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  • Scared of a lump

    Hello!
    I`m new here sooo yeah
    I`m almost 21 and about a month ago I found a BB sized lump in between the epidymisis and the acual Testical, Its closer to the testical though. Its on the left testical.
    It doesn`t acually hurt when squeezed but I do feel pain in my abdomen and back all in the left side. The lump is hard.
    I also have pain in my chest (breasts) and lower abdomen but this only started when I found the lump so I think this is linked to being scared.
    I have a doctor appoint later this week but your answers will put me at ease until late this week comes.
    Thank You very much

  • #2
    You sysmptom don't sound anything like mine. If you read othere threads there are links how to do self exams, what to look for etc. It's good you scheduled a Doctors appointment. Realize TC is rare, so chance are it's not TC. I understand once you find something you start to notice everything else. Keep cool and get to the doctor. It will give you peace of mind. You'll be alright.

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    • #3
      Thanks I just can`t wait to get to the doctor

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      • #4
        Ok I went to my GP and he said he couldn`t feel anything (but my lumps hard to find) anyways I have an ultrasound next week.
        But I just have a quick question, Does a lump grow if its TC?
        Mine has been the same size for about 3 weeks now, BB sized.
        Well thanks for all the help!!

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        • #5
          Not all lumps grow quickly. The ultrasound will provide the best answers.
          Scott, [email protected]
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