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Suggest treatment to remove palpable nodule in urethra

I am Rahul, 27yr, Suffered from tubercular epididymo orchitis 4yr back & treated with ATD. There is a palpable nodule on the urethra which was painful at the time of diagnosis. There is no problem with micturation. But when erection occurs i appreciate that sensation is reduced due to the pressure effect. Sometimes i feel like a pin prick when glans is touched, I ve consulted with urologist but Dr. told that no need to worry about that. But it causing impotent to some extent due to the pain, i want to remove it, what i ll do??
Thu, 16 Aug 2018
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Hello and Welcome to ‘Ask A Doctor’ service. I have reviewed your query and here is my advice.

It is small nodule and it can happen after an episode of epididymitis. You can get it removed through an endoscopic procedure. It’s a small procedure and can be done with in thirty minutes. Consult a urologist and he will direct you accordingly.

Wishing you good health.

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