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A 23-year-old female asked about a 27-year-old male:

Had ligation of varicocele for pain in my left testicle a month ago. since then large veins have appeared on my penis that are painful. why?

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Dr. Mike Siroky
Specializes in Urology
Your question: Most likely this is not related to the varicoele operation. However, if veins are painful it may represent a thrombosis of the vein and you should see your urologist about it.
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