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What causes sensitive swollen mass on testicles?

hi, i noticed when i was checking my testicles that i have not on the testicle but attached a swollen very sensitve mass that was pretty large then very small today...just got it a couple days ago...did some research and it sounds like calcium deposits?
Mon, 23 Feb 2015
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Hi.
Thanks for your query.
Read and understood the problems.
You were checking the testicle on your own, found a sensitive mass, and now is it smaller today.
This may be due to an acute epididymitis, or a twisted cyst related to the structures in the scrotum which got ruptured or de-rotated. Hence got smaller.
Your research may be absolutely wrong as the calcium deposits do not cause any sensitive mass, nor they appear within a day nor can they disappear.

I would advise you the following:
Get an appointment and a direct physical examination done by a General Surgeon or an Urologist.
Get an ultrasonography of the abdomen and color doppler also of the scrotum.

A proper diagnosis can lead to a proper treatment if required.

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