What should I do if I have pain or a mass in my testicle or scrotum?

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When pain or a mass develops in the testicle or scrotum, one should be evaluated by a physician to rule out infection or, less commonly, a tumor. In patients where pain persists, despite antibiotic therapy, an ultrasound is usually recommended to rule out a tumor.

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