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What does a little ball on your testicle mean?
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. Most lumps are caused by benign, or noncancerous, conditions.
What is a pea sized lump in testicle?
Epididymal cysts These are small fluid filled cysts, which may contain semen. They are usually about the size of a pea but can be larger. They usually develop in adults around the age of 40 and may take many years to form. They are smooth and spherical and tend to be found in the head of the epididymis.
Can spermatocele go away?
Although your spermatocele probably won’t go away on its own, most spermatoceles don’t need treatment. They generally don’t cause pain or complications. If yours is painful, your doctor might recommend over-the-counter pain medications, such as acetaminophen (Tylenol, others) or ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin IB, others).
How big is a pea?
Tumor sizes are often measured in centimeters (cm) or inches. Common food items that can be used to show tumor size in cm include: a pea (1 cm), a peanut (2 cm), a grape (3 cm), a walnut (4 cm), a lime (5 cm or 2 inches), an egg (6 cm), a peach (7 cm), and a grapefruit (10 cm or 4 inches).
How can I remove spermatocele at home?
You cannot get rid of a spermatocele naturally. Although diet, herbal remedies and lifestyle modifications often claim to treat a spermatocele, there is no evidence that they help get rid of the condition. Most spermatoceles are not dangerous and do not require any treatment.
Can you squeeze a spermatocele?
It can grow to the same size as the testicle (testis) . It has a smooth surface and the consistency is described as fluctuant. This means you can squelch it between your fingers like a tiny water-filled balloon as opposed to the hard resistance you feel when squeezing a marble.