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Erectile dysfunction after hydrocele operation

A 69-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Fung
General Surgery 40 years experience
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
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
Urology 32 years experience
Yes: Yes, if a man has bilateral hydroceles that warrant surgical intervention, it is possible to do both sides under the same anesthetic.
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
A Verified Doctoranswered
Addiction Medicine 50 years experience
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
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Vandersteen
Pediatric Urology 32 years experience
Yes: Anatomically it is not a problem, although some implant surgeons are reluctant to add anything to their procedure that might potentially increase the ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 22 years experience
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 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
Pediatrics - Urology 16 years experience
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
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 22 years experience
No: Use a cool pack for the swelling. Heat should generally be avoided in surgical areas.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 29 years experience
Post OP Norms: Yes. It sure sounds like it. I am sure your surgeon gave you some instructions regarding this. So, if they have anything different than this i would ... Read More
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