Testicular cancer information and locations in Mexico

Testicular cancer can occur in one or both of the testicles, these glands are held in the scrotum below the penis. This type of cancer is not very common but its highly treatable. It usually happens in men between 14 and 44 years.
Testicles are part of the male reproductive system; these two egg-sapped glands are held in the scrotum, below the penis. Its function is to make sperm and male hormones, such as testosterone.

Most cases of testicular cancer are detected in an early stage and found during a medical exam or testicular self-exam. Some of the signs or symptoms of testicular cancer are a lump, swelling or an unusual size change in the testicle, breast growth or soreness, low back pain, or belly pain. Testicular cancer procedure usually starts with surgery to remove the testicle with cancer and nearby tissues. The surgery takes place in the hospital under general anesthesia, the surgeon can do the surgery as open, laparoscopic, or using robotic systems.

The most common treatments for testicular cancer are:

Radical inguinal orchiectomy
The urologist makes an incision in the groin to remove the entire testicle and the spermatic cord which contains part of the vas defenders, lymph vessels, and blood. If you choose, the specialist can insert a prosthetic testicle.
Retroperitoneal lymph node dissection - RPLND
During RPLND the surgeon will remove the retroperitoneal lymph nodes, as this are usually the first place where cancer spreads. Although, not all patients with testicular cancer need to have the lymph nodes removed.
Benefits
Save up to 87.69%
Treats cancer
Can prevent cancer from spreading
Down time
1 - 2 days
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Ciudad Juarez, Chih.
Dr. Johan I. Alvarado
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Testicular cancer frequent questions

Get answers to our most frequently asked questions.
How do I prepare for surgery?
Some of the common specifications include stopping smoking completely, avoid food or drinks before surgery, and stop taking some medications.
How long after the procedure can I have sex?
Usually, it takes more than two weeks or after the incision has fully healed.
Can I do exercise after surgery?
It can take up to six weeks to fully integrate into your exercise routine or until your urologist sees it ok. Full recovery can take up to 2 weeks to 2 months.
Will I still have erections after the surgery?
In most cases, you will still have full erections.
Will I still produce testosterone?
Yes, in some cases some testosterone supplements are suggested.

Disclaimer: This information does not reflect the medical advice from our clinics. All cases are different and this treatment may not suit you. Always refer to a medical professional with the certification and experience. All of our physicians are fully qualified to perform these procedures. For more information and diagnosis contact one of our top specialized clinics.

In all medical procedures, there are chances of complications, the specialist will provide you detailed information about the risks of the procedure, talk to the specialist directly.