Perfectly fine if you get a laugh out of this (that's why i posted it anonymously) but i think i have testicular cancer, which is kind of awkward to tell my parents about. I don't know if this is a symptom of it, but my testicles shrunk (may the laughs commence) I think I may have testicular cancer but my family to go to the hospital. 15M noticed a small lump thing on my right testicle. I'm really scared it might be cancer but for the price of a hospital visit with no health insurance I'm afraid of how much it'll affect us financially to get a check.I don't want to let it go unchecked if it is cancer but. Hi Im Karl and im 13. I think i might have testicular cancer, My right testical sometimes feels swolen or numb and theres a tender part of my testical. This topic is answered by a medical expert Testicular cancer usually affects young or middle aged men , treatment for it is very effective and nearly all men are cured. You should go to a doctor ASAP and not leave it for a month cos you dont know how serious it is, better to have it checked now and put your mind at ease
Most people who have testicular cancer will notice symptoms at some point. The most common testicular cancer symptom is a lump or a swelling in your testicle. Lumps can be as small as a pea. Swelling can feel like an irregular thickening on your testicle. Symptoms are often painless, but there might be some discomfort I had testicular cancer four years ago, I was 40 years old and like you, I knew something was wrong, just scared, finally I went to see a doctor and within two days I was in the hospital having my left testicle removed. Because I was older, testicular cancer can be easily treated with radiation, I had twenty days of radiation Goober, I have something to tell you. I was in the hospital today. Tears broke out immediately. I hate hospitals, she sputtered. As what would quickly become second nature when sharing my diagnosis, I began reassuring her. I will be ok. They think I have cancer, so they removed it I think I might have testicular cancer. What should I do? If you suspect you might have testicular cancer, make an appointment with your doctor right away, especially if any lumps, swelling, or pain in your groin area lasts for more than 2 weeks. Many men with signs of testicular cancer wait to go to a doctor for several months
Testicular cancer starts in the testicles, which make hormones and sperm in men. It starts when cells in the testicles grow out of control and crowd out normal cells. This makes it hard for the body to work the way it should. Cancer cells can spread to other parts of the body . You should see your doctor who may send you to a urologist. Tests such as a scrotal sonogram will likely be ordered. There are cysts and other issues (hydrocele, varicocele, feeling the epididymis) that can occur in the scrotum so it does not definitely mean cancer when you are feeling a lump I've talked to a couple of other people who had testicular cancer who said that. You almost have to manage your friends' mental health because they'll look at it and it'll make them think about things in their life. I think my friends have gotten very emotional about things The doctors were able to determine that the cancer had developed in my right testicle, metastasized to my lungs and lymph nodes, and had literally burned out, leaving only but a small scarring on the tissue. This explained why I didn't have a lump, or pain, or swelling—the cancer had literally burned itself out Cancer of the testicle is 1 of the less common cancers, and tends to mostly affect men between 15 and 49 years of age. Typical symptoms are a painless swelling or lump in 1 of the testicles, or any change in shape or texture of the testicles. It's important to be aware of what feels normal for you
Cancer that's spread to other parts of the body is known as metastatic cancer. Around 5% of people with testicular cancer will experience symptoms of metastatic cancer. The most common place for testicular cancer to spread to is nearby lymph nodes in your tummy (abdomen) or lungs. Lymph nodes are glands that make up your immune system Sometimes, people with testicular cancer do not have any of these changes. Or, the cause of a symptom may be a different medical condition that is not cancer. So, having these symptoms does not mean that a person definitely has cancer. Usually, an enlarged testicle or a small lump or area of hardness are the first signs of testicular cancer
