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will having a hydrocele prevent me from having children forever

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Adler
30 years experience Urology
No: No, a hydrocele does not have any effect on a man's fertility.
Dr. Hrair-George Mesrobian
42 years experience Pediatric Urology
No: Not at all. Hydroceles do not cause any damage to the testes which is where the sperm is made.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
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No known ...: There has been no known way to prevent developing hydrocele since most of cases are idiopathic and primary. Occasionally, hydrocele may be secondary f ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
No: Hydrocele does not interfere with sperm production or it's delivery.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
No: In the hands of a skilled pediatric surgeon, there is extremely little risk of damage to the cord. Make sure your surgeon is comfortable with operatin ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Adler
30 years experience Urology
No: No - hydroceles do not have any impact on a man's fertility.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
There are none: Some small hydroceles in all age groups can resolve spontaneously as do almost all hydroceles in babies under 6 - 9 months of age.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Depends on ?keloid: Scrotal hydrocele wound should soften in 4 -0 6 weeks, however may take "forever" a keloid former.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Only if large: Most men do not suffer from hydroceles. Small hydroceles do not need to be treated unless they are symptomatic or embarrassing due to size. Large hydr ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Chauhan
21 years experience Urology
Puncture: Medication will not work. Puncture drainage is rarely permanent. Surgery often needed to correct.
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