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epididymitis orchitis or testicular torsion, what's the difference?

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Dr. James Lin
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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 progress vs epididymits - slower progressive course. - voiding sx: none in torsion vs more in epididymits. - ua: normal in torsion vs pyuria in eoididymitis. - timely doppler us: torsion with poor a. Flow vs diffuse increase flow in epididymits.
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