A member asked:

Was diagnosed with a varicocele in left testicle as a young adult. there was slight discomfort for awhile. no treatment was ever done. will this affect fertility or other health issues? anything i can do now?

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield answered

Specializes in Infectious Disease

Varicocele: Varicoceles are normal anatomic variants. They are harmless. Unless particularly large or otherwise bothersome, no treatment is needed. If still present and large or causing symptoms, discuss with your doctor.

Answered 3/30/2020



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