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Found lump on testicle. Is this normal? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 19-Mar-2013
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User:Hi doctor
Doctor:how can i help you?
User:This is a question related to my testicles.
User:can I ask you
Doctor:yes please proceed
User:So recently I found a small lump like growth under the left testicle.
User:is this normal
User:as I have lumps on my back as well
Doctor:may i know the size of the lummp in mm ?
Doctor:how many lumps do u have currently on ur testes ?
User:Its a small one.. very hard to find it...
User:just one
Doctor:is there any redness or pain in it ?
Doctor:may i know the color of the lump ?
User:This growth is inside the testicle bag/pouch... not visible.. but can be felt
Doctor:is it on the underside of the scrotum (bag holding testicles ) ?
User:No ... it is inside the scrotum just under the testicle.
Doctor:the description of the lump could be pointing to a cyst , originating either from the scrotum or the testis
Doctor:if the lump is not causing any issues or any symptoms, it can be left alone , and no treatment is needed
Doctor:usually sebaceous glands within the scrotum can get blocked , and they increase in size
Doctor:and these are called as sebacsous cysts
User:Should I get them checked...
User:I dont face any problems during urination as well
Doctor:to diagnose, the exact issue, you can send in high resolution images to YYYY@YYYY ,
Doctor:after due observation, i can advice you , properly
User:Ok ... And one more question doctor...
User:My left testicle is bigger than the right one...
User:I heard this is normal, but wanted to get this checked as well
Doctor:yes, the testes size is not uniform in most men
Doctor:the size will differ , and many men, even with smaller testicles do not have issues with fertility
Doctor:you need not worry about the testes size
User:ok doctor.
Doctor:You are welcome
User:I shall try sending you the image, if I can capture the lump in it. The lump is too small and hard to identify.
Doctor:ok , not an issue
User:Thanks for your time and consultation.
Doctor:In such a case, you can even consult, a doctor in person, who can examine you and advice accordingly
User:Ya I will get an appointment fixed soon.
User:Can you guide me with a good doctor in Bangalore ?
Doctor:where do u live ?
User:R.T nagar
Doctor:which part of bangalore ?
User:I can come from office as well which is in C>V XXXXXXX nagar
Doctor:JUST give me a few moments
Doctor:you can consult Dr XXXXXXX L M
Doctor:address: 80 Feet Road, Rt Nagar, Opposite Sk Infosys, Bengaluru, Karnataka 0000, India
Doctor:phone 91 80 2354 5499
User:Ok shall call him up and fix an appointment.
Doctor:ok, thanks for consulting us here
Doctor:take care and have a good evening
User:Thank you... Have a good evening too..
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