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What can cause a testicular lump?

Testicular lump. Please get this checked. It is important to ensure that a testicular mass is not malignant. Read more...
Several things. See a doctor as the most serious is a cancerous lump. Read more...

What would a cancerous testicular lump feel like? Would it be obvious and easy to feel or hidden and hard to find? And would it be visibly visble?

See urologist. Testicular cancer usually feels like a hard lump in the testicle. Only when such cancers are quite large are they evident just by looking at the scrotum. If you suspect you have testicular cancer, see a urologist promptly. The disease is usually curable. Don't rely on your own diagnostic skills. See a professional. Read more...
Testicular self-exam. Any new lump found on the testicles needs medical evaluation. Generally we expect the cancerous lumps to be hard in texture. If caught early prognosis is excellent so don't delay and see a urologist for complete evaluation. Be well! Read more...

Would a testicular lump show cancer or cyst?

Ultrasound exam. A testicular ultrasound will be able to tell if the lump is solid or cystic. Depending on the findings your doctor will have a better idea of what the lump represents and what to do about it. Read more...

I have a testicular lump. After my ultrasound, I was told I was all good. What could the lump be then?

What. did they tell you the lump was? There are a number of causes of benign lumps....spermatoceles, epididymal cysts, varicocele, granuloma, and others. No way to tell based on limited information. Read more...

What happens at your appointment with a doctor to check out a testicular lump?

Examine the lump. The doctor would ask you some questions, check the lump itself with fingers to see if it is soft or hard, tender or not, and also whether there are other lumps or swollen glands in the groin. Then s/he would probably refer you for an ultrasound exam, which is not at all painful and is very quick. Most testicular lumps turn out not to be dangerous, but please don't put this off. Some are cancer. Read more...

Does neovascularity mean that a testicular lump is testicular cancer?

The term means. "new blood vessels". Not sure if this is read from an u/s report, but to answer you question, only a biopsy provides the critical tissue to determine if cancer or not, and if cancer what kind. If the testis is enlarged and this report, i'd get an alph-feto protein and HCG blood test on the way to the or. Read more...