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Doctor insights on: Epididymectomy Risks

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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?

Is it common for long term complications or pain to result from a full epididymectomy? Or is the procedure considered safe?

Low grade pain.: There should be little problem especially if this is to treat epididymitis. The procedure is safe and no long term complication as usual. There is always a small chance but most of the time people do well. ...Read more

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What happens if you have an epididymectomy, does that make you sterile?

What happens if you have an epididymectomy, does that make you sterile?

Yes - on that side: Removing the epididymis is functionally like having a vasectomy. The pathway and flow of sperm from the testis is interrupted. If both sides are removed then that man would be sterile. ...Read more

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What are the treatments that involve an epididymectomy?

What are the treatments that involve an epididymectomy?

Not sure what u mean: Epididymectomy is a surgical operation to remove the epididymis, which is the organ located posterior to the testicle within the scrotum. It is typically performed by urologists to treat pain, epididimitis, or neoplasms of the epididymis. ...Read more

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What are the chances of losing a testicle during or after epididymectomy surgery?

What are the chances of losing a testicle during or after epididymectomy surgery?

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

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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

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Wanted to know if anyone has had experience with an epididymectomy for chronic epididymitis or for post vasectomy problems?

Wanted to know if anyone has had experience with an epididymectomy for chronic epididymitis or for post vasectomy problems?

Yes, . ..: For intractable pain with identifiable tenderness and induration in epididymis, epididymectomy can be done for pain relief after properly counseled and examined with realistic expectation. For post-vasectomy pain, vasectomy reversal has been proposed to effectively relive its pain for many. More? Contact me at www. HealthTap. Com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC to log in for appointments. Best wish to health... ...Read more

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Since a vasectomy isn't 100% at preventing unintended pregnancies would a caudual epididymectomy be more effective?

Since a vasectomy isn't 100% at preventing unintended pregnancies would a caudual epididymectomy be more effective?

Probably not: If you have no sperm in your ejaculate after vasectomy, there is almost no chance of impregnating a female. There is a slight chance of the vas reconnecting after a vas. To be safe you could do a sperm count in a year. ...Read more

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What is the most effective treatment for post vasectomy pain? Spermatocelectomy and epididymectomy. Or vasectomy reversal. Vasectomy in 1996.

What is the most effective treatment for post vasectomy pain? Spermatocelectomy and epididymectomy. Or vasectomy reversal. 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 more

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Is shaving risk-free?

Is shaving risk-free?

Mostly: If you use clean shavers and stick to your own without borrowing them, it is pretty much safe. There is a risk in those with very curly hair that close shaving may cause the hair to grow into the skin causing focal pustules and diffuse acne. There is no harm in having the hairs cut off by shaving except perhaps under the taliban. ...Read more

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What are risks of pad?

What are risks of pad?

Smoking, Cholesterol: Pad has multiple risk factors. Gender, race, age, and family history are factors which you cannot alter.
The biggest risk factor that can be altered is smoking. Other risk factors that can be modified include cholesterol, diabetes, kidney failure, and hypertension. While you cannot control what disease you have, you can control how well they are controlled. ...Read more

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What are risks of pedi at a salon?

What are risks of pedi at a salon?

Many possibilities: I have had patients come back from pedicures with athletes foot, ingrown toenails, skin infections, and fungal toenail infections. ...Read more

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What is risk management in medicine?

Way to be safe: Avoiding complications and manageing them is way that keeps the patient happy and satisfied without creating any liablity for the physician. ...Read more

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What is the risk of taking a speedball?

What is the risk of taking a speedball?

You can die: You can also get HIV or hepatitis C. You can become addicted to one or both drugs. The addiction, or just the bad company you are keeping, will turn you into a jackass and the people who once loved you will discard you. Why do you ask? I think you already knew. Do you care? Please don't go this route. ...Read more

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I am 34 male I have BP of 155 is it risk?

I am 34 male I have BP of 155 is it risk?

