Common symptoms of
testicular cancer include:
- A swelling and/or lump in one or both of the
testes. You may or may not have pain in the testes or scrotum.
heavy feeling in the scrotum.
- A dull pain or feeling of pressure in the lower belly or groin.
Sometimes these symptoms can be caused by other problems, such as a hydrocele or epididymitis.
Symptoms of advanced testicular cancer
Testicular cancer that has spread (metastasized)
beyond the testicles and regional
lymph nodes to other organs may cause other symptoms
depending on the area of the body affected. Symptoms of late-stage testicular
cancer may include:
- Dull pain in the lower back and
- Lack of energy, sweating for no clear reason, fever, or
a general feeling of illness.
- Shortness of breath,
coughing, or chest pain.
- Headache or confusion.
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Christopher G. Wood, MD, FACS - Urology, Oncology
January 4, 2013
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