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Does Getting Hit In The Testicles Lead To 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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
If I had to get my testicles removed because of cancer. Is there any way for me to still have kids?
With banked sperm.: Sperm banking is an important part of any discussion for those undergoing treatment for testicular cancer. Most cancers involve one testicle only, but those with testicular cancer appear to have abnormalities with their sperm in the unaffected testis. Removal of both testicles, chemotherapy, or retroperitoneal surgery for more advanced testis cancer can render the patient infertile. ...Read more
If you only have one testicle remaining does that make you less likely to get testicular cancer than if you had both?
If Azoospermic men are more likely to get cancer then are people who lost both testicles at same risk? Please explain.
2.2% risk of cancer: The Stanford study which found increased cancer risk in azoospermic men did not evaluate men who were castrated (is that which you mean by "lost both testicles"?) Of course a man who has no testicles, can not get testicular cancer (unless they were removed FOR testicular cancer). Castrated men have a lower risk of prostate cancer due to lack of testosterone. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can all Abnormal Lumps On the testicle mean cancer ? .
Can A 15 year old cancer ?
nd how did it get there in the first place witout injuring myself?
I'm a 34 year old male. Just lost my second testicle to testicular cancer. Now have no testicles. Will I be able to lead a normal life?
"Normal" really does: not exist. We are all different and respecting and celebrating those differences give life and bring peace. Of course you will mourn the physical loss you have experienced but you can be perfectly happy as you adjust. A clinical psychologist can help smooth out the adjustment process a bit. Sorry for what you have been through. Peace and good health. ...Read more
I have an lump on right testicle and i get red ruches on the right side of the scrotum. This makes me think a got penile cancer.
Rash/ mass: Unlikely penile ca; need to get check by urologist for testes lump. ...Read more
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
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