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    Hi I'm a 27 y o male and when i was 14 i had testicular torsion and as a result the affected testicle had to be removed. I am just wondering if I'll still be able to father a child one day? Can someone please help me?





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    Please help my partner had a testical torsion operation 3 weeks and he has rested and followed doctors orders and medication regine but now as the stiches start to disolve it has left a visible whole in his scrotem he has no soreness or pain or no bleedingo





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    Severe scrotum swelling after surgery for testicular torsion, enlarged over 2x the size. Urologist informed me it was just hematoma, and would settle. Was wondering if they will go back to the original size prior to the surgery? And how long this could actually take.





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    i had testicular torsion a couple of years back. Sometimes I have seriously painful aches in one of my balls and it swells slightly, making it hard to walk and impossible to exercise. I think this is due to boxers being too tight? should i be worried or just stick to lose fitting boxers? is it worth seeing a doctor?





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    my son had operation for torsion of the testicle 6 weeks ago and recovered well. since he had a check-up with specialist last week he has been in pain in the same testicle - not as bad as when it was twisted but a continuous ache that is pretty sore all the time. we returned to specialist last night who scanned him and could not find anything wrong but has given him antibiotics anyway. is this normal?





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    I had a operation for torsion of my right testicle 11 days ago when I went to clean myself the other day I noticed that my left testicle is bigger than my right it also seems heavier and hangs lower in my scrotum below my left testicle it feels as if there is a small lump size of a pea maybe a bit bigger and the front I my testicle feels slightly swollen could this be any thing caused by my op? If not any answers please?





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    it could be infecitison from the op it nothing to worry about see doctor anti baotics should clear it up

    I recently had a orchidectomy performed on both of my testicles as i had a testicular torsion in my right testicle. After a month i am complaining of a sensitive perianal area including my left testes and also my anus, it became worse after an intensive weight-lifting workout. My anus feels painful and swollen. My GP thinks its acute prostatitis but i have no urinary retention or infection, but insisted i take a broad spectrum antibiotic to treat it. The pain is spreading towards my left back area and my groin with no swollen areas. Im beginning to doubt the diagnosis and i think its simple external piles. Can you help please? Male 25





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    The line under my penis, the Penile Raphe, I believe it's called is curved. It starts of pretty straight before it begins to curve off to the left (from above). It then turns back to the correct place, below the meatus. Bare in mind this curve doesn't cause me any problems and is not too 'extreme'. I also don't have any rotation or torsion of the actual head of the penis. My penis is a good size, has no bends or anything and has a good amount of foreskin. But this curvy raphe is making me very self conscious. I've read lots of articles on the internet about this, which have all said that this is a normal occurrence and is nothing to worry about. But I worry about the way it looks, and it makes me worried to have sex in the future. I am 15 now and would really like to sort this problem out, weather it's a mental or physical one. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks





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    Testicular torsion is the condition I'm concerned about. It is the twisting of the spermatic cord, which cuts off the blood supply to the testicle and surrounding structures within the scrotum. Please research "testicular torsion" on-line and see if this describes you. If so, then please get to an emergency room. You could lose your testicle if you don't get it taken care of.

    I'm 20, I had on and off pain on the testicles for nearly 3 years, the pain lasts no longer than a minute, then it goes and comes for a few weeks or months then so on, the pain is mild and is bearable, when the pain is happening the left testes is higher then the right, it does not hurt when I touch it, I read online and it said a partial warning torsion, I'm very scared im having this, but for nearly 3 years? that's a long warning sign, shouldn't a full torsion have happen by now, Theres no other symptoms, no sickness or ejaculation or after pains, Please can you have a chat with me? Many thanks,

    Hi im 29 i had torsion of the testies and a combined hernia at 17 i lost my left testicle due to leaving the torsion to long before medical advice.ive had pains leading up to sexual activity at the rear of my right testicle for about 10 years which only goes the moment that i ejaculate the pain is unbearable if left longer than an hour or so.theres a little swelling and the testicle seems to form into 2 around the rear. I find laying down seems to settle the pain but after standing again for 5 minutes its just as bad ive seen many doctors in the 9 years but they all seem clueless and sign me off in the end.?





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    Im a healthy 33 year old male with 3 children when I was 17 I had which I now know to be torsion of the left testicle. Torsion is where your testicle twists cutting off the blood circulation and if left killing off the testicle, Being very young,very shy at the time I left a very sore & swollen testicle for 3 months before my condition brought on a hernia by this time I had no option but to see my GP and told him the lot I was rushed to a&e where I had a hernia repair & what was left of my left testicle taken away along with the vas deferens on the left side over the years ive had pain on & off in my whole groin area.ive also tried having a false testicle implanted which my body didn't take to. The moral of the story fellas is no matter how small the problem or pain down there the doctors have seen it all before & will again.





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    try asking the doctor about testicular torsion, because is sounds like that.

    hello im 16 and have penile torsion, does anyone know where i can get this sorted out? Thanks in advance





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    i have penile torsion, i was wondering if i could get this corrected in any way. Thanks





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    hello i definately have penile torsion, can anyone/anything do anything to cure this at all. please wtite back. thanks





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    Luke, If you're in a lot of pain, It could be a torsion: your testicle could be twisted, lose blood supply, and die. Go to the ER.





