|What is Testicular Cancer Symptom?|
Some of the testicular cancer case may go unnoticed until the cancer has spread to other parts of the body. We can make a monthly testicular self-examination, performed after a warm shower can help detect the cancer at an early stage, when it is more likely to be successfully treated. There are several symptom of testicular cancer includes:
- Painless lump or swelling on either testicle.
To those men who feel painless lump or swelling on either testicle please consult an expert to advice. If detected early, a testicular tumor may be about the size of a pea or a marble, but it can grow much larger. Any lump, enlargement, hardness, pain, or tenderness of the testicle should be evaluated by a doctor as soon as possible.
- Pain or discomfort, with or without swelling in a testicle or the scrotum.
Pain can be caused by many different conditions, including an infection, injury, twisting, and cancer. Infection of the testicle is called orchitis. Infection of the epididymis is called epididymitis. If infection is suspected, a patient may be given a prescription for antibiotics. If antibiotics do not solve the problem, tests for testicular cancer are often needed.
- Change in the way a testicle feels or a feeling of heaviness in the scrotum.
People with this symptom normally feel one testicle may become more firm than the other testicles. Testicular cancer can be either makes a testicle to growth bigger or to become smaller.
- Breast tenderness or growth.
Some of testicular tumor may produce hormones that cause breast tenderness or growth of breast tissue, a condition called gynecomastia.
- Lower back pain, shortness of breath, chest pain, and bloody sputum or phlegm.
This symptom are often occurs at later-stage testicular cancer. But many other diseases can also cause these symptoms.
- Swelling of one or both legs or shortness of breath from a blood clot.
One of the symptoms of testicular cancer is swelling of one or both legs. Venous thrombosis or DVT is referring to a blood clot in a large vein. A blood clot in an artery in the lung is called a pulmonary embolism and causes shortness of breath. For some young or middle-aged men, developing a blood clot may be the first sign of testicular cancer.