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Your Testicles 

Age To Start Your
Testicular Self-checs 

 

It may be uncomfortable at first to do your testicular self-check, or to talk to your health professional about your “private parts”, but it’s really necessary.

Beginning at ages 15-18,

Do your monthly testicular self-check. If you have a family history of testicular cancer, ask your health professional about starting your monthly self-checks and doc-checks even earlier.

Regular monthly self-checks help you become more familiar with how your testicles feel when they are normal, allowing you to notice any changes that may take place and that may be of concern.

Get your yearly doc-check,

During this exam make sure your health professional checks your testicles.

Resource: Mayo Clinic