Spermatocele

What is Spermatocele?

Spermatocele () is a retention cyst of a tubule of the rete testis or the head of the epididymis distended with barely watery fluid that contains spermatozoa. Spermatoceles are the most common cystic condition encountered within the scrotum. They vary in size from several millimeters to many centimeters. Spermatoceles are generally not painful. However, some men may experience discomfort from larger spermatoceles. They are harmless.

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My husband has a lump on the side of his testicle . It s almost like another testicle. A couple of years ago, he had a spermatocele removed from...

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Thanks for your query Based on the fact that you stated and the previous history of spermatocele being operated it could be either recurrence...

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Hi, I had chlamydia few months ago, I was treated and tested negative for chlamydia, but now I have spermatocele (size 3.5 mm) in my right...

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Thanks for your query.based on what you have posted it appears that you have small spermatocele and getting discharge when you squeeze your...

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My age-32 , sex- male. today I was sitting for a long time and after that I did a self examination of my testicles. I found my right epididymis at...

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I Had spermatocele cyst about 5 years ago, It was popped on its own when I had chicken pox around the same time. white stuff came out with some...

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is it normal for Spermatocele surgery and have swelling 3 weeks later still. size of small egg. doc cauterized it. is it normal? its very thick...

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HI Doc, I am a 24 year old male thanks for taking the time to read my situation. About three days ago, I noticed a small tiny hard bump on my left...

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Can spermatocele have any longterm side effects? Can there be leaking of some sort? I know have an inflammed piriformis muscle on same side as...

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sir, the symptoms of testicular cancer (swollen lymph node and groin area) is visible in naked eye ? Or how large the swollen is ? Or it can only...

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