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how does a doctor fix testicular torsion

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
Rotation, surgery.: Non-surgical correction can sometimes be done by manually rotating the testicle in the opposite direction (outward, towards the thigh). If this is in ... Read More
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Dr. James Lin
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Surgery to put 2-3..: Through open surgery under proper anesthesia, surgeon puts 2-3 non-absorbable stiches to fix the testis to the dependent part of the sac corresponding ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
I am afraid: that a doctor can't do a testicular exam if the evaluation is on-line. If I were worried about the heatlh and longevity of my testicle - you bette ... Read More
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Go to the emergency: You're correct that in your age bracket with testicular pain need to consider and rapidly exclude torsion. (could be intermittent torsion could also ... Read More
Dr. Corey Clay
9 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Its true: If there is torsion or another anatomical cause, can't be diagnosed by live chat. Will have to see a physician in person for an examination. Health ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
22 years experience Infectious Disease
Referred pain: The testicle and closely attached structures (epididymis) form in the abdomen very early in life and then migrate later to outside of the body. This m ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Lawson
46 years experience Gastroenterology
Strained muscle: Pain sounds musculoskeletal especially if it gets worse with straight leg raising. Could be muscle strain or radiculopathy. Given your age more lik ... Read More
A 17-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Give it time: I would concentrate on doing cardio for now. Most would wait at least 6-8 weeks for healing before you did any lifting that will stress the areas invo ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Unclear, but...: Real reason is unclear, but fact/experience tells it occurs in men with inborn poor fixation to the sac so to form so-called bell-clapper deformity of ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Testicular torsion is a medical/surgical emergency. Torsion refers to a twisting of the testicle on its own blood supply, effectively cutting off oxy ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
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No, but...: Although the description of testicular torsion in urology textbook usually depicts its full-blown one-way process ; pictures, and calls for emergent a ... Read More
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Dr. James Lin
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Unknown...: It is unclear if being genetic or hereditary. Clinically, this concern is irrelevant to clinical judgment and care. In fact, professional alert and vi ... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
When to go to E.R.: If a guy has no other reason for symptoms, and he has sudden or severe pain in the scrotum (the sack that contains the testicles), swelling of the scr ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Severe testis pain,: Scrotum will be swollen that side, very tender, testis lies higher in scrotum than normal, can also have low abdominal pain & throw up. Acute severe t ... Read More

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