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Hydrocele Surgery Recovery
Longer in adults: 1 - 2 weeks for an adult. Depends upon how large the hydrocele pre-operatively and whether pressure dressing &/or athletic supporter was used & physical activity post-operatively. Children recover recover much quicker & in a few days; less time the younger they are. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
About a month: Depends on the absolute approach and technique, but you should be fully recovered and functional by 4 weeks. Your surgeon can give you specific restrictions and expectations, and is your best source for this question. Good luck. ...Read more
9 days since hydrocele surgery. I think I'm having a speedy recovery. Very minimal discomfort. Can I masturbate? Don't want to ruin surgery.
About 1 week: Surgeon should tell or have told you if you have already had surgery. Compressive dressing is best. Ice pack may help. Should be on ibuprofen &/or Tylenol both as pain killer & anti-inflammatory agent. Also depends upon your job. More time if you are on your feet & active all the time. Good Luck ...Read more
Recovery time after hydrocele surgery ??can i go back to worj after 1 week??any prob with sex drive??
Recovery: if your recovery is uncomplicated, you feel well off pain medications and no heavy lifting at your work...it's possible you could return at one week. ...Read more
Hard lump near the top of testicle after full recovery from hernia repair and hydrocele surgery? What could it be? I do not think it is swelling
Symptoms?: Treatment of the most common type of hydrocele is necessary only for symptomatic complaints or for the rare situation of compromised integrity of the scrotal skin. Surgical excision is the most common treatment. Simple aspiration doesn't work. The fluid will just reaccumulate. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hydrocele medication: Your surgeon will give you pain medication to take as needed after the operation. He/she will decide if you need any antibiotcs. Many patients do not, but sometimes antibiotics are given if the surgeon decides to leave a drain in for a day or two to limit swelling. You will also likely have a scrotal support. You will be given a full list of intructions with prescriptions after your operation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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