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Ihave a swollen testical, what can that mean

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Ihave a swollen testical, what can that mean

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does not hurt - started getting larger over the last 4 months -no fever-its just big-about the size of a large lemon

The most likely cause of this area of swelling is a simple fluid collection call me hydrocele. This is a very common finding that is common in men. It is not the testicle is swollen, it is just a fluid sack around the testicle. You only way you can determine this is to see a urologist for examination and they may do an ultrasound. If it is so large that it is bothering you, they can do a simple surgery to remove the fluid in the fluid sac. This is most likely not anything like cancer but you need to see a doctor to evaluate for this. Cancer of the testicle is extremely rare and your age. Hope this helps and let me know if you have questions.
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