These Signs Might Help People Who Are Uncomfortable To Open Up About Testicular Cancer. These Signs Might Help People Who Are Uncomfortable To Open Up About Testicular Cancer.
This is still a very sensitive topic to talk about to many. However, you can make out with help of these symptoms. The common... These Signs Might Help People Who Are Uncomfortable To Open Up About Testicular Cancer.

This is still a very sensitive topic to talk about to many. However, you can make out with help of these symptoms.

The common symptom is the change in shape or size of one or both testicles and it is not necessary that it causes pain.

Some of the common symptoms are:

Heavy feeling in the scrotum.

Severe pain in the lower belly or groin.

Early puberty in boys

Breast growth or soreness.

Symptoms of advanced testicular cancer:

Severe pain in the back or belly.

Fatigue, sweating, fever.

Coughing, shortness of breath.

Headache

Testicular exams and tests:

Testicular ultrasound: This test is done to make sure there is no other possible causes of an enlarged or a painful testicles.

Blood test: It is necessary to measure the levels of the tumour markers in your blood.

AFP-Alpha Fetoprotein

Beta human chorionic gonadotrophin (beta-Ncg)

Imaging tests: like chest x-rays and CT scan of the chest, abdomen and pelvis.

However, the good news is that it is one of the most curable forms of cancer so make sure you identify this early and prevent further damage.

Henry Okafor

  • Tia

    2017-05-07 #1 Author

    This is really helpful for those who have cancer .. my step dad has cancer and it is so hard on us . Praying for everyone who has it !

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