What should I feel during testicular exam?
Gently roll the testicle between your thumbs and fingers. Look and feel for any changes to your testicle. These could include hard lumps, smooth rounded bumps, or new changes in the size, shape or consistency of the testicle.
Is it normal for one testicle feel different?
Most men’s testicles are about the same size, but it’s common for one to be slightly bigger than the other. It’s also common for one testicle to hang lower than the other. The testicles should feel smooth, without any lumps or bumps, and firm but not hard.
What do you need to know about a testicular exam?
What Is a Testicular Exam? A testicular exam is a check of the look and feel of your testicles, to see if there may be any problems. You or your doctor can do it. The testicles are part of a man’s sex organs.
Is it normal to have a bump on your testicle?
There is a ridge, easily felt, along the testicle which is the bumpy duct carrying the sperm from the testicle to the penis called the epididymis. It is normal but you should feel the same sort of bump on the other testicle. If not, and if it is getting larger or there is any pain, you must return to your GP and ask for an ultrasound scan.
Is it normal for one testicle to be bigger than the other?
One testicle may be slightly larger than the other. Commonly, one testicle hangs lower than the other. There should be no pain or discomfort when the testicles and scrotum are handled gently. Make sure your scrotum is warm and relaxed.
Why do I have pain in both testicles?
A. Pains in both testicles are, strangely enough, often a good sign that nothing terrible is happening. Cancer of the testes, hydroceles and infection generally only affect one testicle and it is pretty obvious what is going on. Pain in both testicles is often simply groin strain from lifting or a sports injury.