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I am having enlargement on left side of penis that is scrotum but the testicles are
normal due to enlargement left testicles pushing to right side?
I noticed a small knot at the bottom of my scrotum. It's inside my scrotum but doesn't feel attached to anything. There is no pain. Any diagnosis?
Evaluation: Any type of scrotal/testicular mass in someone your age needs evaluation to rule out serious conditions. ...Read more
Scrotal pearl: Scrotal pearl is a calcified testicular appendix. Appendix testis present in about 70% of men, is a vestigial ; useless structure ; remnant of temporary primitive fetal kidney. Usually cause no problem, but can twist and be confused with testis torsion, or calcify and feel like a grain of rice. Check it regularly over few months to ensure no enlargement to suggest a tumor. Painless. Doesn't grow. ...Read more
Another nerve pain: Sciatica specifically refers to nerve pain that radiates down the sciatic nerve (i.e., down the back or side of the leg). But, many times the term is used more generally to refer to any radiating pain from the back. Compression of the upper lumbar (l1, l2) nerve roots can cause pain that radiates to the scrotum, however, with any pain of this type you should definitely be examined by a physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a knot in my scrotum that doesn't hurt. It feels likeits attached to one of my testes. Is there a problem?
?Poss. cyst or tumor: Spermatocele or epididymal cyst on top of tesis should have a slightly soft feel and should be uncomfortable or tender to palpation. Tumors are hard and usually non tender. Please see a urologist if there is any question of a tumor. Progonosis for testis tumors is usually excellent and sooner it is treated the better. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers