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What is testicular rupture?

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Testicular rupture is a tear in a testicle. It's very rare. It can happen from a direct, forceful blow or be caused by the testicle being pressed against the pelvic bone. Testicular rupture causes a lot of pain and swelling along with nausea and vomiting. The damage requires surgery to repair.

From: Testicle Injury FAQ WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Nemours Foundation TeensHealth: "Tetsticular Injuries."

Mayo Clinic: "Testicle Pain."

AUAFOUNDATION: "Testicular Trauma."

Cleveland Clinic: "Disorders of the Testes."

MedlinePlus: "Testicle Pain."

Reviewed by Dan Brennan on October 22, 2017

SOURCES:

Nemours Foundation TeensHealth: "Tetsticular Injuries."

Mayo Clinic: "Testicle Pain."

AUAFOUNDATION: "Testicular Trauma."

Cleveland Clinic: "Disorders of the Testes."

MedlinePlus: "Testicle Pain."

Reviewed by Dan Brennan on October 22, 2017

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