Testicular Torsion | Questions to Ask Your Doctor

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  • Is the swelling in my scrotum caused by testicular torsion?
  • Will I have to have surgery?
  • How long is the recovery time after surgery?
  • What can I do to make myself more comfortable after surgery?
  • Will I be able to have children?
  • Will my sex life be normal?
  • If I’ve had testicular torsion once, am I more likely to get it again?

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Testicular Torsion by E Ringdahl, MD, and L Teague, MD (American Family Physician November 15, 2007, http://www.aafp.org/afp/20061115/1739.html)

Written by familydoctor.org editorial staff

Reviewed/Updated: 04/14
Created: 05/08

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Testicular Torsion

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