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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 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
No: There is insufficient evidence that the noise from wind turbines is directly (ie, independent from an effect on annoyance or sleep) causing health problems or disease ... The strongest epidemiological study suggests that there is not an association between noise from wind turbines and measures of psychological distress or mental health problems. (from health impact study). ...Read more
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is it nessecary to have all the risk factors to be prone to have c.a.d, or one or two are enough to make someone prone to it?
Add up: Each risk factor for vascular disease "add together" to increase your overall risk for vascular disease. So if you smoke and have a family history and have an unfavorable cholesterol profile your risk of vascular disease is greater than if you only smoke and have a family history of vascular disease. Hope this helps, and again, know that every risk factor counts. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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