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In 1973 when i was 8 i had testicle torsion surgery, both testicles were saved. do i still have surgical sutures securing my testicles to my scrotum ?

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Dr. Scott Welker answered

Specializes in General Surgery

Not any more: The sutures dissolve.

Answered 1/30/2015

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Dr. Yash Khanna answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

Yes: Yes the suture is placed to prevent recurrence of torsion in future.

Answered 1/30/2015

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Dr. James Krick answered

Specializes in Urology

Quite possibly: If permanent suture material was used. If absorbable material was used, scar tissue likely is anchoring the testes now.

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