The nurse is instructing a patient on how to perform a testicular self-exam. Which of the following statements would alert the nurse that the patient needs further information about TSE?

"It is best to do my TSE right before sexual intercourse."

Explanation

• The best time to perform a TSE is when the scrotum is relaxed, such as after a warm bath or shower.

• TSE can help detect testicular cancer at an early stage because it allows the patient to detect any changes from normal.

• The other options indicate the patient's understanding of a TSE.

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