Torsion of the Appendix Testis
Treatment & Care
How is torsion of the appendix testis treated?
Once properly diagnosed, no treatment is generally needed, other than observation and measures to relieve pain, such as:
- analgesics, such as acetaminophen and ibuprofen
- an ice pack over the affected area
Once symptoms subside, the problem is unlikely to recur. If the pain persists more than 10 days, your son might need surgery to correct the problem.