What Does A Testicular Lump Feel Like?

Are testicular cancer lumps hard?

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Most tumors do not cause any pain. The lump will usually form on the front or side of a testicle. It will often feel hard, and the entire testicle may feel firmer than usual. A lump can develop inside the testicle, or just under the skin.

What does a testicular cyst feel like?

A spermatocele (epididymal cyst) is a painless, fluid-filled cyst in the long, tightly coiled tube that lies above and behind each testicle (epididymis). It feels like a smooth, firm lump in the scrotum on top of the testicle.

What to do if you feel a lump on testicle?

See your doctor if you notice any new lump in your scrotum. Spermatocele. Also known as a spermatic cyst or epididymal cyst, spermatocele is a typically painless, noncancerous (benign), fluid-filled sac in the scrotum, usually above the testicle. Epididymitis.

What does a lump on your testicle mean?

A testicle lump, or testicular lump, is an abnormal mass that can form in the testicles. Testicular lumps can be a sign of problems with your testicles. They may be caused by an injury, but they can also indicate a serious underlying medical problem. Not all lumps indicate the presence of testicular cancer.