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Age 50, virgin, desiring marriage, I want to have hydrocele treatment to help relieve discomfort. What are my best options?

Age 50, virgin, desiring marriage, I want to have hydrocele treatment to help relieve discomfort. What are my best options?

Consult urologist: Most reliable and effective treatment for hydrocele is a hydrocelectomy. This is a relatively minor syrfical procedure, preferably under general anesthesia, with a smallish incision in the scrotum. Most frequenntly so called "bottle procedure". Need to waer compression underwear, like lycra, to reduce postoperative scrotal swelling + reduce slight risk of hydrocele recurrence. ...Read more

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Hydrocele (Definition)

A collection of fluid around the testicles, within the scrotum. These fluid collections are contained in a layer of tissue around the testicles, and it is usually ...Read more


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Will hydrocele kill me if I don't get treatment?

Will hydrocele kill me if I don't get treatment?

No: Make sure it's a hydrocele!if it's a testicular cancer causing the hydrocele, the cancer can do you in. An ultrasound will answer the question. ...Read more

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What is the normal treatment for a hydrocele?

What is the normal treatment for a hydrocele?

Surgery or nothing: Hydroceles in babies usually resolve spontaneously by age-1-year unless large & tense. Can be corrected by simple surgery, if fluctuate in size in boys, like pediatric hernia surgery. Adults should have scrotal sonogram if testicle is larger than on other side, or can not be palpated. Surgical hydrocelectomy is treatment of choice if hydrocele is large or symptomatic, or observed if small. ...Read more

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Does a fetus with hydrocele need special tests or treatment?

Does a fetus with hydrocele need special tests or treatment?

No: Most fetal and infant hydroceles resolve spontaneously. Occasional very large, tense and tender hydroceles need early intervention by a pediatric urologist or surgeon. ...Read more

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What are the treatment options for hydrocele if the patient had no insurance?

Symptoms?: A small hydrocele may be left alone even if you have insurance. How large is the swelling? Is it causing symptoms? If it is manageable, you may decide to wait till you have insurance. Avoid trauma to the part. The only know treatment is surgery. ...Read more

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What can help in the treatment of a hydrocele?

What can help in the treatment of a hydrocele?

Observation v repair: Many hydroceles are small and asymptomatic and do not merit any treatment. If the hydrocele comes and goes, it is a "communicating hydrocele" which merits repair. If not, but if it is very large, or symptomatic, then surgical repair is usually performed, although needle drainage with or without sclerosis are used occasionally. ...Read more

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What are the non-surgical options for hydrocele treatment?

See below: If the hydrocele is not producing any symptoms and is not too large, surgery may not be required. The fluid does not cause harm to the testis or the individual. ...Read more

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Does an encysted hydrocele of the cord in my 6 week old infant require any treatment or pose any risks?

Hydrocele: Generally speaking we observe those hydroceles for a few months to see if the fluid absorbs on its own. If there is no associated hernia, generally they will resolve. Don't worry. :) ...Read more

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Is there a herbal treatment for hydrocele? I really do not want surgery.

Is there a herbal treatment for hydrocele? I really do not want surgery.

Sorry there isn't: No herbal or medication treatment. Hyrdocele fluid can be aspirated with a needle ; sclerosant such as tetracycline injected into hydrocele space, but results are unreliable, hydrocele more often than not recurs ; there is risk of infection. Surgery is the bay to go. ...Read more

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Had left testicular removal in 2007 due to testicular cancer and now diagnosed hydrocele in right testicular. What is the safe effective treatment?

Had left testicular removal in 2007 due to testicular cancer and now diagnosed hydrocele in right testicular. What is the safe effective treatment?

See below: A scrotal ultrasound will confirm a diagnosis of hydrocele. While this can be corrected with a relatively simple outpatient operation, if it is not really hurting or bothering you in any way, I would advise against it. All surgery, no matter how "minor", can have complications, and in your case, this is the only testicle you have left, and is the only thing making testosterone and sperm! ...Read more

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Are there effective, non-invasive, Ayurvedic treatments for hydroceles?

Are there effective, non-invasive, Ayurvedic treatments for hydroceles?

Not really: There are many treatments for hydroceles but unfortunately the one with the highest success rate is surgery. ...Read more

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What is the best form of treatment for vitilligo, whether allopathic, homeopathis, or anything else?

What is the best form of treatment for vitilligo, whether allopathic, homeopathis, or anything else?

Vitiligo: The choice of therapy depends on the number of white patches; their location, sizes, and how widespread they are; and what you prefer in terms of treatment. Each patient responds differently to therapy, and a particular treatment may not work for everyone. Current treatment options for vitiligo include medication, surgery, and adjunctive therapies (used along with surgical or medical treatments). ...Read more

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What to do if I feel I'm suffering from hydrocele. What is the best way to cure it?

Here ...: Usually a man doesn't feel his hydrocele because it is usually painless and slow growing. But seeing the bulkiness from its growth makes a man uneasy or embarrassed. There is no natural cure and hydrocelectomy is the most advised option of care. ...Read more

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Hello there...I've been on allopathic acne treatment for years. It's been a painful journey to never have clear flawless journey... Help needed?

Hello there...I've been on allopathic acne treatment for years. It's been a painful journey to never have clear flawless journey... Help needed?

Acne Vulgaris: You have hormone related acne. In extreme situations Accutane can work, but it has alot of side effects and difficult to find physicians to prescribe it. Isotretinoin is a good medication to exfoliate the skin. Microneedling can help with prp, laser treatments can also help, ipl is useful. ...Read more

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Are there medications that can cure hydroceles?

No: No, there is no specific medication or medications that can treat hydroceles. This is generally a surgical problem which needs a needle drainage in the office or surgery to remove the bag of around surrounding the testicle. ...Read more

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I need to know if there is any laproscopic cure of hydrocele?

Wrong approach: Hydrocele is skin deep in the scrotum ; laparoscope is used for surgery in the abdominal cavity. Doesn't, make any sense to use a laparoscope on or in the scrotum. Cure for hydrocele is an open transcrotal hydrocelectomy thru quite a small incision. Pediatric, communicating hydroceles should be repaired via a tiny groin incision. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is there a good homeopathic cure for hydroceles?

No: Hydrocele, if need treatment, is a surgical condition. Some guys can live with the symptoms of hydrocele and therefore may not need intervention. ...Read more

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How do you cure small hydrocele?

Here are some ...: Normally, various small amount of fluid inside the space between scrotal wall and testis is alway present, and "hydrocele" is just incidentally "picked" up by US. Generally speaking, hydroceles causing no mental or physical stress or discomfort require no intervention. Can one cure it? No as far as I have known from 45-year study and practice in urology. More concern? Seel pro-evaluation ... ...Read more