Lompoc, CA
A male asked:

Testicle still aches four months after hydrocele surgery?

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Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 42 years experience
Testicle pain: Please return to your surgeon and let him/her know. All may be well but if not, the doc will take care of things. Peace and good health.
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A 60-year-old male asked:

Why is my testicle still hard after hydrocele surgery is the ok?

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Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Tissue edema of rest: In "bottle" hydrocele repair the sac is turned inside out and sutured behind testis. This can become swollen and hard and take a while to soften up. Same with coiled remaining sac in the "lord repair. Sometimes hydrocele can recur. Be patient, most cases slowly resolve with time, which can vary greatly.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Had bilateral hydrocele surgery 4 months ago, lump is still above left testicle and has made some parts of the testicle painful to touch. What to do?
Dr. Ashu Syal
Pediatrics - Nephrology & Dialysis 32 years experience
Consult: You should consult with your surgeon again. He might want to do some work up to diagnose the problem.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
I had hydrocele surgery a month and half ago still left testicle in the middle of scrotum no more water but still little bit swollen with soft place on the top is it normal?
Dr. Birendra Tandan
Urology 36 years experience
Sometimes it takes time for the area of surgery to become normal . It should happen in 8-12 weeks. If not see the surgeon again.
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A 34-year-old male asked:
When does bleeding stop after testicle hydrocele surgery?
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 59 years experience
IMMIDIATELY WHEN STI: The bleeding stops once the stiches are placed and skin incision is closed with staples or stiches.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
I have hydrocele my right testicle became larger than normal. When do doctors have to do surgery?
Dr. Richard Sarle
Urology 24 years experience
Hydrocele: I tell my pts that when the swelling becomes bothersome it may be time for surgery....Very small hydro else can be watched but usually grow....
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A 31-year-old male asked:
I have a hydrocele and unable to feel my testicle because of the fluid. Do I need surgery to drain it?
Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
By UPTODATE: "Most hydroceles do not require intervention. Treatment is only indicated in patients who are symptomatic with pain or a pressure sensati... Read More
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