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I had a hydrocelectomy 6 days ago. Is it to soon to masturbate or have sex?

I had a hydrocelectomy 6 days ago. Is it to soon to masturbate or have sex?

Hydrocoelectomy: Depends on the surgery and if any complications occurred. You should check with your surgeon for instructions about sexual activity. ...Read more

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Hydrocelectomy, how much pain is involved and where? Plus how long is healing time?

Hydrocelectomy,  how much pain is involved and where? Plus how long is healing time?

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

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How long after hydrocelectomy do I wear the jock support?

How long after hydrocelectomy do I wear the jock support?

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

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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%

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%

May be: It's not unusual to have swelling for 3-5 days, but if the swelling is not getting better and you have pain, tenderness fever, you better have a follow up with the surgeon tomorrow. ...Read more

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How long would it take for the fever to subside completely after hydrocelectomy? Blood and urine culture does not show any bacterial growth.

How long would it take for the fever to subside completely after hydrocelectomy? Blood and urine culture does not show any bacterial growth.

Fever after surgery: Surgeries such as yours results in areas of blood collections as part of healing. As these blood cells breakdown and resorbed by our bodies, mild toxins are released into the bloodstream. These mild toxins will frequently cause low grade fevers. If redness and/or tenderness accompanies a fever then infection becomes a possibility. ...Read more

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What causes swelling after a hydrocelectomy is performed?

What causes swelling after a hydrocelectomy is performed?

Tissue edema: Scrotum affords virtually no compression. Lymphatics may have been divided ; thus can not drain edema or fluid that continues to form from remaining lining of hydrocele sac. Worth considering compression, e.g. Lycra, shorts ...Read more

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I've got to get a hydrocelectomy and i've got no idea what they do.

I've got to get a hydrocelectomy and i've got no idea what they do.

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

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Hi doctors, was just wondering what is getting the hydrocelectomy like?

Hi doctors, was just wondering what is getting the hydrocelectomy like?

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