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    Understanding Testicular Cancer -- Symptoms

    What Are the Symptoms of Testicular Cancer?

    The earliest warning signs of testicular cancer usually include:

    • A change in size or shape of a testicle
    • Swelling or thickening of a testicle
    • A firm, smooth, often painless, slow-growing lump or hardness in a testicle
    • A feeling of heaviness in a testicle

    Other symptoms of testicular cancer may include:

    Call Your Doctor About Testicular Cancer If:

    You find any sort of unusual lump, nodule, pain, or swelling in either testicle. You should have a thorough physical exam as soon as possible. Remember, testicular cancer is highly curable, especially when caught early.

    WebMD Medical Reference

    Reviewed by Sujana Movva, MD on March 14, 2015

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