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    I just got sudden pain on the left side of my sack, not my ball. And I feel it way more when I walk about. Is there anyway to tell I I have a torsion? Really worried here and I live about an hour away from the nearest hospital.





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    So do I any help anyone??

    Please tell me what's happening! I once before had pain in my left testicle then now its the right one. The last time I just ran alot at school about a period later. Boom pain starts. Pain stopped for about a year. Then now once I woke up 20 min later boom right testicle hurts. It hurts whenever I touch it or walk at all. Please please! I need help!

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    Neil just gave you some excellent advice. The condition he described was "testicular torsion," and I'm kicking myself for not having thought of it. He is right - this is an emergency situation and he is lucky he still has both of his balls. You need to be evaluated for this as well. Again, see a specialist for this, a urologist.

    Sir i have pain sometime in my right testical and had gone after second what i do i am worried bcoz i have lost my left testical reason testicular torsion so what i do





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    I'm 13 and I have a small lump that is attached to my left testicle. And I regularly experience testicle torsion. Is it of any worry? Should I tell my doctoc?





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    I am 15 and the same is happening to me aswell I would like to know its a slight soreness my Freind told me about testicular torsion but I sought it is because it's only a slight pain and no swelling.

    I has pain in my left testicle when touched, it was just like sensitive pain, so went to the docs where the doc checked them, he couldn't find any lumps but couldn't feel the top of my left testicle so he sent me straight to hospital because he thought it might be a torsion because my testicle was so high up, got to the hospital and I was sent to SAU surgical assessment unit, a doctor checked me there and then a surgeon checked them and ruled out a torsion or any lumps, my urine and bloods came back fine so they discharged me with antibiotics incase of infection and they also booked me for a ultrasound on them, so I went for my ultrasound the other day and about 2 hours after my GP rang me to make a appointment to come in the morning so I obviously panicked because this was so quick, so I insisted I seen a doc now or at least speak to one on the phone which I did, and he told me the had found 2 abnormal spots inside my left testicle measuring about 6x7mm but my doc dosnt know what they are this is no very reassuring I now have to wait to see a urologist on 6march in the hospital, my doctor made me this appointment yesterday, so I have to sit and wait and panic now till 6march, still pains when touched plus it feels like the pain goes to my groin and hip, but I do hurt my hip when I fell playing football, plus since then my hip is clicking now I am a 36 year old male but feel about 60





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    One possibility is testicular torsion, which is a very serious condition which could result in the loss of a testicle or two. However, if treated early by a physican they can be saved, and by "early," I mean visiting an emergency room, NOT scheduling an appointment with a doctor several days later.

    i have had Torsion when i was 18 and was operated on. since then, my testicle has a large cord or growth on it. there are also large vains on my scrotum. i feel a dull ache and heaviness and am concerned. after watching the programme i wish to sort it out, but am scared and want to know whats wrong. please help! thanks





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    I've never had a torsion but I have got the build up of veins in my scrotum. I'm 21 and I've had it for years but never had it checked out. Luckily enough, I actually saw something on embarrassing bodies a few years back that solved it for me. It's called a Varicocele and it's when the valves on veins that come up from the testicles aren't strong enough. The blood then struggles to leave that area so your body naturally creates more veins to try and help it. This leaves a pretty mig mess but nothing too dangerous. As far as I gathered from the show, it can make you infirtile in that testicle while you have it but a pretty straight forward operation can sort it all out (I'm not a doctor so please don't take my word on it and seek medical advise either way). Apart from a slight increased sensitivity in that testicle, I've never had any pain and then yesterday morning I started texting these throbbing pains. It was just every five minutes or so yesterday and now I've just woken up and it's pretty regular. Might be time for me to face the doctor and surgery I think.

    i have had a hydrocele or possibly some sort of testicle torsion since a sporting injury when i was about 10 or 11. at first it was bruised and swollen, the bruising went down but the swelling never did. now, near a decade on, one of my testes is still much larger due to a much harder, larger ube behind. its never affected my sex-life, just really embarrassing. do u think a trip to my gp is in order?





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    I just got back from the doctors they felt my balls had me take a urine test to make sure theres was no stds(there wasnt) im now waiting to get a testicular ultrasound. They said it wasnt a torsion cause its not a emergency. To be honest i was nervice. But guys trust me its better to get it checked out then to lose a nut or sonething L





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    Hi guys, I am suffering with a tender swelling behind the left testicle and it looks like a trailing point behind it. But I went to see agp out of hours and he was unsure as to whether it was epidimytis or torsion! I have had epididimytis on and off most of my younger life iI'm 35 now. I had a bout of this back in January. But I am unsure of what to think about this, could it be a cyst? I also have pain in kidneys and feel nauseous. Been like this for about 9 days. Any ideas.





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    Dearly worried about my cist being removed next week its been painfull for years how painful is it after and was there any need to take time of work

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