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What happens if testicular cancer goes untreated

A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
28 years experience Pathology
Yes but unlikely: It's possible but very unlikely.
Dr. Sean Williamson
12 years experience Pathology
Depends: It depends what you mean by treatment. A diagnosis of cancer is usually not confirmed until the testis has been removed. Sometimes no treatment is a r ... Read More

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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
First it is rare: Bacterial orchitis is rare, it is viral ( mumps ) is more common. Total atrophy of testis is also rare, usually a vascular injury is the cause.If it ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
38 years experience Radiology
Scrotal pain: Has a number of causes including dilated veins (varicosities), epididymitis, intermittent twisting of the blood vessels (tortion) and, yes, sometimes ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Painles: Initial stages of testicular tumor appear as pain less growth with no testicular sensation then spreads to abdominal nodes , and a reason for delayed ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Krick
35 years experience Urology
Testicular pain: Testicular cancer is seldom painful and usually presents as a firmness in the testis or an abnormal shape to the testis. Painful testes should be che ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Usually no symptoms: Most often noted as a mass which is not symptomatic. Test would be a physical exam not a lab test. You and/or your doctor can examine your testicles.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
38 years experience Radiology
Yes: It is possible for prepubertal males to get testicular cancer.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
No relation: Do you mean priapism or just hard erections. Priapism term is usually used for an erection lasting more than four hours and generally requires medical ... Read More
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Testicular cancer: Swelling, lump or pain are usually symptoms of testicular cancer.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Lane
18 years experience Urology
Info: Disordered cell growth in the male reproductive organ. Most common form of cancer in young men (20s - 30s). Testicular self exam is the best way to de ... Read More
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