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Treatment options for testicle tumor and its consequences - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   if i have both my testicles removed is it true that a male can live longer and be more healthy , i have 2 lumps in my scrotum
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Iam.Dr.XXX
Doctor :   May i know your age?
User :   54
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   when was your testicles removed
User :   they are not removed
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   the problem with testis removal
Doctor :   is the loss of male hormone testosterone
Doctor :   for which you will have to take life long testosterone supplements
Doctor :   hormones
Doctor :   you will also lose your fertility
Doctor :   anyway the option for tumor
Doctor :   in testicles
Doctor :   is its removal
Doctor :   since it prevents further danger to your body
Doctor :   from the spread of the tumor
User :   would it be advisible for me to have them removed
Doctor :   if it is a spreading tumor
Doctor :   that can spread to other areas as cancer
Doctor :   it 9is a must that it has to be removed
Doctor :   sometimes fluid collection occurs there called hydrocele
Doctor :   which can just be aspirated from the testis
User :   it started as 1 lump about 1year ago .
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is it increasing in size
User :   the first lump has doubled in size
Doctor :   more than 95 percent of testicular tumors cases can be cured.
Doctor :   Most men with testicular cancer can be cured with surgery, radiation therapy, and/or chemotherapy
User :   thankyou
Doctor :   thankyou for consulting.....
Doctor :   bye for now....
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