How to Perform a Testicular Self-Examination

The purpose of a testicular exam is to explore the area for abnormalities. During puberty is a good place to start examining the testicles for lumps or swellings. But today is just as good a time to start. Positive finds could indicate early sign of cancer. Early detection can almost guarantee certain cure.

Self-examination should be performed once every month. The entire task should take just a few minutes. This is a small but significant amount of time that would safeguard your sexual health for many years to come. Any unusual findings should be immediately reported to your doctor.



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