Testicular Self Exam. French. Auto-examen des testicules. Les hommes doivent examiner leurs testicules tous les mois en commençant à la puberté. Le cancer. Carla, ya terminamos el examen. Por favor AUDIO w w w.s prin HCP: The best time todo the male testicular self-examination is after a shower or bath. Autoexamen Testicular – Men’s Health Network (Red de la Salud de los Hombres ) Autoexamen de los Testículos – Centro de Medicina Hospital Overlake.

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You may be considered high-risk if you have: Headaches or confusionfrom cancer spread in the brain.

I feel a hard lump as small as rice. It is easier to do the exam while standing up after a warm bath or shower. Not Helpful 0 Helpful 4.

If you feel this while inspecting your testicles, don’t be alarmed; this is normal. Not Helpful 0 Helpful TSE is best performed after a warm bath or shower. Three out of four cases of testicular cancer occur in an individual with an undescended testicle. Potentially, yes, but you may be feeling the epididymis at the top of each testicle, blood vessels, or the vas defrens. Record even those symptoms that do not seem consistent with testicular cancer symptoms.

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Low back painfrom cancer spread to the lymph nodes bean-sized collections of immune cells in back of the belly. English PRO pts in category: Patents, Trademarks, Copyright Law: Did this article help you? If you are experiencing symptoms, however, do not wait for your scheduled exam date; contact a doctor right away for an appointment.


Though these symptoms may not confirm the presence of testicular cancerit is very important to have a thorough examination to know for sure. Belly paineither from enlarged lymph nodes or because the cancer has spread to the liver.

Look at your scrotum to see if there are any changes. This article was co-authored by Chris M. Warnings This article should not be used as a substitute for professional medical advice and care. In addition to performing a monthly self exam, schedule a physical exam with their doctor at least once a year.

Being aware of your risk profile can make you responsive to symptoms if and when they occur. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with questions regarding a medical condition.

Some Leydig cell tumors can make estrogens female sex hormoneswhich can cause breast growth or loss of sexual desire. Peer comments on this answer and responses from the answerer neutral. Matsko, MD on August 24, Press gently to check the density and texture of the teste, then gently roll the teste between your thumb and first finger. Does that mean that I need to see a doctor?

Being able to visually observe an abnormality of the scrotum is an important aspect of the exam and will require removing any clothing currently covering your lower body, including undergarments.


When you meet with a doctor, he or she will perform the same kind of testicular exam as you did to check for the problems you felt. Clayton Causey Local time: Has one testicle become abnormally firm or lumpy? Matsko is a retired Physician in Pennsylvania.

Testicular self-examination

P Forgas Brazil Local time: Find a mirror and some privacy. Festicular an individual testis in both hands and roll it slowly with the thumb and fingers of your hand, feeling for small lumps or areas of soreness.

Steps for a Testicular Self-exam To make it easier to remember, select some specific day such as the first day of the month when you will routinely perform this exam.

Is having small ball-like lumps around the testis potentially cancer? Am I still fertile if I have been masturbating for the past 15 years?

Testicular Self-Exam (TSE)

Schedule a yearly physical exam. It feels like a small bump on the side of the testis, which might tfsticular mistaken for an abnormal growth if you are unaware of the area.

Since the benefits are not clear, many professional organizations, including the American Cancer Society do not make specific recommendations about regular testicular self-exams for all men. He received his M.