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Skinny Jeans May Lead to 'Twisted Testicles' and Other Painful Health Problems for Style-Conscious Men

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Twisted testicles is a serious condition that occurs "when tight trousers prevent the spermatic cord from moving freely, meaning it twists and leads to testicular torsion which cuts off the blood supply requiring immediate surgery to prevent a ...

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Carol H (229)
Saturday January 5, 2013, 6:15 pm

Laurie H (817)
Saturday January 5, 2013, 7:20 pm
This one gives new meaning to the words, "Don't be a slave for fashion"!!! Thanks Carrie~~~

Jason S (50)
Saturday January 5, 2013, 9:14 pm
Good posting, thanks

Suzanne L (99)
Saturday January 5, 2013, 9:46 pm
Whoa, a steep price to pay for looking cool.

Michael C (218)
Saturday January 5, 2013, 10:33 pm
Just the thought of "twisted testicles" thank God I wear button fly 501's :)

Giana Peranio-paz (398)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 12:34 am
Oh vanity vanity!

Nimue Michelle P (339)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 1:49 am
It's taken them long enough to figure this out, it's pretty obvious that wearing anything that's too tight is bad. My husband's grandmother used to lace herself so tight that she was unable to bear children because she had messed up her insides. Once she stopped doing that, after a while she had 4 children. Steve Irwin used to tell the story about how they got little Robert, Steve had to stop wearing underpants for a year, which proved to be a bit dangerous in his line of work :)

Tanya W (65)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 2:14 am

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Sunday January 6, 2013, 3:41 am

Siti R (12)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 3:41 am
boxer or briefs anyone;?

gina m (30)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 4:10 am
Se portasse all'estinzione del genere umano, non sarebbe cosė male !

paul m (93)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 5:36 am

Yep.. Like cheap Hotel with no ball room ,,,,,!!

. (0)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 8:20 am
Actually, I remember when too tight fitting under ware was given the same health hazard.

Patricia H. (440)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 8:35 am

Gene J (290)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 10:14 am
Lol. Well its nice I don't have to worry about THAT problem. Though it seems this is hardly news. Doctors have recommended boxers for couples having difficulty conceiving for a long time. Maybe there's a bright side? Some of those ultraconservative country music stars who so hate people like the Dixie Chicks and others who exercise their right to free speech may not be able to reproduce. That's got to be good for the species overall. :^)

DORIS L (61)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 12:23 pm
Give them to the GOP.

Mary Donnelly (47)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 1:26 pm
Great post.

Sheryl G (363)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 3:10 pm
Unfortunately, despite this Mom's best efforts, a barely over 18 year old son that could buy his own clothes fell for this style and I had to quickly drive him to the emergency room, which led to the surgery for twisted testicle. It was extremely painful and needless to say, he opted out of that style from that point on. Hard lesson to learn as a teen that Mom can be correct...ah hum....sometimes. lol We laugh now but was no laughing matter then.

Carrie B (306)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 3:29 pm
Oh Sheryl when will the young and or stupid ever learn?

Sheryl G (363)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 3:46 pm
I don't know, but those who manufacture could care less how it affects our bodies, women cram their feet into all sorts of shoes that ruin their feet. Our teenagers are very impressionable, they want to fit in, they see their music groups wearing this stuff, the commercials push it onto them, that they will get the girl or guy if they wear this or that.

I realize it is personal responsibility but the manufacturers need to start taking some responsibility for what they all place on the market in the form of various things. Many times the consumer is unaware of certain things that could happen by their purchase. The manufacturers get away with too much, and most of the time they have knowledge of the potential harm, too many people suffer from what I see is their moral neglect.

I appreciate the star, thank you.

reft h (66)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 7:10 pm
I don't like the tight jean look on men, now there is a good reason for them not to wear it. I always thought fashion designers just wanted to be cruel to women, but now they are doing it to the men.

Marie W (67)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 8:24 pm
Good revenge for women's spike heel shoes.

Theodore Shayne (56)
Monday January 7, 2013, 10:58 am
Sort of like those tight bell bottoms of the seventies made out of polyester and the high platform shoes. Could anything be more uncomfortable and yeah I hated disco too.

Carrie B (306)
Monday January 7, 2013, 12:14 pm
I have one word~Ouch!

Sharon F (0)
Monday January 7, 2013, 5:06 pm
Tight bras probably are not good for women! Critical Thinking, please.

Herbert E (10)
Monday January 7, 2013, 11:51 pm
haha, it's their problem, not mine.

Deborah W (6)
Tuesday January 8, 2013, 6:42 am
Every choice comes with a consequence ... and we are all products of our choices. Scared enough to make a change?
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