High blood pressure: A sustained systolic blood pressure of 155, if confirmed on more than one occasion, represents hypertension, and if untreated, increases risk for heart disease, stroke and kidney disease. ...Read more

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What are biggest risks to runner in summer?

What are biggest risks to runner in summer?

Running risks: The biggest risk is dehydration and possible heat exhaustion. Try to hydrate before you run and then drink during if u are running a long distance and obviously when you finish running. ...Read more

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What are the biggest health risks facing adults?

What are the biggest health risks facing adults?

Health risks adults: Health risks for adults in the US include: Heart disease, Cancer, Chronic respiratory diseases, accidents, strokes, diabetes, suicide, dementia, influenza & pneumonia. ...Read more

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What is the definition of non modifiable risk factors?

What is the definition of non modifiable risk factors?

Risk factors: Per the World Health Organization: "
A risk factor is any attribute, characteristic or exposure of an individual that increases the likelihood of developing a disease or injury." Risk factors that are not modifiable might be your race, your sex, your age. See: http://www. Who. Int/topics/risk_factors/en/ ...Read more

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What is the greatest medical risk to a twenty something?

What is the greatest medical risk to a twenty something?

Injury: Injuries -- mainly motor vehicle -- are the most likely cause of death among young adults. Many injuries are preventable, though, by not mixing drinking and driving, wearing your seat belt, and driving within the speed limit. ...Read more

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Risks of hsg?

Risks of hsg?

Minor and safe: Significant risks are very uncommon: infection, allergic reactions, and uterine perforation estimated at much less than 1% and I personally have never seen in 20 years. Small bleeding afterwards and cramping are fairly common, taking Ibuprofen an hour before the procedure is effective for most women. X-ray exposure is negligible and safe within established limits. ...Read more

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Risks of esophagram?

Minimal: Risks are minimal as basically you swallow a substance while having x-rays. You could have a reaction to the material. ...Read more

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What are risks of cvs?

What are risks of cvs?

Fetal loss: The safety and efficacy of cvs have been documented, although the procedure carries an increased risk of fetal loss compared to second trimester amniocentesis. Other concerns pertain to fetal damage, bleeding, infection, and uncertain results. ...Read more

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Any risks from old dad?

Any risks from old dad?

Genetic risks: Most genetic risks are due to matermal age, not paternal age. ...Read more

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Clubfoot recurrence risk?

Clubfoot recurrence risk?

Clubfoot: It depends if there is a neurological component. It also depends on how severe the clubfoot is. Is it reducible or rigid. ...Read more

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What's epiglottitis risk?

What's epiglottitis risk?

Can stop breathing: The epiglottis is a tissue structure in the back of the throat that overlies the vocal cords. If infected (usually h. Flu bacteria or virus), it can become inflamed, swell up, and even stop breathing. Small children are at worst risk because their airways are small. In rare cases, it can cause death. If anyone feels that his/her throat is swelling, this is a reason to seek emergency treatment. ...Read more

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Who is at risk for stroke?

Who is at risk for stroke?

Lots of people: Diabetics, anyone with cardiovascular disease, high blood pressure not controlled, high cholesterol especially with known plaques, those with a strong family history, atrial fibrillation, mechanical valves and more. ...Read more

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What are the risks of mbs?

What are the risks of mbs?

GI distress/aspirate: Perhaps someone more qualified can chime in (any radiologists here?), but the risks of a modified barium swallow are primarily cramping and nausea. Of course, if the barium "goes down the wrong tube, " you can aspirate, which can be life-threatening (though medical professionals are acutely aware of this risk and trained to identify and treat it swiftly). ...Read more

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Risks of perinatal massage?

Risks of perinatal massage?

No: Massage during pregnancy is a great way to relief stress, help with aching joints, and relieve lower back pain. There are no risks to pre-natal massage, and a professional massage therapist should be knowledgeable about accupressure points that "may" stimulate labor. ...Read more