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Is it possible to have a hydrocele operation on both sides at the same time?

Is it possible to have a hydrocele operation on both sides at the same time?

Yes: Yes, if a man has bilateral hydroceles that warrant surgical intervention, it is possible to do both sides under the same anesthetic. ...Read more

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Dr. Richard Levin
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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


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Is it possible to hydrocele operation and penile implant at the same time?

Perhaps: Surgeons that perform implantation of penile prostheses vary regarding whether or not they will perform ancillary procedures. Discuss with your provider. ...Read more

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Can somebody get a hydrocele operation and penile implant at the same time?

Can somebody get a hydrocele operation and penile implant at the same time?

Yes: Anatomically it is not a problem, although some implant surgeons are reluctant to add anything to their procedure that might potentially increase the risk of infection of the implant. ...Read more

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I did hydrocele operation , one side , it is now day 11 , and swelling reduced well , can I go back to gym play bodybuilding and lifting heavy weight?

I did hydrocele operation , one side , it is now day 11 , and swelling reduced well , can I go back to gym play bodybuilding and lifting heavy weight?

Post OP Norms: Yes. It sure sounds like it. I am sure your surgeon gave you some instructions regarding this. So, if they have anything different than this i would first have you follow their advice. But, as long as your pain free and able to be active without pain then go for it. ...Read more

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Please tell me what can I expect in having a hydrocele operation?

Please tell me what can I expect in having a hydrocele operation?

Rest: Hydrocelectomy is usually an outpatient procedure. In general patients should take it easy one week postoperatively. Most do not require pain medications past a day or two. Resting a few days after surgery is wise so that you can get back to your full activities as soon as possible. ...Read more

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What can I expect during a hydrocele operation?

Go to this site for: Information on this topic. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/hydrocele/ds00617.

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Could i smoke after hydrocele operation?

Leave hospital first: Yes u can smoke, however this would be a great time to quit. You will reduce risk of developing lung cancer, copd, bronchitis and cardiovascular disease. ...Read more

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How long does it take to recover from a hydrocele operation?

How long does it take to recover from a hydrocele operation?

Few days to a week.: Recovery from a hydrocele repair is about a week, depending on the initial size of the hydrocele. Sometimes a drain, which looks like a small tube, is placed to aid in evacuation of fluid & is removed after 1-2 days. At home, there can be significant swelling and discomfort initially, but do not worry, the hydrocele is gone and the scrotum will return to normal size. Ice, rest, & pain meds help. ...Read more

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What risks are associated with a hydrocele operation?

What risks are associated with a hydrocele operation?

Hydrocele surgery: is very safe & associated with minimal risks. Your urologist should certainly go over risks & list them on surgical consent form. Some post-operative pain is normal & treatable with pain meds. V. slight anesthetic risk. Slight risk of bleeding, infection or reaction to suture material. Scrotal swelling. Slight risk of recurrence. Best to be "couch potato" for few days after surgery to help healing ...Read more

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Please tell me what can I expect in a hydrocele operation?

Please tell me what can I expect in a hydrocele operation?

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. Good luck. ...Read more