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How can I treat varicocele?

How can I treat varicocele?

Options: Not all varicoceles need to be treated. Reasons to fix a varicocele would be symptoms (pain), infertility (common finding with infertile men), and adolescents with testicle atrophy. Treatment options include open surgical repair including microsurgical approach (with use of microscope), laparoscopic varicocelectomy or percutaneous embolization typically performed by a radiologist. ...Read more

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Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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Enlarged Testicular Veins (Definition)

This occurs in 15% of the adult population and is not typically visible until after puberty. It is almost always on the left side, and if seen on the right additional evaluation needs to be performed. It is more common in men with infertility and if treated ...Read more


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Can you tell me how I could naturally treat my varicocele?

Can you tell me how I could naturally treat my varicocele?

No natural treatment: A varicocele is a mass in the scrotum caused by defective valves in the testicular veins, which cause blood to pool, and the veins to expand. The pooling blood raises testicular temperature and affects testosterone and sperm production, which can affect fertility. Men can still have babies w/ this, but the odds are lower. Tx safely w/ varicocelectomy, ligation, or embolization. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to naturally treat my varicocele?

None available...: Varicocele is an inborn defect in testicular veins, affects 10-15% of men, and usually requires no treatment. As to natural rx, there has been none known to us thus far. ...Read more

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How much is the average cost for varicocele embolization ? And is it an effective way to treat compared to a surgery ?

How much is the average cost for varicocele embolization ? And is it an effective way to treat compared to a surgery ?

Varicocele: Costs varies from hospital to hospital and from doctor to doctor. It is an effective way to treat varicocele but I do not believe there any studies comparing results and outcomes. ...Read more

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I am 17 years old and have varicocele testicular and I have no pain do I need to treat that immediately and does it affect on my growth ?

I am 17 years old and have varicocele testicular and I have no pain do I need to treat that immediately and does it affect on my growth ?

A varicocele: Will not affect your growth. Please talk w/your doctor now about getting it treated. A urologist is the kind of doctor who specializes in this. ...Read more

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I have varicocele vein from last 2 r 3 year.Is it danger r not..And how i can treat it with out surgery..Because I am poor guy some time it not occur?

Not dangerous: If it's not bothering you and not enlarging, you can watch it on your own. You'd be looking for changing testicular size or shape. ...Read more

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What to do if I am 17 and I have varicocele in left testicle, is there any way to treat it without surgery?

Varicocele: Once a varicocele develops there is no treatment other than surgery. If there is pain , discomfort or decrease in size of testicle then I would recommend surgery ...Read more

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I have varicocele in my both testicals , is surgery necessary , becouse I am afraid that it couse infertility , and is it ok to treat it later , i'm 17?

I have varicocele in my both testicals , is surgery necessary , becouse I am afraid that it couse infertility , and is it ok to treat it later , i'm 17?

Scrotums: Surgery for this problem is a last resort and not a common first line of treatment. Usually waiting and observing is appropriate given that these fluid filled cysts will shrink with time. If the cysts do not dissipate then something more worrisome may be going on and i would then refer you to a urologist for further evaluation. ...Read more

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After anal fistula to be operated. Is it okay next to my varicocele to treat? In this case. Is it better if embolization is the Mx than to surgery?

Ok w/ varicocele: Shouldn't be a problem with the varicocele. Also, embolization procedures are for hemorrhoids, not a fistula. As always however, ask you surgeon to be sure. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Want to seek urologist due to varicocele but i have fistula in ano, which i go first to treat? I'm confused. I have severe left testes atrophy.

Want to seek urologist due to varicocele but i have fistula in ano, which i go first to treat? I'm confused. I have severe left testes atrophy.

Varicocele is not: the cause of testicular atrophy , in some it may the cause for infertility , other wise no need to do surgery. Fistula in ano is a painful condition , is up to you. Speak to your doctor cause of testicular atrophy in you ...Read more