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(**) Yes 36 32.1 No 76 67.9 TSE: Testicular self-examination, (*) percentage of respondents, (**) only male students were asked Table 2.
SEPTSES--Self-Efficacy to Perform Testicular Self-Examination Scale
When the question "Is testicular self-examination something you would talk about with your mates?" was posed in Group One, it also produced considerable mirth:
In this article, testicular self-examination (TSE) serves as a for a health-seeking behavior in men.
However, no significant differences were found between the two groups in resources of sexual self-concept, knowledge of STDs, intention and self-efficacy to use condoms, assertive communication, or self-efficacy to perform either breast or testicular self-examination. These findings suggest that while both abused and nonabused homeless youth have confidence in their ability to manage the sexual aspects of their lives, including communicating with a partner about condom use and knowing how to use condoms effectively, the abused youth take more risks in sexual relationships.
However, surgical repair is likely to facilitate regular testicular self-examination, which could increase the likelihood of detection of cancer during young adulthood.
The teaching of testicular self-examination between the ages of 13 and 18.
Testicular self-examination (TSE) is an early detection method which may be performed by males to check for the existence of TC, a rare form of cancer in men in which malignant cancer cells are found in the tissues of one or both testicles.[12] TSE is a simple and painless procedure used to check the testicles, scrotum, and spermatic cord[7] and has been shown to be an effective early detection method.[13]
Therefore, this article will present analyses in a population of young men of the effects of a model health consultation that incorporated instruction to improve contraceptive practice, knowledge of fertility, prevention of STDs, practice of testicular self-examination and amelioration of coercive sexual attitudes.
At present, there is no evidence that DES sons have an increase in cancer, but, just as women should practise breast self-examination each month, men should practise preventive medicine by doing testicular self-examination regularly.
The management of testicular cancer in our environment includes challenges such as late presentation, high-stage disease at presentation, absence of radiotherapy facilities in south-eastern Nigeria, high cost of drugs, and virtually zero patient awareness of testicular self-examination. A holistic approach is advocated, including a significant increase in health care funding, expansion of the health insurance scheme to cover cancer treatment, improved patient education, and an emphasis on home visits to follow up such patients.