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Do You Normally Have Lower Energy Levels After Testicular Cancer
Yes: It's common to have low energy with any cancer, especially after treatment. Men with testicular cancer usually have one or both testicles removed, which can lower testosterone levels, causing low energy. Other causes can include anemia, depression, and low thryoid hormone. Low energy should gradually improve over time after treatment is finished. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possibly: Low back pain might be caused by testicular cancer in abdominal or pelvic lymph nodes, pelvic or lower abdomen back muscles, low lumbar vertebrae or if it were pushing on the nerves exiting the spine in the low back. The best was to evaluate this would be imaging of the low back, abdomen and pelvis with either ct scan or MRI scan or both. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Usually not: Testcular cancer may spread to the lymph nodes of the back but this is seldom painful. It seldom metastasizes to the bone. Your question is important and should be moot -- if there's a testicular mass it needs to be investigated, if a person has been treated for testicular cancer, low back pain isn't the normal way a recurrence presents. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
You get treated!: You get evaluated for the extent of the disease. Usually, there will be ct scans of the abdomen and chest to look for evidence of spread. The diseased testicle will be surgically removed. You will usually be put on chemotherapy and radiation therapy. Prognosis is usually good. Good luck. ...Read more
While it is possible: To have testis cancer, it is easy to find out. Go to the doctor, tell him your worry, have examine you and teach you to eamine yourself. Testis cancer is highly curable, and may not effect fertility - other testis may be fine, but this too can be checked, as sometimes there are intrinsic low sperm production. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the chances of having testicular cancer even after having done multiple ultrasounds that were negative but have possible looks of it.
Man says he has testicular cancer after only being to the emergency and urologist once says he's dying from it is this true to know already?
Not likely.: In testicular cancer, 95% patients are cured if treated right. Depending on whether it is a seminoma or not, it would get inguinal orchiectomy followed by radiation therapy or lymph node dissection. Salvage therapy can rescue 25% of those not cured by primary therapy. So it's very hard to say that a person may be dying from this unless it is very advanced, and they had absolutely no therapy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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