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What are tests to diagnose testicular torsion?

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You might get one or more of these tests to diagnose testicular torsion:

Your doctor might need to do surgery to confirm that you have testicular torsion.

  • Urine test (checks for an infection)
  • Ultrasound (uses sound waves to check for reduced blood flow to your testicle)

From: What Is Testicular Torsion? WebMD Medical Reference

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American Urological Association: "How is Testicular Torsion Diagnosed?" "How is Testicular Torsion Treated?" "What are the Signs of Testicular Torsion?" "What Causes Testicular Torsion?" "What is Testicular Torsion?"Mayo Clinic: "Testicular torsion: Causes," "Testicular torsion: Complications," "Testicular torsion: Definition," "Testicular torsion: Prevention," "Testicular torsion: Symptoms," "Testicular torsion: Tests and diagnosis," "Testicular Torsion: Treatments and drugs."

Medscape: "Testicular Torsion: Etiology," "Testicular Torsion: Practice Essentials."

Nemours Foundation: "Testicular Torsion."

Reviewed by William Blahd on March 15, 2017

SOURCES :

American Urological Association: "How is Testicular Torsion Diagnosed?" "How is Testicular Torsion Treated?" "What are the Signs of Testicular Torsion?" "What Causes Testicular Torsion?" "What is Testicular Torsion?"Mayo Clinic: "Testicular torsion: Causes," "Testicular torsion: Complications," "Testicular torsion: Definition," "Testicular torsion: Prevention," "Testicular torsion: Symptoms," "Testicular torsion: Tests and diagnosis," "Testicular Torsion: Treatments and drugs."

Medscape: "Testicular Torsion: Etiology," "Testicular Torsion: Practice Essentials."

Nemours Foundation: "Testicular Torsion."

Reviewed by William Blahd on March 15, 2017

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