Testicular Torsion Home Care
Home care for a testicular torsion includes:
- Rest in bed.
- Use a scrotal support.
- Limit your activity as directed by your doctor.
- Apply a cold compress:
- Wrap ice in a moist hand towel. Do not apply ice directly to the skin.
- Apply for 20 minutes, 5 times a day, for the first few days.
- Take prescribed medications as directed.
- Care for the surgical wound as directed by your doctor.
Testicular Torsion Warning Signs
Notify your doctor for:
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