Painful Testicle Lump Symptoms, Causes & Common Questions

Understand your painful testicle lump symptoms, including 3 causes and common questions.

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Contents

  1. 3 Possible Painful Testicle Lump Causes
  2. Questions Your Doctor May Ask
  3. Statistics
  4. Related Articles

3 Possible Painful Testicle Lump Causes

The list below shows results from the use of our quiz by Buoy users who experienced painful testicle lump. This list does not constitute medical advice and may not accurately represent what you have.

Epididymitis

Epididymitis is an inflammation of one or both of the tubes of the epididymis, a coiled tube which stores sperm inside each testicle. It is caused by a bacterial infection, most often from sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) such as chlamydia and gonorrhea. Epididymitis can also be caused by a urina...

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Testicular torsion

In torsion, the testicle is inadequately attached to the scrotum, allowing it to rotate freely within. This can lead to twisting of the testicle about the blood vessels to which it is connected, cutting off blood flow and leading to severe pain and the eventual death of the testicl...

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Testicular cancer

The testicles, or the male sex glands, are two egg-shaped glands located in a sac of skin (scrotum) beneath the penis. Most testicular cancers originate in the germ cells of the testicles, which produce immature sperm that then matures in order to fertilize a female egg and start a pre...

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Questions Your Doctor May Ask About Painful Testicle Lump

To diagnose this condition, your doctor would likely ask the following questions:

  • Do you notice anything going on with your testicles or scrotum?
  • Have you experienced any nausea?
  • Does the bump feel like an area of thickened skin?
  • Have you had night sweats?

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Painful Testicle Lump Symptom Checker Statistics

People who have experienced painful testicle lump have also experienced:

  • 14% Testicle Pain
  • 8% Pain In One Testicle
  • 5% One-Sided Testicle Swelling

People who have experienced painful testicle lump were most often matched with:

  • 40% Testicular Torsion
  • 33% Epididymitis
  • 26% Testicular Cancer

People who have experienced painful testicle lump had symptoms persist for:

  • 36% Less than a day
  • 30% Over a month
  • 21% Less than a week

Source: Aggregated and anonymized results from Buoy Assistant (a.k.a. the quiz).

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