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Dr. Richard Levin
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Hydrocele (Definition)

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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Iam 27old ,idid hydrocele aspiration by needle ,after my doctor finish the process i saw the syringe was fullfluid and blood inside it ,is it danger?

Iam 27old ,idid hydrocele aspiration by needle ,after my doctor finish the process i saw the syringe was fullfluid and blood inside it ,is it danger?

Some times: during aspiration of hydrocele some times small amount blood may enter , speak to your doctor , most likely will return . surgery is more appropriate ,besides recurrence chance of getting infection is the risk by aspiration treatment. ...Read more

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Had hydrocele surgery 2 weeks ago for the second time. 2 days after drain removed, the tail of epididymis is tender and larger then usual. Infection?

Had hydrocele surgery 2 weeks ago for the second time. 2 days after drain removed, the tail of epididymis is tender and larger then usual. Infection?

RU sure epididymis?: Not unusual for scrotum 2b tender 2 days after drain removal. Wonder why you think epididymis is tender ; larger. Tunica vaginalis, which is wall of hydrocele is attached to epididymis and bound 2b tender for a while after surgery/drain removal. Best to discuss with your urologist. ...Read more

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I drained an epidermoid cyst in vaginal area with a needle when it got infected. It left a small hole that hasn't healed after 6 months. What do I do?

I drained an epidermoid cyst in vaginal area with a needle when it got infected. It left a small hole that hasn't healed after 6 months. What do I do?

Sounds like : You still have cyst lining remaining. If the hole bothers you, have a surgeon remove it. But it will likely leave a scar after removal too. ...Read more

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When a vaginal cyst on the top labia has to be drained does the numbing needle inserted to the cysts hurt?

When a vaginal cyst on the top labia has to be drained does the numbing needle inserted to the cysts hurt?

Yes, for a second: The numbing needle only hurts for about 2 seconds and then the medicine immediately takes over. Initially the medicine can have a burning sensation, but then turns totally numb. It happens so fast you really don't have time to think about it.... Thank goodness, right? ...Read more

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Is it a bad idea to tick a needle in my abscess to drain it Well get the infection out I do have mrsa?

Is it a bad idea to tick a needle in my abscess to drain it Well get the infection out I do have mrsa?

Abscess: it is advisable to have some one besides yourself open the abscess in a sterile manner i would go to the er or to urgent care. If your pmd can do it that's good too do not drain it yourself . MRSA needs to be cultured most abscesses are not MRSA ...Read more