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What are treatments for testicular injuries?

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Depending on how seriously you're injured, treatments for testicular trauma can include:

  • Putting an ice pack against your scrotum
  • Resting and avoiding strenuous activity
  • Medication to treat pain and inflammation
  • Antibiotics to prevent or treat infection
  • Wearing a jockstrap to support your testicles

From: Testicular Injuries WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Bhatt, S., and Dogra, V. , October 2008. RadioGraphics

American Urological Foundation Association: "Testicular Trauma."

Morey, A. and Dugi, D. "Genital and Lower Urinary Tract Trauma" in , 10th edition. Campbell-Walsh Urology

American Urological Foundation Association: "Testicular Torsion."

Davis, J. and Silverman, M. , August 2011. Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America

eMedicine: "Testicular Trauma."

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on January 24, 2018

SOURCES:

Bhatt, S., and Dogra, V. , October 2008. RadioGraphics

American Urological Foundation Association: "Testicular Trauma."

Morey, A. and Dugi, D. "Genital and Lower Urinary Tract Trauma" in , 10th edition. Campbell-Walsh Urology

American Urological Foundation Association: "Testicular Torsion."

Davis, J. and Silverman, M. , August 2011. Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America

eMedicine: "Testicular Trauma."

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on January 24, 2018

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