A 36-year-old member asked:
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is hydrocele in a fetus a problem?

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Dr. Richard Sarle
22 years experience Urology
Hydrocele: Possible hernia, may resolve.
Answered on Aug 9, 2017
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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.
Answered on May 10, 2014

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