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    Hi. I'm 16 and i recently went to the doctors to have something checked on my left testicle. I was doing a self exam and i found this little bump on the top at the back of my left testicle. It was small like the size of a bb if not less. It also felt like i had a similar one on my right one. I went to the doctor and had it checked but all he did was a manual exam. He said what I was feeling was the epididymis and that I didn't have any like cancerous lumps. But I'm still worried because it's not a tube like thing its more like a little bump. Could it just be the like end part of it that I'm feeling? Or should I have it checked further?
    Last edited by clichegoeshere; 02-04-07, 09:57 PM.

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    The chances are the doctor is correct in his diagnosis, so you should relax a bit. Now, if you are unsure about what you were told or it's keeping you up at night get checked again. Have your folks make an appoiontment for you with a urologist that the expert in that field. If he thinks anything is wrong he will send you for more tests. It's really important that you're satisfied with the diagnosis.
    Son Jason diagnosed 4/30/04, stage III. Right I/O 4/30/04. Graduated College 5/13/04. 4XEP 6/7/04 - 8/13/04. Full open RPLND 10/13/04. All Clear since.

    Treated by Dr. Rakowski of Midland Park, NJ. Visited Sloan Kettering for protocol advice. RPLND done at Sloan Kettering.

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