Are the symptoms of testicular cancer bad?

No. I think you are asking whether the presenting symptoms of testicular cancer are bad (ie painful?). Most men who present with testicular cancer present with a nodule or painless swelling of one testicle. About a third complain of a dull ache or heavy sensation in the scotal region. About 10% present with acute pain.
They can be. Usually testicular cancer presents as a mass in the testicle that may or may not be painful. Having a mass in the testicle may increase the chance of the testicle getting twisted around, which can be quite painful. Sometimes the pain from the mass can be referred (sort of transmitted) to where it is felt in the groin, the back, or the lower abdomen.

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What are the symptoms of testicular cancer?

Testicular mass. Localized testicular cancer commonly presents as a mass in the testicle or scrotum with or without tenderness. The patient may also have testicular firmness, and scrotal heaviness. Metastatic disease may cause breast development (gynecomastia), gastrointestinal symptoms, or respiratory symptoms. Read more...

What are the symptoms of testicular cancer? How do I get tested for it?

Symptoms/test. Testicular cancer is the most common cancer in men between the age of 15 and 35. Symptoms range from none to lump, swelling, heaviness, or pain in the testicle or scrotum and or abdomen/pelvis. Tests: first step is a physical exam that would reveal a firm lump in the involved testicle. In addition, an ultrasound of the scrotum would verify. Pathology would be confirmed after orchiectomy. Read more...
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What are the symptoms of testicular cancer and where can I go to get tested? What sort of test should I get if I'm worried?

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I was wondering what are some symptoms of testicular cancer?

Depends on stage. And type of cancer. Like most cancers, early testicular cancer usually does not have symptoms. Common symptoms are swelling in the scrotum, heaviness or pain in the testes, hormonal symptoms depending on the type of tumor, swelling in the groin and late masses in the abdomen. See this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/testicular-cancer/basics/definition/con-20043068. Read more...
Most common. Is scrotal mass, usually painless. Common in undescended testis, even if "orchiopexed" (brought down into the scrotum). Read more...

Need expert help here. What are causes/symptoms of testicular cancer?

A mass. Almost without exception, testicular cancer announces itself as a mass in the testis. Usually it's palpable as a lump on or within the testis; it may be deep and the testis simply larger. Read more...

What are symptoms of testicular cancer and how would you self check yourself for any symtons?

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 more...