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Can somebody get a hydrocele operation and penile implant at the same time?

Can somebody get a hydrocele operation and penile implant at the same time?

Yes: Anatomically it is not a problem, although some implant surgeons are reluctant to add anything to their procedure that might potentially increase the risk of infection of the implant. ...Read more

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Penile Implant (Definition)

Penile implant is the surgical means (as the last resort) to restore physical ability for intercourse so to extend the experience in sex pleasure, in turn, enriching the quality of personal &social life. The procedure is done through 1-2 (usually 1) incision (of 3-4 inches) to implant cylinders conforming to the chambers of corpora cavernosa with high satisfaction ...Read more


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Is it possible to hydrocele operation and penile implant at the same time?

Is it possible to hydrocele operation and penile implant at the same time?

Perhaps: Surgeons that perform implantation of penile prostheses vary regarding whether or not they will perform ancillary procedures. Discuss with your provider. ...Read more

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While i'm having a hydrocele operation, could the surgeon just put in a penile implant?

Yes: I am assuming there is a reason for your question. I would address your concern with your urologist. There are alternatives to penile implants for the treatment of erectile dysfunction. ...Read more

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Could a hydrocele operation make my penis grow a little bit?

Could a hydrocele operation make my penis grow a little bit?

Not usually: Not unless the hydrocele was so large that it was "burying" your penis. If it is now gone your penis may appear larger but in reality it is not. Patricio gargollo, md pediatric urology, dallas texas. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a hydrocele operation on both sides at the same time?

Is it possible to have a hydrocele operation on both sides at the same time?

Yes: Yes, if a man has bilateral hydroceles that warrant surgical intervention, it is possible to do both sides under the same anesthetic. ...Read more

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Penile implant surgery or prosthetic penile implant. Which is better?

Penile implant surgery or prosthetic penile implant. Which is better?

Implant = Prosthesis: The inflatable penile prosthesis (ipp) is an excellent solution for men with severe e.D. That does not respond to other measures. The implant surgery takes about an hour, is usually done as an outpatient, and has a pretty brief recovery. All surgery has risks, so do some research and find someone with some experience placing implants. ...Read more

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I am thinking of penile implant surgery. What should I take into consideration?

I am thinking of penile implant surgery. What should I take into consideration?

Here are some...: 1. It's the last resort way of ed rehabilitation; 2. The penis after implant will never be as big and long as the one in younger age. 3. Rare but possible implant infection of. ...Read more

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How long does it take to recover from a hydrocele operation?

How long does it take to recover from a hydrocele operation?

Few days to a week.: Recovery from a hydrocele repair is about a week, depending on the initial size of the hydrocele. Sometimes a drain, which looks like a small tube, is placed to aid in evacuation of fluid & is removed after 1-2 days. At home, there can be significant swelling and discomfort initially, but do not worry, the hydrocele is gone and the scrotum will return to normal size. Ice, rest, & pain meds help. ...Read more

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What are the risks of hydrocele operation for a three year-old boy?

Minimal: Operation is safest with anesthesia perfromed by a pediatric anesthesiologist (risk 1:250, 000) plus a surgeon experienced in pediatric urologic surgery. ...Read more

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I was wondering what are the risks of hydrocele operation for three year old boy?

I was wondering what are the risks of hydrocele operation for three year old boy?

Hydrocele: There are risks to any surgical procedure. For a healthy 3 year old they should be no more than anesthetic risks and possibility of recurrence. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Gabor
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Implant (Definition)

An implant is a medical device manufactured to replace a missing biological structure, support a damaged biological structure, or enhance an existing biological structure. Medical implants are man-made devices, in contrast to a transplant, which is ...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