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A 33-year-old female asked:

Can communicating hydrocele go away until teenage in boys??thank you!

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Dr. James Lin
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Urology 52 years experience
Here are some ...: Spontaneous closure of the patent processus vaginalis - a hairy channel between the peritoneal cavity and the scrotum - after age 1 is very unlikely - almost next-to-non. So, surgical correction is advised. Clinically, one can wait on it as long as being asymptomatic although it almost always coexists with a small indirect inguinal hernia. So, ask Doc in detail. Best wish ...
Last updated Jul 11, 2014
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