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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Sac of water: A hydocele means a little sac or pocket of water. It usually occurs as a result of inflammation from any number of things including infection, injury, ... Read More
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Dr. Peter Corrado
41 years experience Family Medicine
Fluid in the scrotum: A hydrocele is a collection of fluid that accumulates between two layers of tissue called peritneum that surrounds the testis and spermatic cord.It re ... Read More
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Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Collection of fluid: Around the testicle contained within a membrane called the tunica vaginalis. By itself is benign. Sometimes associated with a testis tumor so that a s ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Yes: But won't achieve anything other than cooling it. Can be used post-operatively, after surgical removal, to minimize postoperative swelling and discomf ... Read More
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Dr. James Lin
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Here is ...: Anyone can use and do whatever they want as long as they will take personal responsibility for the outcome they do and don't leave a social burden to ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some ...: Normally, various small amount of fluid inside the space between scrotal wall and testis is alway present, and "hydrocele" is just incidentally "picke ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Scrotal ultrasound: Is essentially the only reliable test for hydrocele. Transillumination can be used, but is not 100% reliable because subject with a hydrocele may also ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Yes it can: Simply as time goes by. Also in rare ; unlikely case of there being an underlying testicular tumor. This can be confirmed or excluded by scrotal ultra ... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
No: The hydrocoels i see on a regular basis are in infants that seem unbothered by the process. Occasionaly parents bring in a baby boy whose been fussy & ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Usitalo
40 years experience Urology
Hydrocele: Options include doing nothing if it doesn't bother you or surgery to remove it. Aspirating it, or drawing off fluid with a needle is not recommended.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Surgery: You need a surgical hydrocelectomy for it to resolve!
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Garnier
33 years experience Family Medicine
Ultrasound: You will need to see your doctor to be examined, and then have an ultrasound to verify it. If you have a change in your testicle, a lump or pain, swel ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
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