Q. How to differentiate symptoms of testicular cancer from varicocele?

Answered by
Dr. Shahil Khant
and medically reviewed by Dr. Divya Banu M
Published on Jun 07, 2019

Hello doctor,

What are the difference in symptoms in testicular cancer and a varicocele?

Dr. Shahil Khant

Andrology General Surgery Urology
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Testicular cancer will have painless testicular lump, swelling of scrotum, swollen lymph nodes, or weight loss. Varicocele will have infertility dragging testicular pain, lump or swelling above testis in spermatic cord. Best to differentiate between two is ultrasound scrotum.


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