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Does a hydrocele cause infertility? My husband and I have been trying to concieve since january and no luck. My husband had two hydroceles when he was young. One of them was treated and the other one wasnt. So i was wondering if that could be why we arent
At age 20, Scan revealed left epidymal cyst, left varicocele, small right hydrocele. Will this greatly affect fertility now in my 30's? Never treated.
Here are some ...: Why did you have scrotal scan? For pain or something else? All the findings as described couldn't be clinically significant at all & require no intervention, at least for the time being, for the sake of your best interest and fertility if you can reasonably cope with potential mental & physical uneasiness. Why? Before acting, one has to consider the balance between medical necessity & possibility. ...Read more
Fluid in the scrotum: A hydrocele is a collection of fluid that accumulates between two layers of tissue called peritneum that surrounds the testis and spermatic cord.It results in swelling of the involved side of the scrotum and is sometimes painful. Causes vary from completely benign to more serious.It is thus very important that any new scrotal swelling be brought to your doctor's attention for further evaluation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I've heard that if you shine a strong light through your sac and see it on the other side then it is a hydrocele. Is this accurate?
Transillumination: Bright light shining through a scrotal swelling usually means that a hydrocele is present, however transillumination also occurs if there is a testicular tumor in addition to the hydrocele. Thus not a completely reliable sign and does not replace accuracy of scrotal ultrasound. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends if no pain: Adult hydroceles do not resolve spontaneously, but you can wait for as long as you like or even forever it does not feel uncomfortable or painful. Should be checked with an ultrasound to exclude remote chance of tumor. George bernad shaw never had his knee length hydrocele repaired because he didn't trust surgeons and thus wore baggy plus4 pants all his life. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
May Lead to a hernia: A communicating hydrocele allows free flow of abdominal fluid back and forth to the scrotal sac. It could also (depending on the size of the communication) allow intestines to travel throught the hydrocele channel to the scrotum. That would become a hernia. If the contents get stuck in the scrotum, that would be called an incarcerated hernia and is a medical emergency. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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