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I was wondering about testicular torsion. Ive experienced

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I was wondering about testicular torsion. I've experienced intense pain a few times in the past, but it subsided after 2 or three hours, so Assumed there wasn't any permanent damage. Are there any noticeable after affects to testicular torsion that indicate the death of a testicle?
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr J Burk replied 8 years ago.

Hi

 

Death of the testicle would be followed by atrophy - obvious shrinkage.

 

Compete loss of testicular function takes 6 hours from the onset of torsion.

 

Dr Jef