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Do I Have A Way To Untwist Testicular Torsion
No,....: No. Impossible to untwist by the patient due to severe pain. At times, untwisting a torsed testis can be done by experienced professional hands, but surgical exploration and fixation or testicular removal are still timely required. And the opposite testis needs to be fixed as well due to high possibility of having simmilar poor fixation in the opposite side. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
High alert /good Hx: The picture of acute one-way course of full-blown testicular torsion has been the most common description in textbook. But any man with intermittent testicular pain of acute onset with highly variable intensity, duration, ; interval for months to years (even up to 10-15 yrs) with nausea ; referring pain in the groin deserves an urgent assessment for intermittent torsion with spontaneous detorsion. ...Read more
None....: Very rarely and unlikely a male affected by testicular torsion will know he gets it. But professional alert to analyze hx detailing the features of onset, degree, duration, and interval of testicular pain is the surest way to make an accurate DX of testicular torsion, after supplementing clinical suspicion with ua, physicals, and us as needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Get exam right away: Testis cancer can present with a hard, irregular lump of area that is felt in the testicle. It may also cause a dull aching of the testicle. Torsion, or twisting of the testicle or appendages associated with the testicle usually is associated with severe pain and high riding, raised testicle. Pain that continues for 4 hours without relief needs to be examined emergently! Ultrasound is helpful. ...Read more
Testis cancer: is usually painless and feels like a hard, non-tender lump. Testis torsion is associated with very severe pain of sudden onset & scrum will be swollen & tender. Torsion can be associated with nausea & vomiting. Scrotal ultrasound will demonstrate a tumor, if present. There will be absent testicular blood flow with torsion. ...Read more
Yes it would: One of main chacteristics is sudden onset of severe pain. Cremaster reflex usually absent ; testis higher than usual in scrotum due to twisted cord. Go to er immediately if there is any suspicion of torsion, time is of an essence for testicular presevation. ...Read more
Going to have testicular cyst removed do I need to worry about sterility? Or a scar on my scrotum?
No, and No!: Although testicular cyst removal will leave a small, inconspicuous scar that will gradually soften and become nearly invisible over several months, there is no worry about causing sterility. Ask your surgeon as well, but rest assured in this information! best wishes! dr. Tholen. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there noticable difference in feeling after you had a testicular torsion surgery? Will you feel the stitches? Will you testicular still able to mov
Comfort: You will have some level of discomfort, which will diminish exponentially in a few days after surgery. The testicle is moveable to some degree, but should not rotate. ...Read more
Yes, but...: Technically, vasectomy through the sac has been proved to be much easier for the patient and surgeon with less complications through decades-long experience. If you insist for whatever the reason may be, you will need 2 incisions under general anesthesia / IV sedation, and most of surgeon would hesitate to do it. More on vasectomy? Go to http://formefirst.com/Aboutvasectomy.htm. Best wish... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Want to seek urologist due to varicocele but i have fistula in ano, which i go first to treat? I'm confused. I have severe left testes atrophy.
I had a varicocele embolization 6 years ago, I still suffer from varicocele pain quite often is there any way i can do a orchiectomy(left testicle)?
Pain &/or hardness: Testicul cancer is a hard, usually painless, non-tender lump on or in testicle, occasionally painful if there is a bleed within the tumor. Surrounding, non-tender hydrocele can be present. Torsion results in acute onset of severe scrotal pain with marked tenderness. Testis can be high in scrotum & also develop a rapid onset, tender hydrocele. Ultrasound will demonstrate absence of testicular blood ...Read more
I had orchiopexy done to my testicles due to torsion and doctor told be not to ride motor cycle for a year and not to play games. is it necessary?
Testical must heal: Torsion of testical often results in loss of testicle, yours was able to be saved, but still needs to heal. Doctor wants that whole area to heal, it is likely swollen due to surgery. So danger still exists if swelling and testicle not given best environment to heal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have minor testicle pain (easily bearable) after facing trauma there, I'll get it checked soon if it doesn't stop but can this be testicle torsion?
Here are some...: Before initiating Rx & care for any life events, on has to figure out what are their underlying and precipitating factors for occurrence. Otherwise, there is no target to be aimed and fired onto. How to get the related things sorted out correctly? Follow instructions described in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html; thereby you gain insight on how to work with doc so to reach right Dx / Rx. ...Read more
Respected sir, i had testicular torsion 5 years back, and one testes has been removed with orchidectomy and orchiopexy, i have only one, now if i do masturbate, will it cause any problem, or will the torsion recur?
Here are some ...: Testicular torsion results from inborn abnormality with inadequate attachment of tesis/epididymis to the scrotal wall, which makes the testis like a bell-calpper - in turn prone to twist to various degree and untwist at times so it manifests a wide range of onset, degree, duration, interval, evolution, resolution, progress of symptoms over time. More? Ask Doc timely. ...Read more
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