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Here is ...: Hydrocelectomy is an open procedure to eliminate the occurrence of fluid collection between scrotal wall and testis with various surgical techniques, which can be done as an outpatient with very tolerable postoperative pain. More detail? Ask the Doc for specific details that you may have. ...Read more
Scrotal incision: Surgery best performed under general anesthesia ; as same day surgery procedure so ur discharged home from recovery room (pacu) after operation. Hydrocele sac under skin incised, fluid drained ; sac turned inside out ; sutured to itself behind testicle so that fluid should not re-accumulate, so called 'bottle procedure'. Scrotum closed in layers with absorbable suture. Pressure dressing applied. ...Read more
1-2 weeks: Most pts will find scrotal support beneficial during the first 1-2 weeks after hydrocelectomy and primarily for comfort reasons. ...Read more
Scrotal incision: Surgery best performed under general anesthesia ; as same day surgery procedure so ur discharged home from recovery room (PACU) after operation. Will have scrotal scar which becomes almost invisible with time. Some pain, tenderness ; swelling for couple of weeks post-op. Best to have compression dressing &;underwear to minimise swelling, discomfort ; pain medication after surgery. ...Read more
Surgery: Bottle or lord operations are performed through the scrotum. Excess hydrocele sac is excised with bottle procedure and remaining sac is everted and sutured together behind the testis. Hydrocele is incised and rolled up ; sutured on either side of testis with lord procedure. Communicating hydroceles are corrected through the groin ; patent communication, .If present, is divided. ...Read more
General anesthesia: Thus ur unconscious during surgery so you don't feel anything during the operation. Small scrotal incision is made which is sutured with absorbable sutures. Post-operative pain should not be severe ; controlled with percocet. You can also ask surgeon to inject Lidocaine into spermatic cord ; under scrotal skin to minimize post-operative pain. Tight dressing ; rest 4 few days speeds recovery. ...Read more
Pain is individual.: Usually pain after surgery is located in the scrotum unless a groin approach is in the surgery. Activity such as walking is important post-op in moderation. Healing time is 3-6 weeks. ...Read more
After my hydrocelectomy how many days I have to wait till they took out my surgical points my operation was 4 days ago.
Some 5-7 days...: For most of healthy persons, the stitches of incision could be removed in 5-7 days though surgeon's preference may play an important role of decision. In fact, many surgeons prefer absorbable subcutaneous stitches resulting in no need for stitch removal. Nevertheless, follow surgeon's instruction for your individual need. Best wish to health... ...Read more
Only Ur surgeon can-: -advise U as 2 when U can start. If only 6 days, it would be a no for sure. U should have been informed of this prior 2 Ur procedure. Call the office & ask, or on Ur 1'st follow up appt. ...Read more
Since I had a hydrocelectomy every time I get an erection why does my stitches hurts ? Am I broken the stitches ?
More specific info?: One needs more specific info on onset, degree, duration, progress, evolution, specific site, etc. of symptoms stressing sequence of events + physical exam + testing as needed so to sort out what may be the specific causes for your pain. Nevertheless, it could be okay to wait and see if the degree of pain has been slowly & surely getting better day by day. ...Read more
After my hydrocelectomy I tried to show and one of my stitches was broke when I was removing the gauze What should I do?
Leave incision alone: After an uneventful hydrocelectomy, doing nothing but leaving the surgical site alone by just keeping there dry would be the most reasonable care. In other words, no care is the best care because nothing can change surgical site beneath the skin after the edges of incision are approximated and sealed. More? Ask your doc timely. Best wish... ...Read more
I had hydrocelectomy 3 days ago and my balls have swollen up a lot and I am wondering if this is normal? And how long does it take to be normal 100%
Hydrocelectomy- I have replaced the gauze two days after the op. How should I clean the wound? Some stitches came off. Can i leave it alone until tue?
Just leave it...: Since bleeding stopped and incision sealed, it's good idea to leave it alone but keep it dry by opening it to air off and on, and cover it with thin protective gauze. It would most likely be okay to wait until tuesday. Of course, if anything unexpected occurs, seek urgent attention; but from what you described, you would be fine as long as being comfortable and getting better slowly day by day. ...Read more
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after 40 days of my hydrocelectomy there is still swelling as double or triple than other testicle and pain in the firm part of that ? what I do ?
Here are some...: Despite 40days after hydrocelectomy, the most reasonable medicine is still time and patience since the "final" surgical resolution may take 6-12 months to "complete" as long as being mentally and physically comfortable. If wishing to chat in person, go to Concierge at www.HealthTap.com/dr-Lin with keycode at RQPWJC. Best wish to health, happiness, and success... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Likely psychological: Semen is produced by prostate gland & semininal vesicals, sperm is only a small volume component. It is thus produced well away from hydrocele or site of hydrocelectomy surgery. Suggest U discuss it with your urologist (U have 3 month global which includes all surgery related charges for 3 months after operation) or seek some sex counseling. Should be no anatomic reason fior this problem. ...Read more
Hydrocelectomy- some stiches came off with dried blood after gauze exchange. Slight bleeding but stopped. Can i shower tomorrow (4 days since op.)?
Wait...: What happened to your post-hydrocelectomy incision is nothing unusual, though not desirable. The most reasonable course for you to take is: continue to keep the incision clean and dry, avoid picking or separating for a look, and take no bath or shower for additional 3-4 days, but even then, still take a protective measures until postop swelling and pain go down. If in doubt, ask surgeon timely. ...Read more
Ihad double side hydrocelectomy 4 days a go no pain but swelling is bigger than before i had egg size ball, now its kiwi size.how long itakes to heal?
My son has had a hydrocelectomy yesterday with full anesthesia. He vomited 4-5 times today, couldn't eat anything either. Is this normal? Should take him back to the doc?
Two weeks after hydrocelectomy, still sensitive & swollen bigger than hydrocele. Is this "normal"? If there isn't but stitch discomfort & pain do I worry about the testi? Getting better very slowly.
Probable hematoma: Getting better is a good sign. Swelling is either due to a post-operative bleed (hematoma) or some trapped lymph or combination of both. You may have been too active after surgery. A post-operative compression dressing might have helped. Certainly wear jockey or boxer brief underpants for support, not boxers & consider compression lycra shorts under your pants.. Should resolve. Testis probably ok. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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