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Hi, I have for the past 2 days or so been suffering from left

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Hi, I have for the past 2 days or so been suffering from left testicular pain which comes and goes...It seems I may have a very small lump inside which is soar, but I do have an occasional ache....
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 3 years ago.
Hi--where exactly is the lump?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.


I would say at the very bottom, hard to tell?

Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 3 years ago.
On the testicle itself or in your scrotum Trevor?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

In the scrotum (the sack)....

Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 3 years ago.
OK Trevor. This sounds like a varicocele--a tangling of the veins within the scrotum. Usually not much of a problem but it can enlarge and cause pain and so you need to have a scrotal ultrasound to check it and to see a urologist to determine if it needs to be surgically removed to prevent any problems
Customer: replied 3 years ago.


Thanks, XXXXX XXXXX explain that some days its worse than others, and would it explain the ache? I am extremely concerned, especially if its possibly some sort of cancer.

Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 3 years ago.
Yes--the ache can come and go but this isn't cancer, I assure you
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Customer: replied 3 years ago.


o.k, I will make an appointment to see the doctor and go from there..Thankyou.

Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 3 years ago.
You're welcome Trevor but let me know how it goes and please remember to rate my service to you

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