What is a testicular exam versus a genital exam?
A testicular exam is a physical exam that looks for cancer and other problems of the testicles. A genital exam assesses the general health of the penis, prostate, testicles, or rectum. This exam occurs during your annual routine check-up, or if you are experiencing problems. Speak with a healthcare provider to decide which exam is right for you. Save this question to your favorites if you'd like to talk about it more with your healthcare provider.