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Alternative Treatments For Varicocele
Varicose spermatic cord veins within the scrotum. Usually left sided & due to absent or faulty venous valves between testis and major vessels permitting beack pressure effects on spermatic veins. Can cause infertility in some, but mostly of no consequence. Best treated by urologist if associated with pain which is rare, or there is an ...Read more
I was told I have a isolated right varicocele, and no treatment needed. But i've read that a right varicocele needs to be investigated. What do I do?
See your MD: It has been proposed that new onset right sided varicoceles in men over 40 should be evaluated as a possible sign of occult malignancy occluding the right gonadal vein. The odds that this is true at age 24 are extremely small but an examination and discussion with your doctor is reasonable and a simple test such as an ultrasound exam can help rule this out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No home treatment he: Varicocele is a surgically treated condition. So there is no home treatment that you can use. It is a relatively harmless(benign condition) and can be left alone unless you have some symptoms which are bothering you. Tell us your complete history. ...Read more
Surgery embolization: Embolization means "clot making." the doctor injects coils into the testicular veins to block them. Sometimes a fluid is used. Laproscopic surgery & open surgery remove the veins. You & your doctor should discuss best treatment option in your case. See http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/varicocele/ds00618/dsection=treatments-and-drugs. ...Read more
Your urologist: knows the severity of your condition & would be the best source of information about your options. ...Read more
I have what seems to be a right-sided varicocele on my right testicle that is causing pain what can happen if untreated or does it need treatment?
Varicocele: Right sided varicoceles are quite unusual without having one on the left. You should make sure there is not something causing it inside your pelvis and that it is the correct diagnosis. ...Read more
What do you suggest if my varicocele really hurts, I don't want to get surgery because of the risks, can anyone please recommend some natural treatment options!?
Please discuss: all of your options with your urologist. ...Read more
What is the treatment of varicocele? Is it by surgery? The vein is closed and contracted to 30%. What should I do ?
This occurs in 15% of the adult population and is not typically visible until after puberty. It is almost always on the left side, and if seen on the right additional evaluation needs to be performed. It is more common in men with infertility and if treated ...Read more
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