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"tumor" literally translates as "mass", so even a fresh bruise could be called a "tumor". Doctors use the term "neoplasm" (tranlates literally as new growth) to describe tumors that are abnormal growths of cells. These may be benign or malignant; "malignant" = cancer. In everyday usage, we use "tumor" ...Read more
How about urethritis: Burning from the urethra (the tube that conducts urine ; semen to the outside world) usually signifies inflammation ("urethritis") as is typically seen with sexually transmitted disease, urinary tract infection, or instrumentation. Penile cancer is low on the list of possibilities, but see your doctor about getting appropriate diagnosis ; treatment asap or you risk at least urethral stenosis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Had metastatic germ testicular tumor in right testicular and testicular removed. Will tumor happen again ?..Is it fully curable ?
Clarify?: The large majority of men with a testicular germ cell cancer that metastasizes can expect a cure with today's medications. Usually two years disease-free means you can expect it not to recur. While the healthtap team is glad to help, you also owe it to yourself to get your physicians' full answer to all your questions. ...Read more
I have a small tumor behind ear.biopsy result came as benign salivary gland tumor,basal cell adenoma.surgery needed?is it urgent?can bcme cancerous?
No: I'm sorry there are people in the world who would tell you something like this. You should be able to enjoy your body and your emerging manhood without people trying to manipulate you through fear. Think about the girl you'll marry, and vary your technique to be prepared for different possible partners. Cherish the time and who you are. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
?: I'm sure there is something to be said about size. However, intimacy and intercourse are more than just size. I'd like a bigger one myself honestly, but after 5 kids and 2 wives and... Nevermind. Size is not the most important thing. ...Read more
In theory, prostate cancer cells can spread anywhere in the body: In practice, though, most cases of prostate cancer metastasis occur in the lymph nodes and the bones. Prostate cancer metastasis occurs when cells break away from the tumor in the prostate. The cancer cells can travel through the lymphatic system or the bloodstream to other areas of the body. More commonly prostate cancer metastasis can occur in the: Bones, Lymph nodes, Lungs, Liver, Brain. Rare locations of prostate cancer metastasis include: Adrenal glands, Breasts, Eyes, Kidneys, Muscles, Pancreas, Salivary glands, Spleen. If you've been diagnosed with prostate cancer and you're concerned about prostate cancer metastasis, talk with your doctor about your risk of prostate cancer metastasis and your treatment options. ...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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Left testicular removed due to testicular tumor in 2007 & now diagnsed hydrocele in right testicular by scrotm ultrasound .Will it develop into tumor?
Excess fluid: Testicular cancer is in the testicle itself. Almost all things found outside of the testicle are benign. A hydrocoele is just increased fluid surrounding the testicle, sometimes for o apparent reason. Obviously, it's a good idea to continue your routine follow up with urology. ...Read more
Average penis size: Size varies considerably, especially flaccid length which varies with temperature. Caucasian men average length 3.5 inches flaccid & 5.4 inches erect Circumference flaccid 3.6 inches & 4.5 inches erect. My clinical experience has been that African Americans & Afro-Carribeans on average have larger penises than Caucasians & Asians have smaller ones. Journal of Sexual Medicine Vol 11, pgs 93-101 ...Read more
Diagnosis: stage 1 or t1 squamous cell carcinoma, just below glans on penis underside. What is percentage chance it has spread to lymph or elsewhere?
Lymphangitis?: A lymphocele of the penis would be unlikely. Sclerosing lymphangitis, related to rough masturbation or sex, is self limited, though it can make the penis look quite ill. As for other lumps, Peyronies Disease causes firm plaques to arise in the deep part of the penis, which can result in erectile dysfunction. If you have > 30' curvature or pain with erection, see your urologist ASAP. ...Read more