Top
10
Doctor insights on: Hydrocele Surgical Wound Healing Time

Share
1

1
Hydrocele surgery 6mo ago. Testicle bigger than other. If it does NOT glow with transillumination test, is it just healing,or did hydcle return?

Hydrocele surgery 6mo ago. Testicle bigger than other. If it does NOT glow with transillumination test, is it just healing,or did hydcle return?

Hydrocele repair: After the varicocoele has been surgically removed there should be more space in your scrotum so when you put a strong light source behind your scrotum more light should come through because some obstructing material- the Varicocoele- has been removed from the scrotal sac. It doesn't glow! ...Read more

Dr. Scott Bolhack
2,957 doctors shared insights

Wound Healing (Definition)

Wound healing is a field of study in which a person looks at factors that helps wounds heal and factors that are harmful to wounds trying to heal, in order to find the best treatment for each wound. Wounds can be from infections, surgeries, accidents, etc... Poorly healing wounds can occur where there is inadequate blood circulation, such ...Read more


2

2
Is there a herbal treatment for hydrocele? I really do not want surgery.

Is there a herbal treatment for hydrocele? I really do not want surgery.

Sorry there isn't: No herbal or medication treatment. Hyrdocele fluid can be aspirated with a needle ; sclerosant such as tetracycline injected into hydrocele space, but results are unreliable, hydrocele more often than not recurs ; there is risk of infection. Surgery is the bay to go. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
3

3
Is 1000mg of Vit. C ok to help aid surgery wound healing?

Is 1000mg of Vit. C ok to help aid surgery wound healing?

Yes: I advise taking 1000 mg at least 2x/day after surgery- 3-4x/day even better. Zinc (a good form like zinc picolinate, 30 mg) also helps wound healing. A healthy diet rich in fruits, vegetables and protein will help too. ...Read more

6

6
Can kidney failure prevent a surgical wound from healing?

Can kidney failure prevent a surgical wound from healing?

Wound : What is the site of your wound and what is your kidney function. There is limited data on wound healing and CKD. I would look for other reasons for delayed wound healing. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
7

7
Phentermine affects wound healing after breast reduction surgery, help?

Phentermine affects wound healing after breast reduction surgery, help?

Stop diet pills: During your recovery from surgery, and eat a high protein diet. Your body needs "building blocks" for wound healing. Stop taking your Phentermine prior to surgery - it can make you more prone to heart arrhythmias while you are under anesthesia. ...Read more

8

8
Can fluid be removed from hydrocele for the time being til surgery??

Can fluid be removed from hydrocele for the time being til surgery??

Yes: Needle aspiration is possible, however the fluid will re-accumulate and we tend to minimize this procedure to avoid infection. But it is possible. Discuss the risks and benefits of this with your doctor before proceeding. ...Read more

9

9
Recovery time after hydrocele surgery ??can i go back to worj after 1 week??any prob with sex drive??

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

10

10
Hydrocele surgery recovery time, what to do?

Hydrocele surgery recovery time, what to do?

Ask your surgeon: Recovery depends somewhat on size of hydrocele. Best to wear tight or Lycra underpants for compression. Be a couch potato for a week or so. No tennis, basketball or football during that time. Rest will aid recovery ...Read more

Dr. Scott Bolhack
802 doctors shared insights

Wounds (Definition)

A wound is a condition in which a person has some trauma to part of his body in which the surface of the skin or some other organ has been broken open. Wounds include clean cuts, jagged cuts, avulsions (ripping away) of ...Read more


Dr. Richard Levin
221 doctors shared insights

Hydrocele (Definition)

Hydrocele is 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