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how to tell if you have penile cancer

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zafar Khan
57 years experience Urology
Non healing ulcer : Penile cancer is generally found in middle aged or elderly men who are uncircumcised.It starts as an ulcer which does not heal and gradually gets larg ... Read More

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See your doctor: It may not be feasible for an untrained person to differentiate these lesions. In some cases it may require a biopsy and examination of the tissue by ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to say: Condoms can reduce but not prevent the spread of HPV. The wart strains are also not known to trigger cancer.However, the contacts involved in getting ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
23 years experience Radiology
If there are: Changes to the appearance of the penis including mass, skin discoloration, pain then see your doctor.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
26 years experience Urology
Penis cancer: This is cancer of the penis. It is a malignant condition that will spread if left untreated.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
26 years experience Urology
Poor hygiene: The most common risk factor for penile cancer is poor hygiene, typically in patients who are not circumcised. Another risk factor inlcudes penile hpv.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Several looks: A red spot (especially on the glans). A bump usually with a rough surface. Less often an ulcer. Any lesion that stays around for two weeks and is worr ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Nesbitt
40 years experience Urology
None: Penile cancer can only potentially be cured by surgery, radiation or chemotherapy, or a combination of these therapies.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some...: The ultimate cause for cancer is the unwanted mutation of local cells leading to their non-stoppable division & growth in mass, which has been kno ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
43 years experience Family Medicine
Penile cancer: Signs of penile cancer include sores, lumps, discharge, and bleeding. Early on these symptoms are quite mild. As long as you have an md check any sym ... Read More

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