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Can minimal hydrocele cause infertility?

Can minimal hydrocele cause infertility?

No: Overwhelming evidence that hydroceles do not cause infertility. Occasional unscientific, non-prospective ; otherwise unreliable papers have made unsubstantiated claims that hydroceles might be responsible for infertility. They are wrong. ...Read more

Dr. Khurram Rehman
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Infertility (Definition)

Infertility = inability to conceive or if a woman under age 35 - not being able to get pregnant after having regular sex for a year without birth control use. For a woman over 35 years old is not being able to get pregnant after having regular ...Read more


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Can hydrocele cause infertility and what is the percentage.?

Can hydrocele cause infertility and what is the percentage.?

Maybe not: I've not heard of hydrocele causing infertility. I would confirm it is nothing other than hydrocele if not done so yet. Varicoceles have been know to cause abnormal semen without a known cause but postulated that temperature changes caused by varicocele may be a risk factor. ...Read more

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Can a hydrocele surgery cause infertility or impotency.? How much risk assiciated (in %). Thanks

Neither: Performed properly, hydrocele surgery is not likely to cause any testicular injury including hypofunction. As far as impotency, there is no relation whatsoever ...Read more

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Is hydrocele leads to infertility?

Is hydrocele leads to infertility?

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

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What's the cause or hydrocele recurrence?

Residual hydrocele: 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

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What causes fetal hydrocele?

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

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Can a hernia cause a hydrocele?

Can a hernia cause a hydrocele?

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

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Hello sir I want to know if filariasis can also cause hydrocele?

Hello sir I want to know if filariasis can also cause hydrocele?

YES: Although testicular hydrocele is the most common clinical manifestation of bancroftian filariasis, its pathogenesis is poorly understood

This web address will further illuminate:
Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2003 Sep-Oct;97 (5):561-6. ...Read more

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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 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

No but: Lifting weights will not affect the hydrocele but if the hydrocele is giving you trouble why don't you have it operated on and fixed? ...Read more

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Does hydrocele cause a man to be barrett if not treated?

No: You probably mean barren (inability to have children). No hydroceles do not result in infertility. ...Read more

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Will hydrocele surgery causes pain or any complication in future or may it repeat again?

Will hydrocele surgery causes pain or any complication in future or may it repeat again?

Safe...: This surgery is safe, you will not have pain (anasthesia), As the sac is everted...no recurrence occurs. But find a experienced surgeon. ...Read more

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Can communicating hydrocele surgery cause fertility problems to boys?

Can communicating hydrocele surgery cause fertility problems to boys?

Here are some. ..: Communicating hydrocele alone should not cause male infertility, but surgical injury to vas deferens in bilateral communicating hydroclectomy for children may. However, average skillful surgeon should be able to avoid such incidence. ...Read more

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Could my intermittent, excruciating testicular pain be caused by a hydrocele?

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

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Does hydrocele usually cause many symptoms?

Not usually: Hydrocele which is fluid around the testicle does not usually cause symptoms unless it arises suddenly which may cause discomfort from stretching of the scrotum. ...Read more

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Does hydrocele will cause any serious problem.?

Does hydrocele will cause any serious problem.?

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

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Can a hydrocele or varicocele in adult cause a little swelling in the groin?

Can a hydrocele or varicocele in adult cause a little swelling in the groin?

H'cele yes V'cele no: A hydrocele can extend up into the groin, but varicoceles almost invariably remain in scrotum. I have seen many hundreds of varicoceles over the years & never seen one extend up into the groin. ...Read more

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Does anyone know if taking Paxil (paroxetine) during pregnancy might cause a hydrocele?

Does anyone know if taking Paxil (paroxetine) during pregnancy might cause a hydrocele?

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

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Hydrocele appeared overnight on the right-hand side. Minor discomfort, no pain, but I do not know what caused it.

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

Dr. Richard Levin
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Hydrocele (Definition)

A collection of fluid around the testicles, within the scrotum. These fluid collections are contained in a layer of tissue around the testicles, and it is usually ...Read more