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Concerned I have a cancerous lump in my penis

22M Height: 6’2 Weight 180 Lbs

For the past few months I’ve noticed a vertical rice shaped lump on the erectile tissue of my penis (I think it’s called the corpus cavernosum?). There aren’t signs of anything on the surface. For the most part I can only feel it when I’m erect and I don’t feel it every time.

Maybe it’s an engorged vein or a cyst? I’ll probably have it checked out when I visit the doctor in a couple weeks. Only problem being that I don’t think they could feel it. Maybe I’m being paranoid, but I just wanted to see if anyone else knows whats going on.
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It's hard to say what is going on and a doctor would need to examine you. So, yes, go to the doctor when yo can to discuss this.  With that said, you are 22 which makes the odds of something like cancer fairly low.  And this does not sound like penis cancer.  This type of cancer is actually quite rare.  Doesn't mean it doesn't happen, but again, very low odds that cancer has anything to do with your situation. https://www.webmd.com/cancer/penile-cancer-overview#1  Take a look at that link (copy and paste).  Here are the things that put you at greater risk of penile cancer.  
    Have the human papillomavirus (HPV)
    Are over age 60
    Smoke
    Have a weakened immune system because of HIV or AIDS
    Aren’t circumcised. Fluids and a thick buildup called smegma can collect under your foreskin and might make cancer growth more likely.
    Have a condition called phimosis, which makes your foreskin tight and tough to clean. It can also lead to fluid buildup.
    Had psoriasis treatment with the drug psoralen and ultraviolet (UV) light

Any of that sound like you?  Please know that penile cancer also has other symptoms typically that would be present.  

But since you have a lump, get it looked at.  https://www.healthline.com/health/mens-health/lump-on-penis  There are possible causes.  And it could even be something like a blemish.  Peyronies disease is scar tissue that builds up, so that is a possibility.  
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