A lump or mass in your testicle may be a minor problem, or it may be more serious. Minor causes include a buildup of fluid, a cyst, or a varicose vein in your scrotum. More serious causes include infection or a tumour.
You may have an ultrasound, X-rays, a CT scan to find out what is causing the mass. Or you may have a blood test.
Follow-up care is a key part of your treatment and safety. Be sure to make and go to all appointments, and call your doctor or nurse call line if you are having problems. It's also a good idea to know your test results and keep a list of the medicines you take.
Call your doctor or nurse call line now or seek immediate medical care if:
Watch closely for changes in your health, and be sure to contact your doctor or nurse call line if:
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Current as of: May 12, 2017
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
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