A good while ago, maybe 4 years or more I noticed one day that my right testicle was a different shape than my left. My left was more oval, and my right testicle was more of a peanut shape. I was young, and didn't really think of it as anything, so when time came to do a physical exam maybe 2 years ago, I knew the doctor would do a testicular exam and he did and did not mention anything, told me I was good and healthy in general. So I basically didn't think about my abnormal right testicle as it checked out with my doctor. I had blood tests done in Jan. and May of this year and had an xray of my chest done in May as well because I experienced chest pain which my doctor ruled out as Costochondritis, and I was prescribed pills, and the pain eventually went away. My blood tests came out fine, even excellent could be said. Just recently, I came across information on testicular cancer and I started to wonder about my right testicle, and I have began to worry that I might actually have cancer.
Could my doctor have missed the irregular shape of my right testicle (as it's pretty obvious)? Could I have had cancer for approx. 4 years now without anything serious happening to me to indicate that I have cancer? Could the cancer still be contained in the testicle all this time if it is infact cancer?
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.