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Tips on avoiding testicular torsion surgery? Positioning to untwist?

Manual rotation.: Non-surgical correction can sometimes be done by manually rotating the testicle in the opposite direction (outward, towards the thigh). If this is initially unsuccessful, a forced manual rotation in the other direction may correct it. Manual detorsion is successful in 26.5% to 80% of patients. This is a surgical emergency that needs immediate therapy but with good chance of success. ...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


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Testicular torsion surgery recovery, how long will this take?

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Testicular torsion surgery recovery, how long will this take?

Vary but short...: The duration of postop recovery may highly vary from as short as one week to as long as 4-6 weeks, but usually within 2 weeks. In fact, most of my patients returned to work in 1-2 weeks. ...Read more

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Can i shower after 6 days of testicular torsion surgery ?

Can i shower after 6 days of testicular torsion surgery
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Yes: Showering can begin 48 hours after testicular surgery. You should avoid bathing or soaking in water for 2 weeks. Inspect the surgical area daily and followup with your surgeon if there is any sign of infection. ...Read more

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How expensive is surgery for intermittent testicular torsion? And how much time is needed to recuperate?

Same...: The involved techniques and costs for either intermittent torsion or one-way full-blown torsion are about the same, but the full-blown one may at times pose some difficulty in deciding to fix or remove it. ...Read more

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What are the effects of surgery for testicular torsion?

What are the effects of surgery for testicular torsion?

Several possible.: Surgery for testicular torsion exposes the testicle, de-torses the spermatic cord, and fixes both testicles in place (orchipexy). The incision is similar to a hernia surgery. If the torsed testis is not viable, it is removed. Testicular salvage rates are between 41-70%, depending on age and time to surgery. Orchipexy fixes the testicles in place to prevent future episodes. ...Read more

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If the pain of the testicular torsion stops without a surgery is that means that im recovered?

Testicle pain: Does hot necessarily mean a torsion has resolved it is wise to see a physician as if the torsion persists it may result in the loss of the testicle . ...Read more

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What does surgery for testicular torsion feel like?

Pain: Emergent surgery is needed to explore testis through scrotum and fix the affected testis if salvageable as well as the opposite one; the time window for saving torsed testis is about 6-8 hours, so go in a hurry. If the torsed testis cannot be saved, remove it (orchiectomy). Postop pain and swelling are expected and usually resolved nicely after the worst pain over the first/second postop days. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how surgery for testicular torsion feel like?

Here are some ...: Bilateral orchiopexy is the surgical procedures to fix mobile testis of testicular torsion, which can be done safely under anesthesia as outpatient with very low rate of complications under experienced hands, and considered as an emergent surgery for acute case within 10 hours after its onset or as elective/urgent one for intermittent torsion. Detail? Ask Doc timely. Best wish ... ...Read more

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When can i remove gauze after testicular torsion surgery ?

When can i remove gauze after testicular torsion surgery ?

Talk to your surgeon: most likely the wound dressings usually removed by the surgeon during post O P follow up visit . ...Read more

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I had testicular torsion surgery 8 days ago is it ok to masturbate?

I had testicular torsion surgery 8 days ago is it ok to masturbate?

Aftercare: Medline plus recommendations following testicular torsion repair: “avoid strenuous activity for 1 to 2 weeks, and sexual activity for about 4 to 6 weeks. Start doing your normal activities slowly.” http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/002994.Htm. ...Read more

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