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Could cyst on ribs be related to cysts on testicles?

My husband has at least 5 cysts on his testicles; he wanted to wait for surgery but the swelling is now in his lower abdomen causing too much pain to wear regular clothing. We just noticed another cyst like nodule on his ribs. Could these be related? He is 62 years old.
Tue, 26 May 2015
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hello
I appreciate your concern
It may be related if it is a sebaceous cyst
If you can upload me a photograph I will be able to guide you better
I would like to know since how long it has been there ?

Looking at your description this could be multiple sebaceous cyst or a sign of STI

Cyst in rib can be a lipoma, sebaceous cyst or a bony nodule

You need not to worry it will be alright after surgery
Hope this answers your question
Best wishes
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