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Testicular Torsion And Cancer
Had testicular cancer in left testicular. & testicular removed. Yesterday diagnosed hydrocele in right testicular. Will it become a testicular cancer?
Different entities: I'm glad the original testicular cancer is history. If you've had a good imaging study and there's no testicular cancer on the right, i would not worry about the hydrocele -- these are extremely common. You're correct to believe that a second primary in the opposite testis is somewhat more common than random chance. Ask your physician about banking sperms. Good luck. ...Read more
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
Had left testicular removal in 2007 due to testicular tumar. Yestrday diagnosed hydrocele in right testicular. Will it develop into testicular cancer?
Different in...: Spermatic cord torsion is extravaginal with its twisting hinge inside inguinal canal in prenatal or newboens; the commonly discussed testicular torsion is intravaginal with its twisting hinge below external inguinal ring in adolescents and adults with its peak around 15-19. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on age.: Testicular torsion has two peak incidences: a small one in the neonatal period and a large one during puberty, but it can occur at any age. The incidence is estimated to be 1 in 4000 in males younger than 25 years old. Approximately 65% of cases occur in boys between the ages of 12 and 18 years. ...Read more
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
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
Here are some ...: In experienced professional mind, awareness, & alert, a detailed history pertaining to the onset, degree, duration, interval, and progress of testicular pain in association with possible voiding Sx plus physicals & timely tests such as urinalysis with/without scrotal US will be reasonably easy to pinpoint their diagnoses. In fact, most times, imaging studies are not practically needed despite its ...Read more
Some are...: - age: torsion tends to be around puberty vs peididymits/orchitis, in young sexually active adults;std-related. - hx: torsion - acute onset and fast progress vs epididymits - slower progressive course. - voiding sx: none in torsion vs more in epididymits. - ua: normal in torsion vs pyuria in eoididymitis. - timely doppler us: torsion with poor a. Flow vs diffuse increase flow in epididymits. ...Read more
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
No !: These cancers are in different organs.Get a more detailed answer ›
Dumb luck: A few rare genetic syndromes put you at risk and there's a slight family tendency. A make-no-sense article a few years back blaming exercise probably reflected reporting bias. If you have a cryptorchid testis and it's not been fixed when it should have been, the risk is much higher. White guys are at the greatest risk, no one knows why. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Very painful, swelling is usually substantial.Get a more detailed answer ›
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Testicular torsion is a medical/surgical emergency. Torsion refers to a twisting of the testicle on its own blood supply, effectively cutting off oxygen to the testicle. It needs to diagnosed quickly and treated quickly to prevent testicular death. It usually presents with sudden pain in the scrotum with discoloration and swelling. Go to the emergency room if you think you have a torsion. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A dangling testis...: It's a dangling testis like a bell-clapper hinging below inguinal canal from inborn poor fixation of testis supposedly to the scrotal wall so it twists as testicular size increases and cremasteric muscle acts; this is intravaginal and happens to the puberty and adults. Those hinging above external inguinal ring are extravaginal, happening to newborn or before birth. Detail? Ask doc in expertise. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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