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What are the symptoms of testicle cancer?

What are the symptoms of testicle cancer?

Painless mass.: Testicular cancer usually presents as a painless mass in the scrotum. Because there is often no pain, many unfortunately delay evaluation. As the mass enlarges, there may be discomfort or a sensation of fullness in the scrotum, seen in 30-40%. 10% experience acute pain. If the cancer spreads, symptoms of more advanced disease such as neck mass, back pain, bone pain, or cough may result. ...Read more

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more


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What are the symptoms of testicle cancer?

Painless mass.: Testicular cancer usually presents as a painless mass in the scrotum. Because there is often no pain, many unfortunately delay evaluation. As the mass enlarges, there may be discomfort or a sensation of fullness in the scrotum, seen in 30-40%. 10% experience acute pain. If the cancer spreads, symptoms of more advanced disease such as neck mass, back pain, bone pain, or cough may result. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of testicle cancer?

What are the symptoms of testicle cancer?

Varies: Usually a mass. Here is a good website: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/testicular-cancer/ds00046/dsection=symptoms the important thing is to do a monthly self exam! ...Read more

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Please explain what are some symptoms for testicle cancer?

Please explain what are some symptoms for testicle cancer?

A mass: Usually it is not painful. Any mass in the testis that you weren't aware of previously needs to be seen by your physician. Late in its course, like any cancer it can do anything. Best wishes. ...Read more

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If a person has discomforting retracting testicles with enlargement, can it out rule cancer? Can retraction be an accompying symptom?

If a person has discomforting retracting testicles with enlargement, can it out rule cancer? Can retraction be an accompying symptom?

Is one enlarged?: If both are giving you the same problem and neither is enlarging, I would't worry. If one's gotten noticeably bigger recently, get it seen -- sometimes tumors are deep inside and may only be found on ultrasound. ...Read more

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Although it can be symptom-less what are the most common symptoms of testicular cancer? Left testicle is hard, shape is enlarged circle (not oval).

Although it can be symptom-less what are the most common symptoms of testicular cancer? Left testicle is hard, shape is enlarged circle (not oval).

Here are some ...: Seek pro-evaluation and counseling now to make sure if you get testicular tumor, or just hydrocele, or epididymal cysts, etc. since most of laypersons can not tell the difference among these. If indeed what you felt or thought is testicular tumor, you would not feel any discomfort but incidentally palpating some hardness inside the sac for a long time. Occasionally, breast enlargement may occur .. ...Read more

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Took a growth hormone and my right testicle has been in pain fir 3 months. Could it have grew the symptoms testicular cancer. Thinking it's cancer.

See your doctor: If you took human growth hormone once, i don't see why it would cause testicular pain. However, you should have the pain checked out regardless. It could be orchitis, epididymitis, an std, injury, .. Cancer would be down the list a bit, but there are a lot of serious conditions that are possible. ...Read more

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What does this mean? "most common symptom of testicular cancer is a painless lump on a testicle.sometimes may be swollen without lump" my test swollen

What does this mean? "most common symptom of testicular cancer is a painless lump on a testicle.sometimes may be swollen without lump" my test swollen

Get medical evaluati: A medical exam by your doctor is necessary if you have a clear difference in the size between the one side of the scrotum(testicle) to the other. It is easy for a doctor to tell if you have a swelling which can be either due to fluid(Hydrocele) or a tumor in the testicle. An ultrasound test may be of further use, if needed. ...Read more

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Testicles (Definition)

The testicles are the two oval male gonads, or reproductive glands, located in the scrotum. The seminiferous tubules of the testis are the site of spermatogenesis and its leydig cells secrete testosterone. The term testicles is synonymous with testes or gonads. The singular form is ...Read more