying with pain... ...Read more

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I've got a lump on my right testicle I am so scared?

I've got a lump on my right testicle I am so scared?

Testis: Odds are in your favor that this is a benign lesion. Having said that, your are in the age group for testicular cancer. You should be examined by a 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 lump on my testicle and I have some questions?

I have a lump on my testicle and I have some questions?

Get examined: Most of the time new lumps are benign things, but you need to rule out the possibility of testicular cancer. A doctor can many times by just physical exam make a diagnosis. For those times when things are unclear, simple imaging tests like ultrasound can help make a diagnosis. The first step, though, it for you to go see your doctor. Do not wait. It is better to be safe than sorry. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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I found a mass on my right testicle. What could it mean?

I found a mass on my right testicle. What could it mean?

Needs examination: As the other 2 have said, need to work out whether cyst/hydrocele, infection, hernia or very small chance of being something more nasty like cancer or other problem. Needs urgent examination with your doctor and you may need referral for ultrasound to fully sort it out if your doctor remains unsure after examining you. All the best ...Read more

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What can it mean if I suspect a lump on each testicle?

Get Checked: There are a few things that can cause this so getting checked is paramount. Usually these are easily resolved but you need to make sure to rule out a cancer. Generally though testicular cancers don't not appear on both side at the same time. Please get checked ASAP. An ultrasound can give a lot of information. ...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 could this lump on my testicle be? Should I be concerned?

What could this lump on my testicle be? Should I be concerned?

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 could this lump on my testicle be? Should I be concerned?

What could this lump on my testicle be? Should I be concerned?

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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I have something “extra” behind my right testicle, is it a lump?

I have something “extra” behind my right testicle, is it a lump?

Lump: You should see your primary care physician.
It may be a cyst. An ultrasound may be needed to help diagnose it. If it is painful or gets bigger before you can get seen then go to the Emergency Department ...Read more

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How do I know if I have a lump in my testicle and how does it feel?

How do I know if I have a lump in my testicle and how does it feel?

Examining Testicles: Just like women are taught to examine their breasts, young men are taught to examine their testicles. Testicles are often shaped like almonds. One will always be larger than the other. The texture of the testicle should be smooth and without lumps or bumps. Now the tubing that leads to the prostate gland and the blood vessels are often very lumpy but should not hurt to light touch. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have a lump in the bottom of a mans testicle?

What does it mean if you have a lump in the bottom of a mans testicle?

Rule out tumor: Any testicular lump must be considered to be a tumor until proven otherwise. Advise see a urologist. Hopefully it is just a cyst. An examination plus scrotal ultrasound usually answers the question. Surgical exploration is indicated if any doubt remains after the above. Good luck. ...Read more

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No pains in any other area But a small lump on the top of the testicle?

No pains in any other area But a small lump on the top of the testicle?

Watch and wait: What you described does not seem to be a cause for concern. You may watch and wait. If the lump doubles in size, becomes irregular in size, shape or color, bleeds, or ulcerates, see a doctor.
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Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...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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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. . ...Read more

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I have soft testicle lump in right upper side no pain is it serious problem?

I have soft testicle lump in right upper side no pain is it serious problem?

Testicle lump: M unknown age:" I have soft testicle lump in right upper side no pain is it serious problem? " ANS: Yes it may be. If is is different than the other side check it out by having a Dr. See you. Best to get testicular cancers early as today they are very curable. Do is now. ...Read more

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Some pain in testicle, lump on bottom of them, and sac above them filled with fluid?

Some pain in testicle, lump on bottom of them, and sac above them filled with fluid?

See urologist get US: Any hard testicular lump must be considered cancer unless proven otherwise. Fluid above testicle is hydrocele fluid and by itself nothing to worry about. But scrotal ultrasound should be done to exclude malignancy and for your peace of mind. Good luck. ...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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There is a lump on my right testicle which only hurts if isqueeze it. What should I do?

There is a lump on my right testicle which only hurts if isqueeze it. What should I do?

Many Possibilities: This could be a tumor, spermatocele, lipoma, granuloma, infection, or other process. Typically, processes associated directly with the testicle are concerning for cancer and growths or findings associated with the other elements in the scrotum (epididymis) are almost always benign. An examination by your md and an ultrasound will help determine what this might be. ...Read more

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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 ...Read more

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I have a small, painless lump that is on the surface of the front of my testicle, what is this lump?

I have a small, painless lump that is on the surface of the front of my testicle, what is this lump?

Needs to be checked: Most likely head of or small cyst of epididymis if it isn't hard. Scrotal pearl or previously twisted appendix testis or appendix epididymis if hard. All are benign. Although very rare at your age, any hard painless lump of testicle is cancer unless proven otherwise. Hence, need to have it checked by simple examination &/or scrotal ultrasound. ...Read more

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I have found 6 very small lumps on my left testicle, I am 18 and wondering if it's anything serious.

I have found 6 very small lumps on my left testicle, I am 18 and wondering if it's anything serious.

Need to be evaluated: Need more info. Are the lumps inside the sac, are they painful, are they on the skin surface, are they itchy. Suggest your dr look at them, since this requires observing the bumps and also need more history especially if you are sexually active. ...Read more

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Small lump on the right testicle And a small pain whn right testicle is held Cause for major concern?

Small lump on the right testicle And a small pain whn right testicle is held Cause for major concern?

Need ultrasound: A lump on your testicle in your age should be evaluated with an ultrasound ...Read more

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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.

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

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I have a lump attached to my testicle, I've booked by appointment but I can't stop worrying. What can I do?

I have a lump attached to my testicle, I've booked by appointment but I can't stop worrying. What can I do?

Patience: I am assuming that you have an appointment with a urologist, the specialty that deals with these conditions. You have done the right thing by seeking help. You might recall your doctor and see if he has an appointment sooner to help relieve the anxiety. ...Read more