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Self Check For Testicular Cancer
Self exam: You can examine your testicles by lightly running your fingers over each one. If you begin to feel a lump or a swollen testicle you should see a urologist who will examen your testicles carefully and may refer you for an ultrasound examination. ...Read moreGet help now ›
Feel your Testes: Do a self exam. If you feel a lump, hardness, enlargement, pain, or any other change in one or both of their testicles, you should visit your doctor immediately. ...Read moreGet help now ›
It's easy: Palpate your testes / "testicles". Get familiar with the contents of your scrotum, finding the epididymis and spermatic cord and the plexus of veins. Any other mass on the testis needs to be checked. Most of us men handle ourselves often enough so that we need not plan special times! that's a good thing. ...Read moreGet help now ›
Is it normal for a 6 yr old testicles to be slightly bigger than the other one? How do I check for testicular cancer?
Testes Two Sizes: The scrotum may be asymmetric - but the testes are usually - you can feel them if you gently roll the scrotum between your fingers - the same size. Your son should be checked by his pediatrician - a simple screening exam and possibly an ultrasound. ...Read moreGet help now ›
A boy/man has: 2 testicles, one on each side of the scrotum, located behnd yur penis. Isolate each testicle and rub your finger from top to bottom, front and back, each side. Usually there is a lump and a tube in the back called a an epididymus--normal. Compare sides, should be similar. Repeat monthly. Questions? See your doc. ...Read moreGet help now ›
Testicular cancer: The self test you are looking for is called a physical exam! basically you must be familiar with your own body in order to notice any changes. Men are really supposed to exam their testicles once a month just as women are asked to exam their breasts once a month. Just pick a day of the month and get it done. If you feel a knot or lump see your doctor. ...Read moreGet help now ›
Starts with : ...A physical exam, looking for testicular lumps. Ultrasound and certain blood tests (tumor markers like AFP and beta hcg) can be of help. If there is enough concern, a urologist removes the testicle. Testicular biopsy with a needle is not advised. ...Read moreGet help now ›
Please see: A urologist. ...Read moreGet help now ›
I have sometimes pain in my perineum and testicles. Also have some pain when doing testicular self exam. Can it be testicular cancer?
See your doctor: Usually, cancer does not present as pain, but infection or inflammation can. Either way, please see your doctor and get a complete examination, to possibly include urinary analysis and if appropriate, testicular ultrasound. ...Read moreGet help now ›
I got lymph nodes checked and my blood lab results came back normal and i got checked for testicular cancer was negative but my pubic areas swollen?
Discuss with your MD: You have been examined and tested y your doctor and had lab tests done which we do not know, but you say these are normal and you were checked for testicular cancer and was negative and you have swelling in pubic area we do not have enough information to advice you.Iwill suggest you discuss with your doctors and if you do not get satisfaction get a second opinion with all the results and exam. ...Read moreGet help now ›
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