Any male with Crohn's ever found a lump in one or their testicles??

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   Posted 2/18/2010 9:31 AM (GMT -6)   
I am 23 yrs old and have had Crohns for 5 years. 3 weeks ago I found a lump on one of my testicles. I went to docs next day and he had a feel. He has referred me for an ultrasound on the testicle but the waiting time is 4-8 weeks. Could the lump be Crohns related? confused

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   Posted 2/18/2010 10:35 AM (GMT -6)   
No, I don't think so. Did he comment on the lump? Try not to stress too much. I would call the ultrasound department and ask if there have been any cancellations to get yourself in sooner for your own piece of mind.

I actually know a guy who had testicular cancer in his early 20's and he's totally fine now.
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   Posted 2/18/2010 11:20 AM (GMT -6)   
We are not doc's so I would not rule anything out, but please do get it checked out.
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   Posted 2/18/2010 2:55 PM (GMT -6)   
Definitely get it checked out. I've never heard such being a symptom of CD. 4-8 weeks seems like a really long time to wait for an ultrasound -- I could get one in 1-2 days.
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