How do you do a testicular self examination?

“What are the step by step protocol for male genital self examination?”

A: 1. Support the testicles in one hand and feel each
with the other hand.
2. Gently roll each testicle between the thumb and the
fingers. You’ll feel a smooth, tubular structure
(epididymis) that covers the front. back. and bottom
of each testicle. Gently separate this tube from the
testicle with your finger to examine the testicle
itself.
3. Feel for any swelling or lumps.
4. If you detect swelling or lumps, see a physician
without delay.

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