What are hard bumps on my balls?

What are hard bumps on my balls?

A spermatocele happens when a cyst grows in the epididymis, a tube in each of your testicles that contains fluid and unused sperm. It doesn’t cause any pain, but you can feel a spermatocele as a tiny, firm lump underneath the skin of the scrotum. Spermatoceles are harmless and can’t become cancerous.

Is it normal to feel something on your balls?

You should tell your doctor about any lumps or swelling in your testicles. The doctor will check your testicles and feel for the lumps — you may feel a little embarrassed, but it usually doesn’t hurt. Lumps in the testicles could be many things. Some are perfectly normal.

Why is my testicle hard as a rock?

Calcifications: These are small structures in the testicle or along the main sperm pipeline (vas) can become hard, almost rock like. These are always painless and rarely need to be removed.

How do you get rid of a Spermatocele?

During aspiration, a special needle is inserted into the spermatocele and fluid is removed (aspirated). If the spermatocele recurs, your doctor might recommend aspirating the fluid again and then injecting an irritating chemical into the sac (sclerotherapy).

Do testicular cysts hurt?

They are often painless, but the affected testicle may sometimes ache or feel heavy. You may also experience some pain and discomfort if the cyst puts pressure on other structures in or around your testicle.

How long do testicular cysts last for?

Children do not usually need treatment because most cysts disappear by themselves. However it may take up to four years to resolve. Surgical removal may be necessary if they become painful or don’t start to shrink.

Can spermatocele go away naturally?

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).

What causes a hard lump in the testes?

Varicoceles are sometimes associated with infertility. Testicular Cancer: Abnormal cells grown out of control in the testes, usually forming a hard lump in the testicle. Testicular cancer is less common than the other causes of scrotal masses, but it is the most serious.

What to do if you have a hard ball in your scrotum?

At best, you are releasing puss or infection into the scrotum to spread. If it is hard and constant, and doesn’t cause you any trouble, ignore it. On your next trip to the doctor, point it out. You should be doing monthly self testicular checks, and if you note any changes, report them. You can tell the doctor that you found this yourself.

How to tell if you have a lump in your scrotum?

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How to tell if you have cancer on your testicle?

Cancer lumps start as painless hard lumps that may be located inside or on the testicle. The lumps are firm and fixed on testicular tissue. The lumps will continue to become bigger. In some cases, testicular cancer lumps will become painful after sometime. Pain can also be felt on the scrotum or in the bowels.