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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   DR AAAAAAA here
User :   I found a small pea sized lump on the top of my right testical. I am 13. What is this
Doctor :   how can I help you?
Doctor :   please describe the 'lump' in detail.
User :   um
User :   it is small
User :   firm
User :   like
User :   a bit hard
User :   abnormal
Doctor :   is it soft/firm/hard in consistency?
Doctor :   does it pain on touch?
User :   no
Doctor :   is it causing discomfort?
User :   yes but mentally
User :   not physiclly
User :   it has on occasion
Doctor :   is it moveable or fixed?
User :   its litereally
User :   on the
User :   ya
Doctor :   it could be either remnant of testicle that could be a small epidydimal cyst. if it is not giving any physical discomfort, you can leave it alone
User :   its fixed
User :   what
User :   is a small epidydimal
User :   cyst
Doctor :   it might regress with time or if it persists or starts giving any new symptoms, get it examined by your doctor
User :   is this testiculer
User :   cancer
User :   should i be consurned
User :   that this might turn into testiculer cancer
Doctor :   epidydimal cyst is benign, not cancer, it originates from epidydimis or the tube that later forms the seminal duct
User :   but
User :   its not on the epidydimus
Doctor :   no, you can relax about cancer, it does not turn cancerous
User :   its on the testical
User :   good
User :   good
User :   how would i indefetify
User :   a cancerous
User :   lump
Doctor :   as I said, with examination done by your doctor it can be identified
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