A 19-year-old male asked:
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varicocele never hurt but now after standing all day at work and randomly being active i get a ache and random pains. is it time for surgery ?

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Dr. Samuel Lee
30 years experience Urology
Yes: there are 3 indications for repairing varicoceles: pain , infertility or testcular atrophy.
Answered on Jun 23, 2015
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