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Hydrocele Repair Wound
1 to 2 weeks: Hydrocele, varicocele, inguinal hernia, some femoral hernias are approached surgically via a small incision at the groin. These are typically elective surgical procedures and the incision is closed with suture material that is not visible, dissolves under the skin in 6 to 12 weeks and appear "healed up" at the first post operative visit, 1 to 2 weeks after the surgical procedure. ...Read more
A hydrocele is formed by fluid accumulation around the testis. In children, a hydrocele is formed when fluid seeps into the scrotum via a patent connection with the abdomen. In adults, there is no such communication. Therefore the repair depends on the age group. In children it is very similar to a hernia repair. In adults, it consists of evacuating the fluid and ...Read more
See below: A hydrocele is formed by fluid accumulation around the testis. In children, a hydrocele is formed when fluid seeps into the scrotum via a patent connection with the abdomen. In adults, there is no such communication. Therefore the repair depends on the age group. In children it is very similar to a hernia repair. In adults, it consists of evacuating the fluid and folding the hydrocele sac... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
8 weeks ago I had a bilateral hydrocele repair done followed with multiple complications one being a Haematoma is it possible it could could enlarge?
Uncommon: It is uncommon for hematoma to grow after 8 weeks but you may want to check with your primary care provider. ...Read more
As tolerated: This would typically be return to normal activity as tolerated by pain. Check with you surgeon however, because ever case is unique. ...Read more
My hydrocele was opertaed in a month now but fluid still accumulating confirmed by my surgeon.How many days or month can I go for hydrocele repair.
Hydrocele: If your hydrocele was simply aspirated in the office with a syringe, it is very likely to recur. If you had an open incisional procedure to remove the hydrocele either it was done incorrectly or blood has now cumulated in the scrotum creating a hematoma. Either way you should discuss it with a urologist. ...Read more
Until...: There has been no magic timing to restrict sex after hydrocelectomy, but let common sense rule what we can do and need. So, as long as you can cope with postoperative pain and swelling, you can have sex whenever you like, but common sense guides most reasonable men not to have sex for at least 1-2 weeks after surgery there. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had an hydrocele repair on 20th aug.How long can I have sex and how long can I mastubate?.Can having sex or mastubate let the fluid accumulate back.
I had a right hydrocele repair undertaken 4 weeks ago. Actual testicle is now the size of a lemon. When will it reduce in size?
My son had an open hernia and hydrocele repair done may 28 he has been doing fine until yesterday right testicle looks just as big as when hernia was ?
Enlarge testicle: Hello, is your son currently in pain or does the testicle look red and inflamed? If so, you should proceed to the ER asap. If he is happy and acting fine, but it is enlarged again after the surgery, I would call the surgeon in the morning and have him/her take a look at it. The hernia and/or the hydrocele may have opened up or recurred again. Please have it looked at. Wishing him well... ...Read more
What do you recommend if I have had a inguinal hernia repair and hydrocele repair surgery on june 30th. When will it be safe for me to masturbate again?
Now should be OK: Almost 6 months have passed so that everything should be well healed. ...Read more
May Lead to a hernia: A communicating hydrocele allows free flow of abdominal fluid back and forth to the scrotal sac. It could also (depending on the size of the communication) allow intestines to travel throught the hydrocele channel to the scrotum. That would become a hernia. If the contents get stuck in the scrotum, that would be called an incarcerated hernia and is a medical emergency. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Communicating hydroc: There are 2 types of hydrocele communicating and non-communicating , a communicating hydrocele means that there is a communication between the sac around the testis (tunica vaginalis) and the peritoneal abdominal cavity, so this is a potenhernia, if there is an increase in the size of the communication it may result in trappment of the abdominal contents i.e. The bowel and fat in the scrotal sa. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Observation v repair: Many hydroceles are small and asymptomatic and do not merit any treatment. Many are "reactive" and occur after trauma and surgery. These may resolve with time and observation only is prudent. If it is very large, or symptomatic, then surgical repair is usually performed, although needle drainage with or without sclerosis are used occasionally. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If during hydrocele surgery will occur damage of spermatic cord can repair this "mistake" (this complication) later or not?
Not likely: The likelihood of damage to the spermatic cord during surgical repair of hydrocele is low. In fact the risk from not repairing the abdominal wall defect, such as hernia with either bowel or omentum that becomes strangulated is a much more serious concern. If the surgery is done while the child is young and by a good pediatric surgeon, there should be an extremely low risk. Ask for a referral. ...Read more
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