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Forum Name: Testicular Cancer

Question: Symptom Confusion

 noremac - Tue Dec 05, 2006 8:37 pm


I am a 17 year old male and im a bit worried. i've done a testicular self-exam on myself for at least an hour to be sure and i havent found a thing. no lumps, no softness, no irregular size. the only thing i worry about is that as i was reading up on testicular cancer, a few sources mentioned a symptom of "swollen" (for lack of a better word) nipples. my nipples, when im not cold, "puff out" off my chest equally about 1/2". also, even though im not sure if this has anythign to do with it, i get winded quite easily while running and such, and i don't recover to my normal heart for about 1 minute. should i be concerned about cancer or does it sound like something else?

thank you
 Dr. Safaa Mahmoud - Thu Dec 07, 2006 6:10 pm

User avatar Hello,

Non of what you have mentioned is suggestive of any pathological condition. What you described is physiological and no need to worry about.

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