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How Big Is A Testicular Cancer Lump
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
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
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
In the: Testicle. Lumps outside the testicle are rarely malignant. ...Read more
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
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
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
Just so I know to watch out for it. Are there any signs besides testicular lumps for testicular cancer?
Lumps most common: Pain is usually not present, so lumps are the most common symptom. ...Read more
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
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
Please help! I want to know the difference between testicular cancer lumps and epidermal cysts lumps. What's the color, size and location?
Go see a doctor if y: If you have any testicular swelling, you need to go see a doctor, preferably a urologist. You, yourself will not be bale to tell the difference between the above conditions. ...Read more
It seems most sites say testicular cancer presents as either a lump or swelling. Is this the case? Do you always have one of those symptoms?
Need evaluation: All "lumps" in the testicle need evaluation. Please see your family doctor as a start. ...Read more
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
I have a lump on left testicle... I noticed it 3 years ago... there has been no or discomfort,,, Is it a sign of testicular cancer??
Lump: Lump on testicle should be checkrdGet a more detailed answer ›
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
When checking for testicular cancer, is it still a concern when there are lumps on the "tubes" leading from testicle to the body?
What does a spermatocele feel like compared to testicular cancer? I have a lump that feels sorta connected at the top of my testicle.
See doctor: If you can feel a lump, please consult a doctor. This is not a do-it-yourself issue. ...Read more
I have a very small lump on my testicle. It has been there for at least month with no growth. Does testicular cancer always increase in size?
Most of the time: Go to Urologist now. Testis tumors occur in the 20-40 age group. Most of time 90-95% cure rate if early Rx ...Read more
Which is more common for testicular cancer? A mass growing inside the testicle or something you can feel on the outside of the testicle like a bump?
Bump: Bump palpable on the surface, Earl. However, it's moot. If you are concerned that you have testicular cancer, get seen. Period. I'd rather you be Jack Kruk ("If you won't let me play, I'll take my ball and go home") than dead. Think about his courage, and the other guys who've been in this situation beforehand. ...Read more
Lumps on both testicles for almost 30 yrs. Could this still be testicular cancer and still be alive? Dumb guy going for first physical in over 20 yrs.
Not to worry: The lumps that you feel are probably part of your normal anatomy. 30 years is long enough to be confident that they are benign. It is great that you are paying attention to your health. ...Read more
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
No: Testis cancer occurs most commonly in the testicle, occasionally it can grow in the abdomen. If you're feeling a lump on the scrotal skin, it is mostly likely a sebaceous cyst or infected hair follicle. Now that many men are "manscaping" or shaving their genitals, I see a lot of scrotal bumps. If you're concerned, a quick medical evaluation can confirm. ...Read more
I'm 55 years old and noticed a lump in my scrotum after being hit in the groin during pick-up game of baseball? Could this be testicular cancer or am I too old for that?
Could be: Should be checked by a urologist & by ultrasound. Good luck. ...Read more
Detailed testicular cancer symptoms please! I have a lump on right testicle almost a sore feeling. Feels like somethings being clogged please help me!
Urologist: This symptom is concerning and should be evaluated by a urologist. He will carefully palpate the testicles and order an ultrasound which is usually quite helpful in ruling in or out a testicular malignancy. ...Read more
I have a painful lump in the right hand side of my scrotum since 4 days. It is near one of my testicles. Is this a sign of testicular cancer?
Possibly: A minority of testicular cancer patients present with acutely painful scrotal masses, but the symptoms you are describing warrant further investigation. Your doctor should perform a physical examination. Depending on his findings, he may want to order an ultrasound or some other tests. ...Read more
I noticed a small bump on one testicle, about the size of a pinhead, or smaller. Just appeared recently. Could this be start of testicular cancer?
Could be: Any new abnormalty shouldn be checked nout by a physician. See a doctor and possibly have a ultrasound, do not wait. You are in the right age when testicular cancer is prevalent still/. ...Read more
See your doctor: It is not possible to provide a meaningful answer from the information you provided. It would be prudent to see your doctor. ...Read more
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