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Ball Lump in Scrotum

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Ball Lump in Scrotum

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What is your age?

Since when is the lump?

Is it painful or tender?

What are the investigations and treatments done?

Customer: replied 4 days ago.
File attached (V4VZ41Q)
Customer: replied 4 days ago.
I am 38
Customer: replied 4 days ago.
It is not painful

Thanks for the further information.

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Thank you.

Customer: replied 4 days ago.
Okay

This is a dermoid cyst. It can be removed by minor surgery. It is not cancerous.

I would be happy to assist you further if you need any more information.

Thanks for using Just Answer.

Customer: replied 3 days ago.
Okay is it serious
Customer: replied 3 days ago.
I have not been feeling good of late and smoking alot

It is not serious at all. It is benign (non-cancerous). It is just a cosmetic concern.

Customer: replied 3 days ago.
Okay how did I get this

This is due to skin gland inflammation.

Customer: replied 3 days ago.
Could this be due to masturbation

No.

Customer: replied 3 days ago.
Okay do you think I will be okay

Yes, I can reassure you, you are okay and would remain okay.

Wishing you all the very best in life.

It was a pleasure to assist you.

I sincerely hope that I have helped you and that I have earned my 5-star rating today!

Thank you.

Stay blessed.

Customer: replied 3 days ago.
But I feel like I am dying

This is due to anxiety.

You would need couseling.

Customer: replied 3 days ago.
of course
Customer: replied 3 days ago.
I have to quit smoking
Customer: replied 3 days ago.
Or at least try to cut down
Customer: replied 3 days ago.
My anxiety is very bad yes

Cutting or stopping smoking would definitely help.

Anxiety can be treated by the following measures by yourself;

1) Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and operant-behavioral therapy (OBT); done by a psychologist.

2) Relaxation training and biofeedback.

3) Hypnosis

4) Acupuncture and acupressure

5) Yoga

6) Meditation

7) Group sporting activities

8) St. John's wort

9) Melatonin
10) Valerian root.

Customer: replied 3 days ago.
Thank you for your help I am going to take some rest now
Customer: replied 3 days ago.
My stomach gurgling alot these days

You are very welcome.

The stomach issue is due to anxiety.

Wishing you a speedy resolution and all the very best in life.

It was a pleasure to assist you.

I sincerely hope that I have helped you and that I have earned my 5-star rating today!

Thank you.

Stay blessed.

Dr. Arun Phophalia and other Medical Specialists are ready to help you
Customer: replied 3 days ago.
Okay thank you very much

My pleasure.

Customer: replied 3 days ago.
I really hope I will be okay

As mentioned before also, you would be okay.