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Is The Size My Scrotum The Same After Varicocelectomy
What to do if I had my varicocelectomy on august 6th, 2013. I wear a suspensory bandage to support my scrotum, but for how long should I wear it?
Now: It's 2015. You can stop now. Let comfort dictate your use of a support. ...Read more
Microvascular: Technique. Urologist made incision in upper scrotum and tied off multiple tributeries of the left spermatic vein. This one of three sugical techniques used, others being ligating the main left spermatic vein via a suprapubic, retroperitoneal approach or laparoscopically. Every urologist has his/her favorite approach. ...Read more
My scrotum is still grossly swollen 7 days after varicocelectomy. Is this normal? I am now worried. Please help
Post-op swelling: Not really. You should call the urologist and be examined. It sounds as if you may have a hematoma in the scrotum and this would need attention. ...Read more
I had a varicocelectomy about a week ago. Do the veins eventually go away or do they remain in the scrotum? I had a subinguinal incision.
Here are some…: All forms of varicocelectomy are not to remove all varicocele about the testes, but just procedurally interrupt venous returning circulation from testes to heart, thereby to reduce and even eliminate undue effects from long-term venous blood potentially leading to chronic ischemia and subsequent undesirable tissue change. So, the concerned varicose veins before surgery will still exist but with.. ...Read more
I did subinguinal varicocelectomy since 1 month. Now my right testicle size is bigger than my left one. Is this normal?
See urologist: And have it checked out.Get a more detailed answer ›
After varicocelectomy, testicle swelled for about 2 weeks and 3 months later is half or less of original size with recurring pain. Is removal needed?
Probably not.: Removal...Thinking about it gives me shudders! The damaged testicle may take time to heal, and it also may not regain normal size. But it is proably producing some testosterone. Get your free and toal t checked, together with an fsh and lh. An ultrasound can also help unravel the problem! Discuss these with your treating surgeon. It is part of follow-up care! ...Read more
Varicocele recur: Unlikely that you could cause the recurrence in 5 days since a varicocelectomy is usually performed by tying off veins that lead to the testicle. You could just have swelling from the surgery or bruising due to reopening of small veins where the surgery was performed. After any scrotal surgery, 1 week of scrotal support, ice pack, and Ibuprofen will help heal things. ...Read more
Laproscopic varicocelectomy for left side varicocele 1 month ago. No noticeable hydrocele. Am I in the clear?
Had a bilateral laparoscopic varicocelectomy in June 2014. The front of my thighs have been dead to touch ever since. When will the feeling come back?
Here are some...: Clinically, a severe injury - possibly complete transected - to femoral branch of genitofemoral nerve occurred during laparoscopic varicocelectomy. Such event is permanent as manifested by your history of no sensory recovery in 15+ months after surgery, witnessing life is a one-way street of accumulation... So, you need to adopt and adapt to whatever the life might have brought to you thus far. ...Read more
May be hydrocele. ..: How long ago did you undergo varicocelectomy, and how was it done? These may potentially affect the current size of scrotum. This procedure would not make testicle bigger; instead, it may make testicle smaller if testicular artery is inadvertently severed. The common reason for "huge" testicle is hydrocele, which is fluid filling up the space between scrotal wall & testis. So, ask Doc. ...Read more
Hydrocele: This is a collection of fluid around the testicle & not swelling of testicle itself. This is a common complication after varicocelectomy, especially if performed laparoscopically. May require hydrocelectomy surgery of swelling is large & is bothering you. Best to discuss with your urologist. This would be a no charge visit if within 3 months of original surgery, so called "global period". ...Read more
6-12 weeks: The veins that were treated successfully with the varicocelectomy will disappear in 6 -12 weeks. ...Read more
Most likely: This procedure if done for the right reasons and if indicated can help with your issue. ...Read more
Yes: There should be no problem with this ...Read more
Answered previously: Unlikely to have any side effect if you are recovered enough to masturbate. ...Read more
I had a varicocelectomy a week ago and the swelling is reducing but the varicocele is still there. When will I see results?
Variable: It can take many weeks or months for the varicose vein's known as varicoceles to reduce in size following ligation. ...Read more
My husband is working in oil rig. He has to lift tonnes of weight daily. If he undergoes varicocelectomy will it affect his weight lifting?
Laprosc. Varicocelectomy 16days ago. Feel normal. No pain. No bag of worms swelling like before. Want to continue running, exercise. Please Advise.
Your best bet: Is to review this with your surgeon. Your surgeon will know you and how the operation went best, and is the best person to guide you in regards to advancing your activity. ...Read more
Hi! I had a varicocelectomy performed on me back in November. Ever since then, I've felt my penis stiffer and more curved than before, and some discom?
Probably no worries: Surgical removal of a varicocele cannot have any such effect on the penis. Probably you're just observing more closely and more attuned to your genital anatomy because of anxiety, the discomfort, etc. If the "discomfort" is actual pain or any redness or swelling, get it checked out ASAP. Either way, return to the doctor who did the surgery. S/He probably will reassure you about your penis. ...Read more
Does spermatic cord lipoma removal, lead to potential hydrocele formation? I just underwent a varicocelectomy
It may.: Infrequent but a known issueGet a more detailed answer ›
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