Testicular Disorders & Male Fertility Issues. i think i have testical cancer . By Guest | 2 posts, last post over a year ago. New Reply Follow New Topic. Guest over a year ago. im scared i dont knwo. If you have abnormal levels of any of these markers in your blood, then you could have testicular cancer. But you could have a cancer without raised markers. Not all testicular cancers make these chemicals. Raised markers are more common in pure teratomas and mixed tumours than in pure seminomas Not for cancer, but you might have some skin thing. It's very very unlikely for a 13 year old to have testicular cancer. It's basically impossible. 0 0. Amers. Lv 5. 4 years ago. Actually testicular cancer happens between 15-40's in males so it is a problem in younger men
Testicular cancer is known as a young man's disease. I have 2 friends who had it in their early 20's. Early detection and treatment is the key. Testicular cancer is very treatable. The lump your feeling could be nothing, or it could be something. Don't take a chance. Have it checked out right away. Don't panic until there is reason to panic At first I didn't worry but then it started to play on my mind A LOT and I start googling what it could be (I know.. worst thing I could have done) and nearly everything has pointed towards Testicular Cancer. I do have a bit of a dull pain in my right testicle maybe 1 out of 10 on the pain scale and not all the time, but I think that's only. Testicular cancer is the leading cause of cancer in guys from ages 15-35 but it does occur at younger and older ages. There could be other things going on besides cancer but the only way to know for sure is to have your doctor take a look at you I think i have testicular cancer, and now im really scared? I know i need to see a doctor and i'll be making an appointment first thing in the morning. But i found a lump a year ago and told my dad (im 16 btw). My dad said i was fine but he never did anything And for a while i lost it i thought You have a few options in your circumstance. One is to find a free or sliding scale clinic to have an examination. You can call a regular physician's office and ask how much a visit will cost, if you'd prefer to not use a public clinic. You wou..
I have a much better chance of surviving testicular cancer. Obviously I want a cure for all cancers, but I think the reason pancreatic cancer isn't given more funding is because when you get it. I have read the cancer backup book on Testicular cancer and thats the only thing I know about it apart from a couple of stories. I hope there is someone out there who maybe able to help me with a copule of the questions above before I go into hospital on tuesday
If the cancer has spread to regional lymph nodes the survival rate is 96% and even if there are distant metastases the survival rate is over 70%. We understand no one wants to have testicular cancer but you are not alone. More than 250,000 men in the U.S. are testicular cancer survivors Testicular cancer: Six early signs and symptoms that could indicate you have the disease TESTICULAR cancer is one of the less common cancers, and while it's one of the most treatable types, it. OP you can do this. I finished my fight with testicular cancer last year in April. I discovered the tumor, had surgery, chemo, the works. I'm cured with a 98% chance of it never surfacing again. If you at any time need someone to chat with, have questions, need any kind of support do not for a moment hesitate to reach out to me. Hoping the best. If there is one cancer that one would want to have if one has to have cancer, it is testicular cancer. It is one of the most easily treatable cancers but you will have to undergo orchiectomy (removal of at least the affected testis). Hopefully it was caught early, is unilateral (most likely), and the doctors are not wasting time
Page 2- Think I Have Testicular Cancer.. Need Advice The Gentlemen's Clu If you have symptoms of testicular cancer, don't panic. Many times, changes in the testicles are not cancer. But, you should contact your doctor to find the cause of your symptoms I have give this some thought, If I have cancer, it might have already have spread, I found a lump on one of my nads, I looked on the internet, the only thing it referred to was testicular cancer. So if in fact I do have cancer, then I have very few options, I'd hate to leave a $100,000 bill behind me, and no insurance also the pain, with no. A student who was diagnosed with testicular cancer four days after his 21st birthday has revealed he has overcome the disease. Stewart Morgan was leaning against a bathroom sink when he felt real discomfort in his right testicle on 10 October, 2019. The finance student, now 22, noticed a pea.
