Testicular Torsion Topic Guide
Testicular Torsion: Testicular torsion is a painful condition caused by the twisting of the spermatic cord, which causes a loss of blood flow to the testicle. It is a surgical emergency that may result in the loss of the testicle. The main cause is an anatomical abnormality called the bell clapper deformity. Symptoms include testicular pain, with sudden swelling, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, or fever. Treatment for testicular torsion is surgery.
Testicular Pain Testicular pain has many causes including trauma, epididymitis (testicle infection) testicular torsion (a surgical emergency), STDs, enlarged prostate, inguinal hernia, orchitis, tumors, cancer, and kidney stones. Diagnosis and treatment depend on the cause of the cause of the testicular pain.