Testicular Self-Exam (cont.)
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How to Do a Testicular Self-Examination
The best time to examine testicles is during or after a shower or bath. The warm water allows the scrotum to relax and the testicles to drop down. The left testicle normally hangs a bit lower than the right. It is common for one testicle to be larger than the other one.
Young men should examine themselves once a month. More frequent exams actually may result in missing a slowly changing lump.
How to conduct a testicular self-exam
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/17/2014
Patrick R Frey, MD
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