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Testicular torsion, profession wrestler. Safe to wrestle in this situation?

Hi I am a wrestler in my senior season and I just recently had surgery this past wednsday morning because I had testicular torsion . I am ranked number 1 in the state and have to be out for a few weeks. I have conference February 9 but I can miss it but I d like to wrestle and regionals the 21-23 and can t miss it if I wanna win states. The doctor said I ll be out 4-6 weeks, but will the allow me to wrestle at conference or regionals or at all?
Asked On : Thu, 17 Jan 2013
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Once orchiopexy (surgery for torsion) has been done there should be no issue to getting back to full steam within a month. The surgery per se is not major and recovery is quick. You should of course take all routine precautions like proper support and protection for the testicles.
Also a little more detail about the surgery would be useful. Was the testicle salvaged? Was the opposite testicle also fixed to prevent a future torsion on that side?
Answers to these questions will help much better in giving a qualified opinion to your questions.
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Answered: Thu, 2 May 2013
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