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A 27-year-old male asked:

Is it normal for the scrotum to be misshapen after orchiopexy surgery for torsion? seem almost like the scrotum itself is twisted,

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Dr. Joe Littlejohn
Urology 27 years experience
Somewhat: The early post-operative scrotal appearance after orchidopexy for torsion, may have a somewhat contorted appearance which typically normalizes over time.
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Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
POST OP: Post op swelling and skin irregularities are normally seen. Follow up with your urologist to insure proper healing and evaluate for any postoperative issues ie infection
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Hello Doctor, I have an operation of orchiopexy on right sided testicle (to resolve testicular torsion), But my left testicle is dead, shrunken due to testicular torsion happend 3 years ago, is it okay to leave dead testicle in your scrotum?
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Dr. Hiep Leanswered
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Can a testies get hard after the surgery of orchiopexy . Was only for precaution no torsion . Have no pain can pee normal can ejaculate why is it hard?
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Last updated Jun 8, 2015

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