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A 16-year-old male asked:

Testicle removed incision infection because of testicle died to torsion, after orchiopexy had orchiectomy but months after surgery still have random aches where my left testicle used to be and upper part of incision has tiny bit pain (very mild) why?

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Dr. Birendra Tandan
Urology 36 years experience
This is usually due to scar tissue and gets better with time. If not see your surgeon again. hope you feel better.
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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. Birendra Tandan
Urology 36 years experience
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Aug 20, 2021
A 19-year-old male asked:
Lost sensation in R/testis after a big pain and admitted hospital..ultrasound was normal. after another week my scrotum went cool.After another week orchiopexy done to R/s. They says my testicle was not dead in surgery. Is my testicle dead?
Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
It should not be dead if the testicle was still healthy by the time of orchiopexy.
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Last updated May 12, 2022

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