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I am 29, & recently, I noticed a pea-size lump on the head of my epididymis. I have some slight aches & discomfort while sitting. I also have a sensation of having to continue to use the bathroom. This has occurred for a little over two weeks ago, and it has since persisted and now the pain on my left testicle has intensified. The lump appears to be solid but it is not rock-hard & is mobile above the testicle. The swollen head of the epididymis is large, pea-sized & is moderately firm. The vesicles & vas defrens are inflammed, & I seemed to get aches in my testicle, pelvis, inner-left thigh, & in my lower abdomen.
I saw my general practitioner, and he sent me for an ultrasound. He also put me on anti-anxiety meds... The ultrasound report said they found nothing but trace hydroceles, but I am frustrated because this mass is clearly here & is bigger than the other side. I have seen two urologists who claim epididymitis, spermatocele, or prostatitis? Should I be concerned?


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replied July 12th, 2012
Testicular Cancer Answer A37016
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum,
If you are worried, you can consider taking second opinion from an Andrologist or Urologist. If it is simple hydrocele, early treatment will help to relieve symptoms and complications. Visit your Andrologist or Urologist at the earliest for further evaluation and assistance. Look out for development of any new symptoms. Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating Andrologist or Urologist and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately. Avoid activities that aggravate the symptoms.
Take care.


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