... What Is a ovoid Hypoechoic Mass (0 replies)
... Hi again,
I asked a friend of mine who had testicular cancer about this and this is what he said:
This reads a lot like my ultrasound -- at least what you posted. That's why I'm responding here. I am not a doctor. I don't play one on TV. I'm just someone who went through a very similar situation. I ended up having stage I seminoma.
Have you had blood work done? Are... (6 replies)
... year old caucasion male here. I was wondering if anyone knows what a hypoechoic mass is? ... (6 replies)
... Hypoechoic is a term used to describe a part of an ultrasound image where the echoes (ultrasonic waves) are not as bright as normal or are less bright than the surrounding structures. I would see a second urologist (or even another urologist in this same group if there is one) for another opinion. I would want them both telling me to wait for a three month follow up before I... (6 replies)
... I am so sorry that you are having this problem. Did you tell this doctor that you know that the mass is growing? ... (6 replies)
... Hope that you can get in to see someone soon. Please let us know what you find out. We'll be thinking of you. (6 replies)
... Thanks prayingmom (and your friend!) as well as BJ for the input. I agree, I was thinking along those lines. Its hard to speak of such matters with famliy because I don't want to worry them, especially if there is nothing to worry about, so I thank you. However, prayingmom , your friends description describes my "ahem" excatly. I'm making an appointment with a "real" urologist... (6 replies)
... Your doc doesn't want to bother the urologist, yet doesn't mind you sitting there with a potentially life threatening condition?
First thing i'd do, change doctors pronto and put in a complaint to the general medical council (or your country's equivalent). It's your health that should be the priority not the feelings of some highly strung specialist.
I think some of... (6 replies)
... Went for an ultrasound and report stated this below ultrasound show mass in left parotid measuring 1.7x1.0x1.7cm. It is hypoechoic but does show some internal echoes. The margins are well defined but irregular in outline. There is no internal vascularity. ... (0 replies)