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Treating Hydroceles With Chinese Herbs
I read that cold hip bath can help a hydrocele. Is this true in any way at all? Does it have any benefit whatsover? Ik it won't cute it, but anything?
Here are some ...: Without a detailed Hx, physical exam, and scrotal ultrasound, it's hard to confirm if you indeed have hydrocele, which would not be resolved by anything you may do except the temporary thing related with infection or inflammation. In fact, usually its ultimate measure of care is still surgery as called hydrocelectomy, which could be done as an outpatient procedure. So, seek pro-evaluation and... ...Read more
Have epipidymitis and a hydrocele as a result of a varicocele repair. I'm taking antibiotics. Can i treat the hydrocele with ibuprofen or other med?
No, it's just...: Ibuprofen just eases inflammation and lessens pain. But post-varicocelectomy epididymitis and hydrocele may not pose a significant negative impact to your life; then, it's probably worthwhile just to watch and see. But for the ramifying issues after varicocele surgery should be addressed in collaboration with your surgeon and at times seek a second opinion. Best wish... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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