What is a testicular lesion?

Cystic lesions that develop in the head of the epididymis, spermatoceles grow out of the efferent tubules, where sperm are stored and mature after spermatogenesis in the testicle. On examination, the lesion is a soft, freely movable, transilluminating mass that is separate from and superior to the testicle.

How do you treat testicular damage?

Treatments for some types of testicular trauma include:

  1. Placing an ice pack against your scrotum.
  2. Resting and avoiding strenuous activity.
  3. Medication to treat pain and inflammation.
  4. Antibiotics to prevent or treat infection.
  5. Wearing a jockstrap to support your testicles.

What causes testicular damage?

Testicular injuries can be caused by penetrating forces (such as stab wounds or gunshot wounds) or blunt forces (such as a kick or baseball to the scrotum). These can cause all or part of the testicle to rip, as well as loss of the whole testicle.

How do you get rid of a cyst on your testicle without surgery?

Conclusions: Percutaneous sclerotherapy is a valid therapeutic alternative to surgery in the management of epididymal cysts: it is safe, effective, free of complications, less costly and shows good results in the follow-up.

Are all testicular masses cancerous?

Most of these tumours are non-cancerous, but some can be cancerous. Benign sex cord stromal tumours are removed with surgery.

When should I go to the doctor for a testicular injury?

However, if the pain doesn’t subside or you experience extreme pain that lasts longer than an hour; if you have swelling or bruising of the scrotum or a puncture of the scrotum or testicle; if you continue to have nausea and vomiting; or if you develop a fever, get to a doctor immediately.

How do you tell if you have cancer in your balls?

Signs and symptoms of testicular cancer include:

  1. A lump or enlargement in either testicle.
  2. A feeling of heaviness in the scrotum.
  3. A dull ache in the abdomen or groin.
  4. A sudden collection of fluid in the scrotum.
  5. Pain or discomfort in a testicle or the scrotum.
  6. Enlargement or tenderness of the breasts.
  7. Back pain.

Do testicular cysts need to be removed?

Usually, you won’t need treatment for epididymal cysts because they are harmless. However you may wish to have them removed if they become painful or cause you discomfort (painful or swollen testicles).

How do I get rid of a sebaceous cyst on my testicle?

For a sebaceous cyst A doctor can drain the cyst to keep it from getting larger. Permanent surgical removal. A doctor may cut out the cyst with a scalpel or use a laser to drain the cyst and remove the remains at another appointment.