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Dr. Katharine Cox
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Testicular Torsion Repair (Overview)

Torsion is a twist of the blood supply to the testes...A cord twist....It requires surgery to repair and untwist cord and then secure the testes to the side wall inside the scrotum so it does not twist again..Called an orichiopexy...If the testes is not untwisted within several hours the testes will die/infarct.


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I had testicular torsion repair and it still hurts a month out?

I had testicular torsion repair and it still hurts a month out?

See your doctor: It may be normal as the testicle was starving for oxygen and some cells die. See your doctor if it continues. For more info see www.Peedoc.Com. @thepeedoc. ...Read more

Dr. Katharine Cox
17 doctors shared insights

Testicular Torsion Repair (Overview)

Torsion is a twist of the blood supply to the testes...A cord twist....It requires surgery to repair and untwist cord and then secure the testes to the side wall inside the scrotum so it does not twist again..Called an orichiopexy...If the testes is not untwisted within several hours the testes will die/infarct.


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What is the definition or description of: testicular torsion repair?

What is the definition or description of: testicular torsion repair?

Torsion: Torsion is a twist of the blood supply to the testes...A cord twist....It requires surgery to repair and untwist cord and then secure the testes to the side wall inside the scrotum so it does not twist again..Called an orichiopexy...If the testes is not untwisted within several hours the testes will die/infarct. ...Read more

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Testicular torsion how common?

Testicular torsion how common?

Depends on age.: Testicular torsion has two peak incidences: a small one in the neonatal period and a large one during puberty, but it can occur at any age. The incidence is estimated to be 1 in 4000 in males younger than 25 years old. Approximately 65% of cases occur in boys between the ages of 12 and 18 years. ...Read more

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What to do if I am worried testicular torsion?

Get checked: Testicular torsion is uincommon at your age, however does occasionally happen. You can self test with the testicle twist manuever. This involes twisting the testicle inwards (like closing a book) & continue to twist round & round until it's painful. Pain must be identical to previously occurring testicular pain to be labeled intermittent testis torsion ...Read more

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What is average testicular torsion pain duration?

What is average testicular torsion pain duration?

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

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Is it possible for a testicular torsion happen without pain?

None...: I have never heard such painless testicular torsion in my 45-yr study and practice in urology. So, i assumed no such thing of painless testicular torsion. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: testicular torsion?

What is the definition or description of: testicular torsion?

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 de. ...Read more

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How common is torsion? What are the chances of testicular torsion?

How common is torsion? What are the chances of testicular torsion?

Toesion: Twisting of testicle blood supply. Very painful; go to er immediately if sudden testes pain could be torsion. ...Read more

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What is partial testicular torsion? And what are the symptoms of it?

Testis torsion: An incomplete twist of the spermatic cord which suspends the testis and contains the blood supply and nerves to testicles. It causes severe pain and if the twisting is not reduced within a few hours the testicle can actually die. ...Read more

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Dr. Sam Brancato
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Testicular Torsion (Definition)

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