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Is it common for long term complications or pain to result from a full epididymectomy? Or is the procedure considered safe?
Rare : This a rare but reported complication of epididymal surgery. Please discuss specifically and thoroughly with your surgeon about his particular outcomes when it comes to this surgery. ...Read more
I am looking for a urologist in California or nearby that can perform epididymectomy. I need this procedure but cant find anyone in my area. Anyone?
Why do you need it ?: Any procedure If medically indicated the doctor (s) will perform. There must be an indication , it s a simple procedure the reason you ' can't find' is may not be indicated, or you are not providing right information or other option go for2nd opinion. ...Read more
Since a vasectomy isn't 100% at preventing unintended pregnancies would a caudual epididymectomy be more effective?
What is the most effective treatment for post vasectomy pain? Spermatocelectomy and epididymectomy.
Vasectomy in 1996.
Depends on severity: Usually, we recommend simple non-steroidal anti-inflammatory therapies like Ibuprofen or Aleve (naproxen) to be taken on an as-needed basis. If the pain is constant, make an appointment with the urologist or physician who performed the procedure. They may order an ultrasound to evaluate the anatomy. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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