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Does discoloration of your testicles mean you have testicular cancer?

Does discoloration of your testicles mean you have testicular cancer?

X-ray vision?: You can't see your testicles without actually opening the scrotum, so i assume that the scrotum is what you're referring to. The scrotum can change in appearance depending on many things, the most common of which is temperature. Infection of the skin, such as cellulitis can also cause a change in color. Check with your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Barry Rosen
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What kind of doctor should you see if you have testicular cancer?

A few: First, an urologist will evaluate and remove the affected testicle. Then, you would see a medical oncologist and maybe also a radiation oncologist (depending on the kind) to get additional treatment if necessary or at least to get follow up. This is a very curable disease even if advanced. Be safe and happy holidays. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have testicular cancer?

How do I know if I have testicular cancer?

Check yourself first: If you are a male between 15- 40 you should always check yourself at least once a month for new hard lumps in your scrotum and attached to your testes. If you feel something unusual go see your doctor to check for sure. ...Read more

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How would i know I have testicular cancer? What tests would be needed?

How would i know I have testicular cancer? What tests would be needed?

Depends on the type: Of cancer. Testicular cancer may present with a mass in the scrotum, pain and heaviness in the scrotum, lumps in the groin and at times with lumps in abdomen. See this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/testicular-cancer/ds00046. ...Read more

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How can I know if I have undiagnosed testicular cancer?

How can I know if I have undiagnosed testicular cancer?

Self-Exam: You'll find a new lump attached to your testis. If this is present, get with your physician. Less often, one of them is quite a bit larger than its companion, and larger than it used to be. Any doubts, get seen. ...Read more

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How can I know if I have testicular cancer?

See your: Primary care doctor who will exam you. They may order a testicular ultrasound if there is suspicion for a mass. Also, do a self exam and feel for any lumps. ...Read more

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Do you know how to interpret results to see if this is testicular cancer?

Do you know how to interpret results to see if this is testicular cancer?

I would not...: ...Dare diagnose cancer in an internet website. You need a live doctor to go over your results, any additional test you may need, and the treatment you should get. ...Read more

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Hello i am scared i dont know if i have testicular cancer help please?

Hello i am scared i dont know if i have testicular cancer help please?

TESTICULAR LUMP?: If you have a palpable mass on your testicle you should see a doctor so they can determine if you need further evaluation. I wouldn't wait on this. ...Read more

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How do I know that it is a hydrocele and not testicular cancer?

How do I know that it is a hydrocele and not testicular cancer?

Get ultrasound: No reason there can't be both. Hydrocele can make diagnosis by exam difficult. Ultrasound has minimal risk. ...Read more

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Dr. Simon Kimm
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