Examine your testicles after taking a warm bath or shower
Stand in front of a mirror and look for any signs of swelling
Support your testicles with one hand and feel each one with your other hand
Roll the testicles between the thumb and fingers, feeling for any lumps – its normal to feel soft chord-like structure of the top and back of each testicle (lumps can be as-small-as a grain of rice and are usually uite firm like a hard rubber)
Also check for areas that feel tender
Signs and Symptoms to look out for
A painless swelling or lump in one for both testicles
Pain or feeling of heaviness in a testicle
An ache in the lower abdomen, back or groin
Babies born with undescended testicles
Congenital (born with) abnormalities of the testicle, penis, kidney and inguinal hernias (hernia in groin are)
A family history of testicular cancer
Using marijuana (dagga or cannabis)
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