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erectile dysfunction after hydrocele operation

A 69-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
39 years experience General Surgery
See urologist: The hernia should be addressed by a surgeon, but only after the cause is determined, e.g. Prostate enlargement, straining to void, etc. He can fix yo ... Read More
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Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Hernia/Hcele surgery: Will take care of hernia ; hydrocele. Erectile dysfunction may respond to medication, vacuum device or best be served by surgical implantation of a pe ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Adler
31 years experience Urology
Yes: Yes, if a man has bilateral hydroceles that warrant surgical intervention, it is possible to do both sides under the same anesthetic.
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Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Yes: The urologist will onbe reimbursed 50% for the second side, that is how insurances work. You can always find a urologist who will to the correct thing ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Better off not: How much alcohol are we talking about? If "social" drinking - one or two literally - then it should not make a difference. However, alcohol impairs ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Vandersteen
31 years experience Pediatric Urology
Perhaps: Surgeons that perform implantation of penile prostheses vary regarding whether or not they will perform ancillary procedures. Discuss with your provi ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Yes: Discuss with your urologist.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
21 years experience Pediatric Urology
Not usually: Not unless the hydrocele was so large that it was "burying" your penis. If it is now gone your penis may appear larger but in reality it is not. Patr ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Minimal: Operation is safest with anesthesia perfromed by a pediatric anesthesiologist (risk 1:250, 000) plus a surgeon experienced in pediatric urologic surge ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francisco R. Rodriguez
9 years experience Urology
Hydrocele: There are risks to any surgical procedure. For a healthy 3 year old they should be no more than anesthetic risks and possibility of recurrence.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Not immediately: Best to wait a few days & then shower rather than bathe. However, if u really feel need to shower then wrap a large plastic garbage bag around your wa ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Whittam
15 years experience Pediatric Urology
Ask your surgeon: This is something your surgeon should have told you and please call his/her office to determine postoperative activities that are permissible. Most s ... Read More
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