Testicular Torsion (cont.)
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Testicular Torsion Prevention
The orchiopexy should prevent further episodes of torsion.
Testicular Torsion Prognosis (Outlook)
Fertility should be maintained even after the loss of one testicle. There will be no apparent changes noted physically besides the loss of the testicle.
Support Groups and Counseling
Patients who have lost a testicle should be counseled on the potential dangers of contact sports, since there is the risk of injury to the one remaining testicle.
Medically reviewed by Michael Wolff, MD; American Board of Urology
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 8/14/2015
Clifford Spanierman, MD
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