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

Answered by Dr. Shahil Khant and medically reviewed by Dr. Divya Banu M

 

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


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Dr. Shahil Khant
MBBS., M.S SURGERY., DNB UROLOGY
Andrology, General Surgery, Urology

Hello,

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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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