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How is testicular torsion treated?

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Testicular torsion requires immediate medical attention. Treatment usually involves correction of the problem through surgery. Testicular function may be saved if the condition is diagnosed and corrected immediately. If the blood supply to the testicle is cut off for a long period of time, the testicle can become permanently damaged and may need to be removed.

From: Testicular Torsion WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCE:  American Urology Association.

Reviewed by William Blahd on September 11, 2017

SOURCE:  American Urology Association.

Reviewed by William Blahd on September 11, 2017

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