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How does the doctor know if the diagnosis is hematocele?

How does the doctor know if the diagnosis is hematocele?

Hematocele: Scrotal hematoma.....Blood in scrotum....Is very obvious, the scrotum will be black/blue.....Like an egg plant.....If just swollen it is edema or a hydrocele.... ...Read more

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Hematocele (Definition)

Collection of blood which has walled off to form a cavity or cyst like ...Read more


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Ok i've got hematocele. What should I do?

Ok i've got hematocele. What should I do?

Blood in hydrocele: Hematocele is caused by trauma causing blood in a hydrocele, or bleed from a tumor. Hydrocele is much more common. Either way worth getting checked out by a urologist & with a scrotal ultrasound. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: hematocele?

What is the definition or description of: hematocele?

Hematocele: Collection of blood which has walled off to form a cavity or cyst like growth on the testicle. ...Read more

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What are the treatments for hematocele?

What are the treatments for hematocele?

Depends on...: Scrotal trauma can result in a testicular hematoma or hematocele. Color doppler ultrasonography is the imaging technique used to see what is there. Hematomas and hematoceles are managed on an individual basis depending on the urologist and the patient (but surgery is needed if the covering of the testicle is ruptured). ...Read more

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Can a hematocele produce darkening of scrotal skin?

Can a hematocele produce darkening of scrotal skin?

Darker scrotal skin: Yes, but this will be temporary. As the hematocele clears, any overlying skin discoloration should go away also. ...Read more

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What's your opinion on treating hematocele?

What's your opinion on treating hematocele?

Hematocele?: Not a commonly used term, blood collection in scrotum ? Usually called scrotal hematoma ? If large, bothersome, or worsening then surgery is an option...If after a vasectomy need to see your doc ! ...Read more

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Does trauma to the testicles causing hernia, and surgical removal, always leave behind a hematocele resembling testicular cancer that lasts many years?

Does trauma to the testicles causing hernia, and surgical removal, always leave behind a hematocele resembling testicular cancer that lasts many years?

Testes Trauma: Not at all. The hematocoele is a collection of blood which will eventually be re absorbed. In the meantime, it presents as a firm mass that mimics a tumor. It should shrink and go away; if not follow up with your doctor. ...Read more

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I think I have lipedema. I want to rule it out or get diagnosis but cant seem to find a doctor in iowa who knows anything about it. What do I do?

I think I have lipedema. I want to rule it out or get diagnosis but cant seem to find a doctor in iowa who knows anything about it. What do I do?

Wikipedia: On line WIKIPEDIA is good reference. Print it out. Take with you to dermatologist or vascular surgeon. Try the nearest medical school if you can. Meanwhile, exercise, lose weight slowly but steadily, elevate legs higher than chest several times a day for as long as you can, wear elastic stockings knee length or higher, look for lymphatic massage, find where you can buy or rent a compression machin ...Read more

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Who knows most about nutrition? Doctor or dietician

Who knows most about nutrition? Doctor or dietician

Dietician: In my experience, physicians do have some knowledge of nutrition especially if they have studied it or are interested in it. A dietician spends their training learning all facets of nutrition and are very impressive in their knowledge. Working together and utilizing each others knowledge is very beneficial. ...Read more

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