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I have a lump about an inch long, which is kind of squishy,

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I have a lump about an inch long, which is kind of squishy, and is above my left testicle, and not a attached. It feels like it comes from higher in my abdomen. Have had it for a while already, but was alot smaller. Now its alot bigger, and i have constant dull pain/ache in my scrotum. What could this be?

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Dr. Saha :

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Dr. Saha :

When did it first appear?

Dr. Saha :

Does it disappear during sleep?

Customer: About a half a year ago. If i lay in bed it dissappears.
Dr. Saha :

Does it increase in size on coughing, sneezing?

Customer: If i cough it almost seems like it gets bigger
Dr. Saha :

Did you get it checked by doctor?

Customer: Not yet, i hv an appointment this week,
Customer: Im just worried and wud like to know what to expect
Dr. Saha :

There can be a few possible causes for it.

Dr. Saha :

It can be hernia.

Dr. Saha :

It disappears during sleep & increases in size on straining, coughing.

Dr. Saha :

Another possibility is epididymal cyst.

Customer: Ok, any chance of being cancer?
Dr. Saha :

But from your history it is likely to be hernia.

Dr. Saha :

Hernia is not cancer.

Customer: What is a epididymal cyst?
Customer: Ok good
Dr. Saha :

Epididymal cyst is a sac like structure.

Dr. Saha :

It is also not cancerous.

Customer: And im assuming that surgery is required for both?
Dr. Saha :
My goal is to provide you with excellent service today.
Dr. Saha :

Yes, surgery is required, but now a days pin hole surgery is less invasive.

Dr. Saha :

If there’s anything else I can do, please let me know

Customer: And what is that?
Dr. Saha :

Surgeon can do the surgery with small cut.

Customer: Ok. I appreciate your help. Thanks!
Dr. Saha :

You are always welcome.

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If you are satisfied, please leave an excellent rating.

Dr. Saha :

Best wishes.

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