A member asked:

Can i postpone varicocelectomy for several years and are there complications in doing so? i am 19 with bilateral varicocele grade iii left testicle and grade i right testicle no pain normal size in both normal semen analysis with low sperm motility?

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Dr. Birendra Tandan answered

Specializes in Urology

About 20% of the population have varicocele and about 40% of people with varicocele have infertility. Bilateral varicocele is relatively uncommon- its mostly on the left. If you want to postpone the procedure then a yearly follow-up would be good.

Answered 8/31/2023



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