A 31-year-old male asked:
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should i have a spermatocele removed? it causes moderate pain especially during long car trips.

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Dr. Hashim Alani
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Spermatocele: It can be removed , if it is painful your urologist may help.
Answered on Aug 16, 2014
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Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Spermatocele is a benign condtion , if symptmatic ( like you ) should be removed. If aymptomatic could be left alone. It is low rist out patient surgery.
Answered on Aug 16, 2014
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Dr. James Lin
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Here are some ...: If indeed the pain is related with spermatocele and you have no concern for fertility, its removal for symptomatic relief is okay / reasonable, because its surgery may cause postoperative blockage of epididymal tubule or vas deference resulting in the state like after vasectomy.
Answered on Jul 11, 2014
Dr. Michael Michaels
52 years experience Urology
Yes: If a spermatocele is symptomatic it should be removed.You should do fine.Your profile shows hydrocele surgery so you have an idea what to expect,more or less.Good luck.
Answered on Dec 4, 2014
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Not suppose to!: See you doc for a second look and exam. I want this done asap! if lots of pain go to the er!
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