Can testicular torsion be painless?

Testicular torsion is considered a surgical emergency. The testis present irreversible damage if the torsion is not resolved within the first 6 hours. It is well known that spermatic cord torsion is associated with intense pain. In this particular case, it was painless.

Keeping this in consideration, what testicular torsion feels like?

Testicular torsion is an emergency condition. It happens when the spermatic cord, which provides blood flow to the testicle, rotates and becomes twisted. The twisting cuts off the testicle's blood supply and causes sudden pain and swelling. A guy will feel pain and notice swelling in the testicle.

How do you check for testicular torsion?

Doctors often diagnose testicular torsion with a physical exam of the scrotum, testicles, abdomen and groin. Your doctor might also test your reflexes by lightly rubbing or pinching the inside of your thigh on the affected side. Normally, this causes the testicle to contract.

Is testicular torsion very painful?

If your son has testicular torsion, he'll feel a sudden, possibly severe pain in his scrotum and one of his testicles. The pain can get worse or ease a bit, but probably won't go away completely. swelling, especially on one side of the scrotum. nausea and vomiting.