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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
15 years experience Urology
Usually not.: Testicular torsion created an interruption in blood supply that is characterized by extreme pain. Even temporary or intermittent torsion elicits this ... Read More

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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
17 years experience Emergency Medicine
Twisted Junk: Testicular torsion is the twisting of the cords that run from the body to the testicle. This twisting cuts off the bllod supply and if not corrected, ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
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 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
15 years experience Urology
Depends on age.: Testicular torsion has two peak incidences: a small one in the neonatal period and a large one during puberty, but it can occur at any age. The incide ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Testicular torsion: Testicular torsion is a medical emergency. When the testicle twists, blood flow is reduced causing extreme pain and swelling. If untreated, the test ... Read More
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A 31-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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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kagan
14 years experience Hospital-based practice
yes: It is an emergency.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gehrig Harris
16 years experience Family Medicine
Testicular torsion: Swelling may be a later finding but testicular torsion will always be painful and may have some nausea and vomiting associated with it. If you have s ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Possibly??: I am assuming that you had a surgical repair of an inhuman hernia. There are people who complain of post-op pain on the same side and the greatest ris ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some ...: In experienced professional mind, awareness, & alert, a detailed history pertaining to the onset, degree, duration, interval, and progress of test ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Francisco R. Rodriguez
8 years experience Urology
Torsion: It could if its intermittent but is hard to say not knowing more information.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ivy Fisher
43 years experience Pediatrics
Testicular pain: You have ruled out the big ticket items so that is good! For pain and swelling, just take Advil 400 mg po q 6 hrs for pain and could also take Benadry ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Some are...: - age: torsion tends to be around puberty vs peididymits/orchitis, in young sexually active adults;std-related. - hx: torsion - acute onset and fast p ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Witten
26 years experience Urology
Pain from torsion: Typically pain from torsion lasts about 6 hours. Then, once the testis tissue has died, the pain goes away. It's imperative to seek immediate medical ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Emerson Knight
47 years experience Urology
Yes it does: Testicular torsion results from twisting of the spermatic cord to the testicle resulting in cutting off the blood supply to the tedticle. This result ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Likely still post op: Review your symptoms with your surgeon to rule out any correctable cause.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Maturani
23 years experience Hospital-based practice
Very painful: You won't mistake this pain, you will need emergent surgery otherwise, you my loose that testicle. The surgeon will detort (untwist) the testicle and ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Chinn
37 years experience Urology
Post-detorsion pain: Depend on the duration/severity of the torsion and the success/completeness of the detorsion. The majority of the pain should be relieved immediately ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some...: Testicular pain with its highly variable degree, duration, & interval, especially in the young like you, should lead a professional mind to concer ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Testicular fixation: otherwise known as scrotal orchidopexy/orchiopexy (both spellings are correct. Of course testis must first be untwisted. Both testicles should be fixe ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
15 years experience Urology
Twisting of cord.: Testicular torsion is caused by twisting of the spermatic cord, which interrupts the blood supply to the testis. A common contributor is an anatomic d ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Not typically: Best to seek alternative diagnosis.

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