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Ultrasound recommended for swelling in the scrotum - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Testicle Problems
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User :   I have what feels like a third small testicle in my sack. Is it harmless?
Doctor :   When did you notice it?
User :   about 3 months ago
Doctor :   Can you describe it? in terms of shape, size, consistency, etc?
User :   It is about half the size of the other normal testicles, almost same shape. and it is on the upper left part of the sack. if it helps, i usually set down crossing my legs in a way that squeezes that part of the sack up.
Doctor :   I didn't get the last part.
Doctor :   i usually set down crossing my legs in a way that squeezes that part of the sack up. ?
User :   i usually cross my legs setting. this squeeze the sack a little bit. making the upper left part of the sack apart of the rest of the sack.
User :   is that clear?
Doctor :   Yes.
Doctor :   Do you have any other symptoms like pain, fever, difficulty in passing urine/stool?
User :   no
User :   i am perfectly fine
Doctor :   Does it pain on touching it?
User :   it feels like a testicle. regular sensation
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Give me your age. height and weight?
User :   27, 96kg, 178cm
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Did you involve in heavy weight lifting/ putting pressure on your abdomen?
User :   no. I don't think so.
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   How is it on touch? soft or hard?
User :   I think it is a bit softer than the testicle
Doctor :   Has it increased or decreased in size in past 3 months?
User :   Nothing that I have noticed
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   It is normal.
Doctor :   You have to get a ultrasound to
Doctor :   make any diagnosis.
Doctor :   I meant it is not normal, sorry.
User :   ok. thank you for your time.
Doctor :   Is there any thing else i can help you with?

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