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A male asked:

Testicle still aches four months after hydrocele surgery?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 41 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?

3 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
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.
Last updated Feb 16, 2020

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