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Left Varicocele Surgery
Varicose spermatic cord veins within the scrotum. Usually left sided & due to absent or faulty venous valves between testis and major vessels permitting beack pressure effects on spermatic veins. Can cause infertility in some, but mostly of no consequence. Best treated by urologist if associated with pain which is rare, or there is an ...Read more
Likely still post op: Review your symptoms with your surgeon to rule out any correctable cause. ...Read more
Post op pain: and burning are not uncommon; however, it is a good idea to call your surgeon and get rechecked. ...Read more
Laproscopic varicocelectomy for left side varicocele 1 month ago. No noticeable hydrocele. Am I in the clear?
Microsurgical inguinal varicocelectomy (grade III). Large, left, hangs below testicle. What is the prognosis for complete reabsorption?
Good Prognosis.: While the traditional varicocoelectomy operation has a recurrence rate of as much as 25%, the microsurgical technique has a recurrence rate of only 1% or less. ...Read more
2 months after bilateral laparoscopic inguinal hernia surgery, my right testicle hangs higher than left, and spermatic cord is still sore, normal?
Left inguinal hernia surgery 3 weeks ago. Testicle still really swollen and cord swollen. Lipoma removed from cord. Is swelling of testicle normal???
Grade 3 vericocele on left,had inguinal approach vericocelectomy a month ago.Now got 1 vein swollen on right.Having pain around left groin. Wht to do?
Call surgeon and: check with them.Get a more detailed answer ›
Had varicocelectomy yesterday(left testis)urologist said discomfort in right testis was caused by big left varicocele, when will discomfort dissapear?
Takes time: It can take up to 4-6 weeks for that discomfort to resolve completely. ...Read more
1 year after inguinal lap. Bilat. Hernia repair, i still have "pulling" pain sensation on right spermatic cord and "lifted" testicle. What to do?
Check with your sur-: Geon. If the symptoms are not getting worse in any way, then probably give it another 3-6 months, to see if they settle down. If getting worse then if your surgeon is unable to explain it or reassure you, then have a 2nd opinion from another surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Popliteal aneurysms: Bilateral popliteal aneurysm repairs can be done at the same sitting but I prefer staged procedures as it is easier on the patient and the surgeon. Get one leg fixed, make sure it's ok then get the other fixed. Alternatively placement of popliteal stents is a viable option that I prefer to popliteal bypass and aneurysm exclusion. Bypass option is still available if it becomes necessary. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes it is...: During the surgery, the testicular cord (of which the testicle is at the end of in the scrotum) is manipulated extensively. This can result in that uncomfortable feeling/pain of getting struck in the testicle. I recommend wearing an athletic supporter for a few weeks - it will help with that and provide some security while you heal and get over it. Be well! ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Sounds normal: It is very common to have a variety of minor aches and pains that come and go after any operation, including open inguinal hernia repair. Usually however, patients can tell that "something is wrong" even though it may be difficult for then to define. Trust your instinct, and see your surgeon if you think something is "wrong". ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
3.5 weeks After bilateral robotic inguinal hernia repair would right testicle and spermatic cord be in intermittent pain through the day? concerned.
I'd pain in right testis, due to big left varicocele, had varicocelectomy 36 days ago, now right sided pain slowly disapears, how's this possible?
Here are some ...: At times, not everything you feel may have a perfect explanation; likewise for what you reported. Clinically, right testicular pain may not related with left varicocelectomy for either symptom or small testis or infertility. Now that you felt better on the pain of right testis, congratulate but still watch and see. Such pain may be related with intermittent torsion, or referring ache from far-site ...Read more
Probably ok, but ...: If it's a nonmagnetic clip its ok. If it can be magnetized it distorts the MRI magnet field and may cause streak artifacts or local heating safety problems. The only sure way to know is to look it up the specific clip and check with its manufacturer or manufacturer's literature. It may be listed on www.mrisafety.com which lists many surgical clips, some are safe, others conditional or unsafe. ...Read more
After having open inguinal hernia surgery my left testicle does raise up. I'm worried it might be the spermatic cord?
This occurs in 15% of the adult population and is not typically visible until after puberty. It is almost always on the left side, and if seen on the right additional evaluation needs to be performed. It is more common in men with infertility and if treated ...Read more
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