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Comment from: KeninRI, 45-54 Male (Patient) Published: September 03

I suffered from extreme pain in the groin area on and off for 10 years. I was told it's called intermittent torsion. The pain was so bad at times I found myself curled up in a ball on the floor. I couldn't catch my breath, and sweat poured out of me as if I was in a shower. When the pain stopped I would walk off the soreness and I would be fine. This happened every two to four months.

Comment from: 13-18 Male (Patient) Published: August 10

The pain woke me up and the pain even shot through to my knee and abdomen making it hard to walk or sit. I don't know how you would not go right to the hospital, as excruciating pain understates what I felt. The pain brought me to sweats, nausea, and paleness along with chills, but once in the ER, I was quickly given hydromorphone, which helped a lot. After a confirming sonogram, the surgery was done but was not bad.

Comment from: 55-64 Male Published: February 15

I was diagnosed with torsion. I had prior trauma. One night the testicle swelled very large. It was very painful.

Comment from: annom, 25-34 Male (Patient) Published: January 23

My left testicle was swollen and painful when walking and I also had low abdominal pain.

Comment from: anonymous lad, 19-24 Male (Patient) Published: August 15

I feel pain in my left testicle and it makes it hard for me to walk. I also have sore erections.

Comment from: milindbo, 25-34 Male (Caregiver) Published: June 20

With my testicular torsion, I had nausea, vomiting, and pains radiating to inner thigh and in my groin.

Comment from: 35-44 Male (Patient) Published: April 04

With testicular torsion, I experienced pain during and after sex.


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