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Small Epididymal Cyst
My urologist told me small epididymal cyst (measuring 4 mm by 5 mm) cannot be the cause of my chronic scrotal pain because cyst is small. Is he right?
Yes: A cyst that small is very unlikely to be the cause of pain. ...Read more
A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more
I've had epididymitis for over 13years , I just got treated about 2weeks ago , but the doctor did an ultrasound and they said my blood flow and testicle size and echo texture are normal ,the right epididymal head is normal but I have a small 3mm cyst in b
Question: The info you were providing was cut off. Additionally it would be important to clarify what the question is. Please re-ask. Thanks. ...Read more
My doctor told me I have a small cyst on my epididymis. He said it is nothing to worry about & that it should go away. Will it go away by itself?
Will stay ; ...: How did you know you have a small cyst in epididymis, by scrotal us for local ache or by palpation? Generally speaking, such cyst is you're born with it, usually not hurt but may grow at highly variable pace, and no need to do something but leave it alone until... See a urologist for detail timely. Meanwhile, it's a good practice to do testicular self-examination just like women for their breast. ...Read more
Here are...: It is a common round space of variable diameters from few mm to many cm incidentally found in scrotal US for evaluating some pain / ache in the sac; it is usually located at globus major of epididymis. Such cyst may present as single or multiple like a cluster. More detail? Ask Urologist for detail. ...Read more
What other things can mimic an epididymal cyst on an ultrasound or is an epididymal cyst on an ultrasound definitely always benign?
No such thing as: "definitely always", but in this case you are close. Malignant tumors of the paratesticular structures are rare but not impossible. These would likely grow more rapidly than the common benign cyst. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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