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Are spermatic cord torsion and testicular torsion the same thing?

Are spermatic cord torsion and testicular torsion the same thing?

Different in...: Spermatic cord torsion is extravaginal with its twisting hinge inside inguinal canal in prenatal or newboens; the commonly discussed testicular torsion is intravaginal with its twisting hinge below external inguinal ring in adolescents and adults with its peak around 15-19. ...Read more

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Would a torsion of testicular appendix show clearly on an US and would it look like mild hardening of epidymis or no? Worse?

Would a torsion of testicular appendix show clearly on an US and would it look like mild hardening of epidymis or no? Worse?

Here are some...: Torsion of testicular appendages may show in US if done at right time, but not always. The diagnosis for this entity largely relies on detailed history and properly performed physical examination; most of ultrasound studies are practically unnecessary although done very often. The peak age to suffer from it is around 7-10 years though maybe at all age with various degree. So, professional alert is ...Read more

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Can trauma other than rupture or torsion cause testicular atrophy? And can it spread to the other testicle? And how much time can it cover?

Can trauma other than rupture or torsion cause testicular atrophy? And can it spread to the other testicle? And how much time can it cover?

Blood vessels: Clotting of either the artery or veins to the testicle is one of the main causes of atrophy. Mumps also can cause inflammation and then atrophy of the testicle. Sexually transmitted diseases like Chlamydia can sometimes cause testicle atrophy and sterility. "Spreading" to the other testicle could not be likely; but the same insults could occur separately to the other. Good Luck! ...Read more

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What is testicular torsion?

What is testicular torsion?

A dangling testis...: It's a dangling testis like a bell-clapper hinging below inguinal canal from inborn poor fixation of testis supposedly to the scrotal wall so it twists as testicular size increases and cremasteric muscle acts; this is intravaginal and happens to the puberty and adults. Those hinging above external inguinal ring are extravaginal, happening to newborn or before birth. Detail? Ask doc in expertise. ...Read more

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How to get testicular torsion?

How to get testicular torsion?

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 on 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

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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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Can testicular torsion be cured?

Can testicular torsion be cured?

Yes: Testicular torsion is a medical/surgical emergency. Torsion refers to a twisting of the testicle on its own blood supply, effectively cutting off oxygen to the testicle. It needs to diagnosed quickly and treated quickly to prevent testicular death. It usually presents with sudden pain in the scrotum with discoloration and swelling. Go to the emergency room if you think you have a torsion. ...Read more

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What is testicular torsion from?

What is testicular torsion from?

Bad luck!: Torsion is from your anatomy not being sufficient to prevent your testicle from spinning and then having the misfortune of some movement that spins the testicle. Most torsion happens during routine activity like getting into bed. For more: www. Peedoc. Com @thepeedoc. ...Read more

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What causes a testicular torsion?

What causes a testicular torsion?

Twisting of cord.: Testicular torsion is caused by twisting of the spermatic cord, which interrupts the blood supply to the testis. A common contributor is an anatomic defect called the bell-clapper deformity, where the additional mobility of the testicle predisposes it to twisting. A larger testicle is also a risk factor. ...Read more

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Could I predict a testicular torsion?

No, but...: Although the description of testicular torsion in urology textbook usually depicts its full-blown one-way process ; pictures, and calls for emergent attention, intermittent twisting with spontaneous untwisting is not uncommon. So, a men with highly variable degree, duration, ; interval of testicular pain of acute onset with variable nausea ; referring pain to inguinal region deserves alert for it. ...Read more

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What are causes of testicular torsion?

Bell-clapper testis: Some men have a testis that hangs loosely within the tunica vaginalis which is membrane around testis. Torsion can occur if the membrane is attached unusually high on the spermatic cord, often with a testicle which lies transversely rather than vertically. Testicle thus hangs like the clapper of a bell. Additionally, contraction of the cremaster muscle can then cause testicle to twist on it's cord. ...Read more

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Could testicular torsion be hereditary?

