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I have having some discomfort in the tubes of my testicle. I

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I have having some discomfort in the tubes of my testicle. I have completed an exam and I have no lumps on the testicle itself but I feel that the tubes/veins on the left side are much thicker/lumpier than the right side and can be tender. I have no pain but sometimes feel a little uncomfortable.

Hello. I'm Dr Chip
There are two possibilities here--

A varicocele which is a small cluster of veins

Or an epididymal cyst

Neither one is any kind of infection and totally benign

But I suggest you have your doctor evaluate this with an exam and a scrotal ultrasound

Please let me know if you need any more information

Customer: replied 4 days ago.
Thankyou very much, that has put my mind at ease. I have had similar in the past (last tine was maybe 2 years ago?)

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