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Rib torsion/twisted rib syndrome. How best to treat?

Rib torsion/twisted rib syndrome. How best to treat?

Rib torsion/twisted: Is it due to a sports injury or a car accident? You should be seen by a physician for it for evaluation and treatment plan. You might need some imaging studies. Anti-inflammatory, analgesic and/or muscle relaxant meds could help. Physical therapy could help. ...Read more

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What are some symptoms of cyst torsioning?

What are some symptoms of cyst torsioning?

A cyst usually...: A cyst would usually not twist because it is usually embedded inside or right on its hosting organ, and has no stalk to hing & twist. So, no twist means no pain - asymptomatic, But if infection or bleeding happens to it, pain + other related symptoms will ensue, depending upon the size of the cyst and the pace of events, etc. More? Ask Doc timely for detail. Best wish... ...Read more

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Can the starting of testicualr torsion fix itself?

Can the starting of testicualr torsion fix itself?

Possibly: If it was an intermittent torsion. But this is unusual and eventually you would prob have a torsion that would need evaluation and treatment. Best to see a Urologist and get a more definite answer. If you think you have a torsion, you should be seen immediately, otherwise the blood supply to the testicle can be compromised and need to be removed. ...Read more

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Testical pain whilst in bed had torsion before can it happen again?

Testical pain whilst in bed had torsion before can it happen again?

Possible...: Torsion-related testicular pain tends to recur in a high range of degree, duration, interval, progress, evolution, & resolution of pain but going undiagnosed for months or years or even decades to reflect personal fate to meet professional acuity/ vigilance. So, it would not always manifest a classical picture as described in textbook, but not infrequently, behave as intermittent torsion. ...Read more

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Testical torsion 3 months ago. Pain on other side can it happen again?

Yes,: has high incidence of bilaterally . If other side is not ' fixed ' as a prophylaxis in your lost torsion , may happen . Speak to your surgeon may be he fixed on the other side to prevent future torsion. or go to ER for evaluation . ...Read more

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What can I do for this pain in right testical? Worried i may have tescular torsion?

What can I do for this pain in right testical? Worried i may have tescular torsion?

Here are some ...: Testicular pain may result from various causes. While torsion-related pain is more common in the younger age and nerve-/muscle-/skeleton-related one is more common in the elder, many are in between. So, professional alertness and keenness to analyze symptoms and sequence of events + physical exam + possible tests will lead to adequate Dx for proposing reasonable Rx / care. Hence, see Doc timely... ...Read more

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Bending over my left testical turns on its side but when upright it goes back to normal. Is this torsion?

Bending over my left testical turns on its side but when upright it goes back to normal. Is this torsion?

Nice observation...: What you described about changing position of left testis should be applauded; it is a nice observation. But has somewhere in the sac bothered you? If not hurting in any way, that is not torsion. In fact, what you observed is just normal reflecting the contraction and relaxation of cremasteric muscles of spermatic cord which is the extension of abdominal muscles. ...Read more

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What is torsion?

What is torsion?

Twisting of testicle: Testicular torsion is a twisting of the blood supply (spermatic cord) that feeds the testicle. When this occurs, no blood is supplied to the testicle and it will die. This will require surgical removal of the testicle if not treated promptly. It is a medical emergency. ...Read more