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varicocele can be treated without surgery

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Thom
14 years experience Urology
No: Not all varicoceles need to be treated. Reasons to fix a varicocele would be symptoms (pain), infertility (common finding with infertile men), and ad ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
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Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
It's....: It's done via an inguinal incision, usually under microscope, to explore the spermatic cord so to identify, isolate, transect, and resect spermatic ve ... Read More
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Dr. David Sherer
36 years experience Anesthesiology
Yes: When done by a competent urologist and anesthesia provider, yes!
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Always ask surgeon: It's a surgeons responsibility to describe the any procedure or operation beforehand also all benefits ; risks. Wonder why ur having this surgery at a ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some ...: Nowadays, varicocelectomy is preferably done through inguinal incision under microscopic magnification usually as an outpatient with very low rate of ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
None ...: If the indication for varicocele correction is established, its treatment of choice is either microscopic varicocelectomy by urologist or spermatic ve ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Vandersteen
30 years experience Pediatric Urology
Yes and no: A varicocele cannot be corrected without some sort of procedure. It can be done via interventional radiology by embolizing the varicocele angiographi ... Read More
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Dr. Qura Rashid
5 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Follow up: Schedule consult with Urology to determine the best treatment approach. Hope this helps!
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francisco R. Rodriguez
8 years experience Urology
Varicocele : They may occur in about 10% of the cases. They are recurrence, hydrocele(fluid around testicle), atrophy of testicle
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Varicocele: For safety sake wail,until you are 3 months post op.
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