Did You Know That If a Man Takes a Pregnancy Test and Gets a Positive Result, it Means
Reddit users have helped a man to understand that getting a positive result on a pregnancy test is not as “funny” as most of people think and helped saving his life.How Reddit users helped him?
A Reddit user uploaded a web comic where his friend tried his ex-fiancee non used pregnancy test . He was shocked when he got the positive result.
While most of the users thought the story is kind of funny, some pointed out that a positive result could be a sign of cancer. Good minded users sent thousands of letters informing him that his health might be jeopardized, because people with testicular cancers have beta human chorionic gonadotrophin (beta-HCG) chemical. The same hormone is also produced in women by developing placenta, types of ovarian cancer, trophoblastic tumor (uterine cancer) and a mole which grows inside the uterus during the pregnancy.
When somebody with this hormone takes a home pregnancy test, he/she will most likely get a positive result. Blood tests can determine if a person has this hormone .
Except a pregnancy tests , there are other methods including self-tests that can be used to discover a testicular cancer.
The original poster told his friend what Reddit users said, and he decided to get a testicular cancer test. Later the poster reported back, and said that his friend had a small tumor in one of his testicles. The cancer could be treated easily because it was found in its early stage.
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