Now the biggest thing I had was I tend to sweat a lot my cancer man asked me whether or not I'd had any hormone replacement because with, now having both testicles removed then the body has no means of generating them, so you're gonna need some Scott Petinga told us what it's like to have your life implode overnight when you're diagnosed with testicular cancer, and what he hopes to do to change things for men like him The Testicular Cancer Resource Center Alternative Treatments for Testicular Cancer I must be very up front here: I am very hesitant to publish this section because conventional TC treatments (surgery / radiation / chemo) are SO effective...so much so, in fact, that I have read very little about alternative therapies for testicular cancer patients I think the real value, I mean testicular cancer treatment is just so successful in mainstream medicine that really I think someone would be crazy not to pursue mainstream treatment. Where I think complementary alternatives treatments can be very useful is controlling side effects and minimising the damage of chemotherapy, particularly nutritional treatments
Misc i think i might have testicular cancer (srs) (very scared) By PromiscuosPanda in forum Misc. Replies: 41 Last Post: 05-07-2011, 01:57 PM. So I just found out that I might have testicular cancer. By dan213 in forum Misc. Replies: 127 Last Post: 07-22-2009, 11:49 AM. Bookmarks. Bookmarks. Digg; del.icio. I think that's one of the things that you find with the gay person, that our people that are there to take care of us, to support us and help us through life-changing events such as a diagnosis of cancer frequently end up being our friends because many of these people don't have families or they have families that they've chosen for themselves because their biological families have. Hello, i have a question about testicular cancer, i have been having pain in my left testicale and it feels like their is a lump on it, I am 18 and never been checked by a doctor for cancer before, an read mor Testicular cancer is relatively rare cancer that mainly affects men aged 20 - 49. Not only is it beyond unlikely for someone as young as 13 to have it, but most testicular lumps are not cancer - Cancer Research UK estimates that over 96% of all lumps in the testicles are not cancerous Testicular cancer is a solid mass that is visible by ultrasound, so if you had a clear ultrasound last month it is extremely unlikely that you have tc. I know its difficult, but please try not to panic - there are lots of other explanations for your symptoms
Re: Afraid that I may have testicular cancer (very long, but please read)... Im a 43 year old man and going thru something similar right now. About 2 weeks ago, I found a small lump on the inside of my scrotum on the back of my left testicle Testicular cancer is not typically painful. Pain is more likely of some sort of physical or development injury. If a testicle feels lumpy or odd shaped, I would definitely get a doctor. My father got testicular cancer, and he was lucky enough to survive with everything but a missing testicle I am 16 and have recently had problems with my testicles i have had a ultrasound done and they found a small hydrocele varicocele and testicular microlithiasis (calcium deposits in testicle) i have had a blood test done and had a normal white blood cell count i dont have any lumps on my testicle but it does feel veiny this veiny feeling expands and becomes more noticeable throughout the day. Symptoms of testicular cancer may include: A painless lump or swelling on either testicle. If found early, a testicular tumor may be about the size of a pea or a... Pain, discomfort, or numbness in a testicle or the scrotum, with or without swelling. Change in the way a testicle feels or a feeling. i have a growth on my right testicle and it does cause me stomach pain and it hurts sometimes. ive been trying to think of how to tell my parents. and i know i need to go see a doctor but cant think of anyway too. im a really happy person and i hate asking for help, so im wondering if anyone has suggestions for me on how to tell the
⬤ Testicular cancer is more common in men with a testicle that did not descend, or which descended sometime after birth. ⬤ You are slightly more at risk if you have had testicular cancer in. do i have testicular cancer? ok i found like a thing on my testicle that feels like a small 3rd testicle sticking up on the top of my left 1 i dont think its cancer cuase from what i found while reaserching on the internet lumps are usually on the outside but i just wanted to make sure 2,400 men are diagnosed with testicular cancer every year. Yet, 70% of men don't check regularly; one in 10 doesn't know how to self-examine and a quarter have never performed a self-examination. Testicular cancer is the most common type of cancer among men aged 15-45 It turns out, he is a ten-year stage 4 lung cancer survivor. I would have never known that if he didn't ask the question! You might not always have someone asking you a question that segues nicely into a discussion about testicular cancer, but you can ask them a question about their health, if you feel comfortable
Testicular cancer is a disease in which cancer grows in one or both testicles. This is the most common cancer in men age 15-40, but can occur at any age. Learn about risk factors, signs and symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis of testicular cancer I have testicular cancer. Obviously this diagnosis triggers a sea of conflicting emotions but, as odd as it may seem, what I feel most is a sense of relief. 2013 Brainiacs Ride to Conquer Cancer Team. In 2013 I participated in the Ride to Conquer Cancer Easy to understand information on testicular cancer symptoms. See what to do next if you find a lump on your testicle or if things don't feel normal down there @literally45-- I have no idea but testicle pain, lumps and swelling are the symptoms of testicular cancer. I don't think it's possible to know if it's cancer without a physical exam and a biopsy though. In general, it's not a good idea to delay seeing a doctor when there is testicle swelling So, you have done a lot of groundbreaking work, actually worked with a team that's really trying to move the needle for patients with testicular cancer, which many of us believe is such a curable disease, and it is, but when we get into refractory cases of people who are suffering from testicular cancer, it can be very, very challenging to know what the right treatment is even if we are.
