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Hydrocelectomy Still Swollen 6 Weeks
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
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%
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
3 mos post-hydrocelectomy. Testicle is lemon size, dense, painless. Large postop scrotal hematoma evac'd 2 wks ago. Why testicle so large still? Sad.
Here are some ...: At this stage of post-hydrocelectomy, the surest best care is time and patience as long as slowly but surely getting better day by day unless superimposed infection may occur. The healing process highly varies reflecting the degree and amount of local tissue injury by therapeutic intention, surgeon's skill, patient's age, nutrition, medical comorbidities, etc. So, be patient and ask Doc timely. ...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
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
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