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How fast can the lump grow from testicular cancer?

How fast can the lump grow from testicular cancer?

Depends: There many types of testicular cancers. The growth rate will depend on the type of tumor and how aggressive it is. Sometimes difficult to predict. ...Read more

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Does neovascularity mean that a testicular lump is testicular cancer?

Does neovascularity mean that a testicular lump is testicular cancer?

The term means: "new blood vessels". Not sure if this is read from an u/s report, but to answer you question, only a biopsy provides the critical tissue to determine if cancer or not, and if cancer what kind. If the testis is enlarged and this report, i'd get an alph-feto protein and HCG blood test on the way to the or. ...Read more

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Can the lump you get from testicular cancer grow and increase in size? How fast does it grow?

Can the lump you get from testicular cancer grow and increase in size? How fast does it grow?

Yes: The cancer begins as a lump. Its growth rate is variable depending on the cancer type. If you get a cure with radiation or chemotherapy, there may be a scar where the cancer was or where is spread; it shouldn't grow. ...Read more

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Can the lump you get from testicular cancer grow and increase in size?

Can the lump you get from testicular cancer grow and increase in size?

Yes!: It can definitely grow and the growth is very concerning. If testicular lump is detected and especially if its growing, immediate medical attention is crucial. Early detection of testicular cancer is important as in early stage testicular is a curable disease. If scrotal lump arises from testicle, further evaluation with ultrasound is performed. ...Read more

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Is lump on a testicle, testicular cancer?

Is lump on a testicle, testicular cancer?

Could be if hard: Especially if non-tender. Fortunately testicular cancer is quite rare at your age, however it can occasionally occur. I have had a couple of boys of your age with testicular cancer. Should consult your Dr or urologist. Simple scrotal exam can provide answer, unless scrotal ultrasound is indicated. Diagnosis most likely an epididymal cyst or some other benign testicular or scrotal lump. ...Read more

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Is a small hard lump in a testicle usually testicular cancer? Some people said to me that other causes for lumps - besides cancer- are frequently soft

Is a small hard lump in a testicle usually testicular cancer? Some people said to me that other causes for lumps - besides cancer- are frequently soft

Merits evaluation.: A visit to a urologist would enable a proper assessment and determination of appropriate therapy. Not all hard lumps are cancers. ...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

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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Can a lump on the bottom of the penis shaft be potentially testicular cancer?

Can a lump on the bottom of the penis shaft be potentially testicular cancer?

I'm not: Clear what you mean by bottom. Base means where your penis attaches at the pubis, bottom to me means along the shaft from base toward glans/foreskin if you still have one. Testes are in the scrotum. When you have such a consern, since i can't see it, you should show it to someone that knows normal from go to the urologist. ...Read more

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Can you have testicular cancer if you don't feel a lump but have pain and discomfort esp after varicoecele treatment?

Can you have testicular cancer if you don't feel a lump but have pain and discomfort esp after varicoecele treatment?

Probably not cancer: This kind of discomfort is common and you would do well to get with your surgeon about ways in which this might be managed. ...Read more

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