Unknown...: It is unclear if being genetic or hereditary. Clinically, this concern is irrelevant to clinical judgment and care. In fact, professional alert and vigilance will take timely action to save more testis with better outcome in managing testicular torsion. ...Read more

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Testicular torsion. What the heck is it?

A dangling testis...: It's a dangling testis like a bell-clapper hinging below inguinal canal from inborn poor fixation of testis supposedly to the scrotal wall so it twists as testicular size increases and cremasteric muscle acts; this is intravaginal and happens to the puberty and adults. Those hinging above external inguinal ring are extravaginal, happening to newborn or before birth. Detail? Ask doc in expertise. ...Read more

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I'm having testicular torsion please help?

I'm having testicular torsion please help?

When to go to E.R.: If a guy has no other reason for symptoms, and he has sudden or severe pain in the scrotum (the sack that contains the testicles), swelling of the scrotum, abdominal pain, nausea, or a testicle that is hanging higher than normal or at an unusual angle... He could have testicular torsion and needs to get to the emergency room now. If symptoms are quite mild, a primary doctor may examine him first. ...Read more

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How to tell that I have testicular torsion?

How to tell that I have testicular torsion?

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 more

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How do you reciver from testicular torsion?

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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How to know if I have a 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 detorsion. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of testicular torsion?

Testicular Torsion: Pain, swelling and fever....

Testicular torsion is thought to cause severe pain. The scrotum may very well swell and the pain may be intolerable.

Testicular torsion can lead to the death of the testicle so this can be an emergency. ...Read more

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How would I know if I had testicular torsion?

How would I know if I had testicular torsion?

Severe pain: Testicular torsion cuts off the blood supply to your testicle and this universally causes severe pain as the testicle starts to die from lack of blood flow. There are other causes of severe pain, and other exam findings of torsion, so you should be evaluated as soon as possible in an emergency department if you are having severe pain. ...Read more

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What happens if a man has testicular torsion?

Here are some. ..: If having acute testicular torsion as commonly described in the textbook & journals, the time window of saving such a testis is about 8 hours; at times, professional keenness and acuity with action are the keys to save it, not doppler US alone. If being recurrent intermittent torsion, the patients will repeatedly suffer from recurrent testicular pain of a highly variable degree, duration, interval ...Read more

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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 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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Could testicular torsion always hurt severely?

Could testicular torsion always hurt severely?

Yes, but not always: Typical one-way full-blown torsion always has severe pain. Intermittent torsion with spontaneous detorsion tends to have highly variable intensity, duration, and interval of acute testicular pain with nausea, inguinal / lower abdominal ache. Professional high alert and vigilanceis the key to avoid misdiagnosis. ...Read more

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Is the pain from testicular torsion really bad?

Yes, usually...: Yes, torsion-related testicular pain is really bad, especially the commonly described one-way full-blown case. ...Read more

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Could someone have testicular torsion and eject?

Means ejaculate?: Do you mean ejaculate or really eject? Testicular torsion affects the sperm production due to resultant tissue injury by ischemia and possible necrosis, but exerts no impact to the amount of ejaculation. ...Read more

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Is it okay to leave testicular torsion untreated?

Yes, at times....: If a typical testicular torsion has been around more 8-12 hours or days with no concern for infertility and protracted timing for recovery, leaving it untreated may be justified and reasonable if patient wishes and agrees to. But after all, surgery is still best and surest for shorter recovery and future. ...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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How can someone tell if they have testicular torsion?

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 more

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Can someone tell me how people get testicular torsion?

Can someone tell me how people get testicular torsion?

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

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What are the most common symptoms of testicular torsion?

What are the most common symptoms of testicular torsion?

Pain: The most common symptoms are very severe testicular pain usually associated with nausea and vomiting. There can also be redness on the affected side. ...Read more

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