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Hydrocele Cause Infertility
Does a hydrocele cause infertility? My husband and I have been trying to concieve since january and no luck. My husband had two hydroceles when he was young. One of them was treated and the other one wasnt. So I was wondering if that could be why we aren't
Here are some. ..: Hydrocele alone (idiopathic) should not cause or be related with infertility for most men. But its related events such as rare occasions with infection, inflammation, tumors, injury/ surgery, etc. So, seek professional evaluation and counseling for individual situations before jumping into the trap of unnecessary worry. Best wish. .. ...Read more
Can single testes with hydrocele lead to infertility? I had sex with my wife several times, now she missed her periods. Urologist said chances are rare?
I agree: I agree with your urologist. The chances that you have an adequate sperm count for fertilization of an egg is low ...Read more
A residual hydrocele sac is the most likely cause. Your procedure was likely performed through a scrotal incision.
In adults a hydrocele is a fluid collection around the testes confined to a potential space called the tunica vaginalis which when fills with fluid is call a hydrocele sac. The fluid and most of the sac are removed during the repair but if some sac remains recurrence may occur. ...Read more
Communication: Between perineum and tunica vaginalis surrounding testis. Testes develop at back of abdominal cavity, just below kidneys. They migrate downwards and and out of abdomen through the inguinal canals attached to a slip of peritoneum, the tunica vaginalis at 27 wks. This normally closes after attached testis reaches base of scrotum. Fluid causing collection in scrotum via communication causes hydrocele. ...Read more
Sort of: These two entities are related, especially in pediatric cases. Incomplete closure of the tunica vaginalis as the testis descends down to the scrotum can be the cause for both hydrocele and hernia. One does not cause the other. That said, hydroceles have been known to occur after hernia repair. This is felt to be related to restriction of the cord lymphatics after herniorrhaphy. ...Read more
I have hydrocele and its hurting me from the cord to the testicle Can I go to gym and lift weights or it will cause more problems? Thank you
I was diagnosed with hydrocele that is 84mm by 124mm and was wondering if it can cause problems ejaculation force and quantity?
Not usually: What can, however cause that pain (depending on you age) is intermittent testicular torsion. This is where the testicle spins and cuts off it's own blood supply. That is a surgical emergency. ...Read more
Slight lower left ab & testicle discomfort; could hydrocele cause this? Or is intermittent torsion possible w/ just discomfort? Had possibl torsion b4
Both could cause it: Both conditions and others could cause these symptoms. See your doctor ...Read more
Not usually: Hydrocele in adult male is a collection of fluid around testis & need for treatment is patient dependent. Usually depends upon size: larger it is more discomfort results or cosmetic embarassment. Need to know that testis, within hydrocele is normal as u can have a testis tumor within hydrocele. Scrotal ultrasound can evaluate testis if not palpable within a tense hydrocele. H, s seldom serios in boys. ...Read more
Had hydrocele surgery about 6 months ago. I think it came back. What causes it to come back after surgery? Should I go to different urologist?
Not likely: Most studies have not found paroxetine to be associated with birth defects other than heart defects, and any association with cardiac defects is controversial. Hydroceles are more common with prematurity, but there is no reported association between Paxil and premature birth. ...Read more
Hydrocele appeared overnight on the right-hand side. Minor discomfort, no pain, but I do not know what caused it.
Here are some...: Developing hydrocele overnight is rare, but could be there for a while without your knowing it and at present you just incidentally noticed it so leading to your worry. To handle the life event correctly, follow instructions described in http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html. Thereby you gain insight on how to work closer and better with the doctor. Best wish... ...Read more