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What is testicular torsion?

Torsion of the Testes

This is a serious, painful condition. There is a structure known as the spermatic cord which contains the testicular artery that carries blood to the testicles. The torsion happens when this cord twists and cuts off most of the blood flow to a testicle, causing extreme pain.

Unless there is urgent medical intervention, the tissues in the testicle will begin to die, and may require a surgical removal. Continue reading…

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