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Do People With Testicular Torsion Have A Lot Of Pain
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 ...Read more
Pain from torsion: Typically pain from torsion lasts about 6 hours. Then, once the testis tissue has died, the pain goes away. It's imperative to seek immediate medical care if you have severe pain in a testicle. Time to save it is limited. ...Read more
Unclear, but...: Real reason is unclear, but fact/experience tells it occurs in men with inborn poor fixation to the sac so to form so-called bell-clapper deformity of testis. While its peak age around 15-19, it may occur at any age. Based the timing of its occurrence, it has been construed that hyperactivity of cremasteric muscles of spermatic cord may be prone to incite its twisting. ...Read more
Yes, if ...: If being mild and intermittent twisting, yes, its related pain can be mild. Again, remember: every life event always displays itself as a pattern of full spectrum, and we only assess the event at certain point or moment on that full spectrum, at which we have to make a good decision and take a good action so to expect a good outcome. That is our professional life. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: Very painful, swelling is usually substantial.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is it possible that testicular torsion can't cause any pain or because its twisted it causes a severe pain?
Always with pain...: Testicular torsion always comes with pain relatively proportional to the degree of twisting and subsequent sequential compromise to the lymphatic, venous, and arterial circulations and its resultant swelling and degree of tissue injury with ischemia to necrosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What do you recommend if I am feeling a discomfort / small pain in groin (right side).. Testicular torsion?
Probably not...: For your clinical scenario, musculoskeletal or neuromuscular origin plays more important role in causing the mild groin pain. Again, a detailed analysis on the features of the onset, degree, duration, interval, progess, and associated activities over time plus physical findings should be enough to deduce a correct dx. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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