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Every Man Should Avoid Penile Cancer By Taking Note Of These 6 Things.

Penile cancer, often known as penis cancer, occurs when cells on or in a man's penis proliferate uncontrollably. Skin cells are a common onset and potential progression point.

This happens quite rarely. But it is treatable if detected early.

Different types of penile cancer include:

Epidermoid or squamous cell

Cancerous Cells

That's responsible for 95% of all incidences of penile cancer. In most cases, it will manifest itself on or beneath the foreskin, though it can also appear anywhere else on the penis.

A sarcoma.

These cancers tend to form in a variety of different tissues, including adipose, muscular, and vascular tissue.

Cancer of the skin (melanoma).

Color-producing skin cells are the source of this malignancy.

Cancer of the Basal Cells

These tumors originate deeply within the skin. They progress slowly and are unlikely to spread to other organs.

Causes and Risk Factors of Penile Cancer, Part 2

The root cause of penile cancer is a mystery to doctors. Researchers have shown that it disproportionately affects men who are:

Possess the papillomavirus (HPV)

Deterioration of the Immune System, as in AIDS or HIV

not have had a circumcision done. Smegma is a thick, fluid-filled deposit under the foreskin that has been linked to an increased risk of cancer.

-Suffer from phimosis, a condition that leaves the foreskin squeezable and filthy. Fluid buildup is another possible outcome.

Psoriasis treatment included oral psoralen and ultraviolet (UV) radiation.

Third, Recognizing the Penile Cancer Symptoms

Penile skin changes are the most common symptom of penile cancer. They can occur on the foreskin, penis tip (glans), and penile shaft in men who have not had circumcision.

Signs of penile cancer include:

Alterations in skin color or thickness

A penile rash or a cluster of small, crusty pimples may look like an open wound.

Things with a bluish-brown color

Swelling of the penis

You've had a smelly discharge under your scrotum.

A possible bleeding open wound on your penis

Inflammation of the penile tip

You seem to be experiencing groin lumps.

The presence of these symptoms does not necessarily point to penile cancer. A possible allergy or illness is to blame for your symptoms. However, you should see a doctor right once if you notice any unusual symptoms in or around your penis.

A Fourth Look at Penile Cancer

Your doctor will do a thorough physical exam and ask you questions about your symptoms. Additional diagnostic procedures such as:

Performing the biopsy:

The doctor takes a little tissue sample from the skin lesion on your penis. Lab work seeks to identify malignant cells.

Diagnostic imaging tests include X-rays, computed tomography scans, ultrasounds, and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). These look for tumors and other signs of cancer's spread inside the body.

5. Remedy for Testicular Cancer

When caught early, cancer can be treated in a number of ways.

A medicated skin lotion available without a prescription.

Cancerous tissue is eliminated using cryotherapy, which involves freezing the area with a very cold liquid or device.

Mohs surgery involves removing layers of diseased skin until healthy tissue is exposed.

Cancerous tissue is removed using laser surgery.

Circumcision is the medical term for the removal of the foreskin. This treatment is only necessary if the cancer has spread to the foreskin.

If your cancer is more advanced or has spread, you may additionally have the following:

Surgery to remove part or all of the lymph nodes in the groin may be required if cancer has spread there.

Radiation therapy and chemotherapy are two methods for killing cancer cells in the body.

The removal of all or part of the penis is known as a penectomy.

Most treatments for early-stage penile cancer are inactive sexually; however, chemotherapy and radiation may be. Possible adverse effects should be discussed with your doctor.

Penile cancer overview, from

Opera News, where this item originally appeared.

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