I think testicular cancer usually occurs in men in their late 20s--another indicator that this is probably not cancer. Bottom line: you have something growing on your body that doesn't belong there, so see a doctor Do I Have Testicular Cancer? If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below.. A student who was diagnosed with testicular cancer four days after his 21st birthday has revealed he has overcome the disease. Stewart Morgan was leaning against a bathroom sink when he felt real. i have been reading as much as i can about being diagnosed with testicular cancer. i was diagnosed in and i am trying to get any advice i can. i submitted a claim in 2006 and was denied. i want to refile one but do not know how to link the military in it. i was in the navy worked in the engine rooms and chronic exposed to combustion fumes and fuel oils. any one have any idea how i can make a. Celebrities With Testicular Cancer.Probably the most famous and the most vocal celebrity diagnosed with testicular cancer is champion cyclist Lance Armstrong.He appears to have successfully fought off his cancerous cells even though, as we noted in an earlier post, his cancer spread to his lungs and brain
PATRICK BYRNE: The only sin is not going down swinging. It's okay to lose; it's not okay to take a dive. HOST, STACEY GUALANDI: When faced with cancer, Patrick Byrne chose to fight. That was 22 years ago. Now for the first time, the CEO of Overstock.com describes how staying in the fight helped him beat cancer not once, not twice, but three times Testicular Cancer for men is definitely something we struggle to talk about, it's not exactly an ice breaker for conversation. In all honesty, I had suspected I had Cancer about a month before I even spoke to Anna, my partner. Even then, I was drunk, there was no way I would have mentioned anything if I was sober I think that the leadership of such a star in the sport might bring other cyclists diagnosed with testicular cancer into the limelight; and while it's not such a mass sport, there are enough that 4 on the list could be within the same statistical 0.4% as the population at large the treatment you have undergone, including the types, doses, and length of treatment and the effects of treatment. There are also other listings that those with testicular cancer may meet. For those who have had cancer that has reoccurred after surgery or radiation, stem cell transplantations can be used First of all a quick intro, my names Jack, I am 24 ( almost 25 ) and I have testicular cancer. I am a former semi pro rugby league player and now a trainee firefighter. I am generally healthy, young and fit. I decided to share the experience of my treatment to hopefully make it easier for anyone else going through it
My ultimate concern is that Propecia or finasteride somehow causes or is linked to testicular cancer. Does anyone else have this worry or know if it's a rational thought. I saw on some websites there are no links and the 'ache' is just a byproduct of taking finasteride, but obviously if there is cold hard evidence out there that it's linked I think I'd much rather just save my balls Studies have shown higher incidence of testicular cancer among certain ethnicity in cohort of people residing in same geography and occupation. Its difficult to pinpoint a single cause Sex After Testicular Cancer. Testicular cancer doesn't have to mean an end to your sex life. While issues may arise, many men experience satisfying sex following testicular cancer treatment