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A 25-year-old male asked:

How long before the varicose veins remove after you had surgery for varicocele? 1year, 2year or more? my surgery was already 1year and 4months..

2 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. James Lin
A Verified Doctoranswered
Urology 52 years experience
May be... May be...: Varicocelectomy is done through a 2-3-inch inguinal incision to explore, isolate, ligate, and remove a 1.5-3 cm of dilated veins in the spermatic cord with/without help of microscope ; doppler ultrasound. So, the surgery doesn't remove entire dilated veins, but a section to eliminate gravitation pressure inside pampiniform venous plexus so to collapse, shrink, ; obliterate them; so, still there...
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 48 years experience
Varicose and VV: There is no need to wait long after varicocele surgery to undergo a varicose vein procedure. I would recommend waiting for the vein procedures until you are feeling well from the varicocele procedure. Most likely 2 to 4 weeks is adequate.
Last updated Sep 25, 2020


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