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Is hydrocele in a fetus a problem?

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Dr. Richard Sarle
Urology 23 years experience
Hydrocele: Possible hernia, may resolve.
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Usually not: Will probably be present at birth. Most infant hydroceles resolve spontaneously during first year of life. May need treatment if they enlarge hugely or become tense, tender or red.
Last updated Aug 9, 2017
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