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lump on scrotum , not testicle

i am 36 years old, and weigh 260 pound at a hieght of 6'2". i don't know if any of that is relevant but there you are.
about 3 weeks ago i discovered a small (about 3/8") been shaped lump in my testicle sack about an inch from the start of the scrotum in the back (an inch from the taint). there is no pain unless i squeeze it (i thought it might be a pimple) and then the pain goes away almost emediately upon releas of pressure. i must admit after three weeks i am getting conserned. i have no insurance so cannot get it checked by a eurologist emediately. could you please tell me what this might be and could i have testicular cancer.  thank you
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Hi,

A lump in the scrotum can be a cyst or an abscess. As it is not painful unless you apply significant pressure on it, it is more likely to be a cyst.

Sebaceous cysts form in areas where there are a lot of sweat glands and hair follicles and require treatment if they become infected. The problem with sebaceous cysts is that they usually have a cyst wall in place and can keep recurring even after you drain them. It is better to have it excised with the cyst wall under anesthesia and antibiotic cover. There is no urgency right now as there is no apparent inflammation, but you will need to factor this in your health plan.

It is highly unlikely that the lump could be a sign of cancer.

Do keep us posted on any further doubts in this regard.
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hello DR.,
i am facing the same problem but i have three abscess on the sack under my penis which are painless and i have not tried to squeeze or apply any kinda pressure on them please advice me what shuld i do ? if you want i can send you a picture  
Avatar universal
hello DR.,
i am facing the same problem but i have three abscess on the sack under my penis which are painless and i have not tried to squeeze or apply any kinda pressure on them please advice me what shuld i do ? if you want i can send you a picture  
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