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Is a testicular cancer lump hard or soft? Is a spermatocyte hard or soft? Is testicular cyst hard or soft? Is testicular cancer lump on or near testi

Is a testicular cancer lump hard or soft? Is a spermatocyte hard or soft? Is testicular cyst  hard or soft? Is testicular cancer lump on or near testi

It varies: Testicular or scrotal lumps, whether they are benign like cysts, or cancer, can be hard or soft. If you feel something, it is important that you go to your doctor and get an ultrasound. ...Read more

Dr. Barry Rosen
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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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Is the pain caused by testicular cancer constant? Will testicular cancer always present with a lump?

Is the pain caused by testicular cancer constant? Will testicular cancer always present with a lump?

No ; NO: Testicular cancers will present in most of the time as pain less mass with loss of teticular sensation , in rare occasions abdominal metastasis with no palpable mass , awareness and regular physical examination results an early diagnosis that will achieve the best results , including cure. ...Read more

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I was wondering what are the differences in testicular cancer and epidermal cysts lumps?

I was wondering what are the differences in testicular cancer and epidermal cysts lumps?

Malignant vs benign: Epidermal cysts are benign and can be left alone. Testicular cancer can kill if not treated and is one of the cancers for which available treatments are effective. See this site for info on testicular cancer. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/testicular-cancer/basics/definition/con-20043068. ...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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Hi, is it necessary to have a lump on testis for testicular cancer?

No: Some testicular cancers can diffusely infiltrate the testes without forming a discrete lump. The cancer may then present with generalized swelling. Why are you concerned? ...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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Can you please describe the diffrence in testicular cancer and epidermal cysts lumps?

Can you please describe the diffrence in testicular cancer and epidermal cysts lumps?

Pathology & location: Testicular cancer occurs when germ cells inside the testis become malignant and grow to form a mass. Epididymal cysts, are outside the testis in the epididymis, and are benign fluid filled bumps. It can sometimes be difficult to tell by self exam, so an exam by an physician is important. Based on this exam, a scrotal ultrasound may be ordered, which will help make the diagnosis. ...Read more

Dr. Simon Kimm
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Testicular cancer is a cancer of the testicle and may be either seminomatous ...Read more