Testicular torsion

What is Testicular torsion?

Testicular torsion occurs when testicles rotate on spermatic cord resulting in stoppage of blood supply which results in sudden pain and swelling of testis. Prolonged torsion results in death of testicle and surrounding tissues.

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Hi..i was trying to sleep and i started getting pain in my lower abdomen and pain in my left testicle..is this testicular torsion?

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So I think I have testicular torsion. They say it's an emergency and all but I feel as though I've had it as long as I can remember. On my left...

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I went through your details. I suggest you not to worry much. You are feeling that there is...

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I have hypothyroidism and I have been having pain in my legs and testicles and I was wondering if this could be the cause because I have seen a...

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Hypothyroidism can cause neuropathic pain in lowerlimbs. But...

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