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Doctor insights on: Spermatocelectomy Risks

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What can youexpect after a spermatocelectomy?

What can youexpect after a spermatocelectomy?

Swelling: Scrotal and or testicular swelling and tenderness for several weeks would be common ...Read more

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What does it mean to have a spermatocelectomy?

What does it mean to have a spermatocelectomy?

Removal of cyst: Spermatocelectomy is removal of spermatocele, a cyst of the epididymis that often contains sperm. ...Read more

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What are the complications of a spermatocelectomy?

What are the complications of a spermatocelectomy?

Blockage of ductus: epididymis which could block passage of sperm from testis on that side, slight risk of post-operative hemorrhage or infection. ...Read more

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What are some complications of a spermatocelectomy?

What are some complications of a spermatocelectomy?

Bleeding, swelling: It is a relatively safe procedure. I use a microscope to protect the reproductive organs and fertility. About 1-5% chance of bleeding, infection. Biggest issue for young, reproductive age men is scar-induced blockage of the sperm ducts leading out of testicle and loss or lowering of sperm counts afterwards. Choose your surgeon wisely. See: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/18357964. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about what it's like to have a spermatocelectomy?

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Can you tell me about what it's like to have a spermatocelectomy?

Here are some...: This procedure is an open surgery to remove sperm-containing cyst(s) originating in the head part of epididymis through a scrotal incision under appropriate anesthesia. Postoperative course is usually well tolerated with minimal need for pain medication as long as being counseled with realistic expectation realizing no painless postoperative course. More? Contact me at www.healthtap.com/dr-Lin. ...Read more

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What is the most effective treatment for post vasectomy pain? Spermatocelectomy and epididymectomy. Or vasectomy reversal. Vasectomy in 1996.

What is the most effective treatment for post vasectomy pain? Spermatocelectomy and epididymectomy. 
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vasectomy reversal.

Vasectomy in 1996.

Depends on severity: Usually, we recommend simple non-steroidal anti-inflammatory therapies like Ibuprofen or Aleve (naproxen) to be taken on an as-needed basis. If the pain is constant, make an appointment with the urologist or physician who performed the procedure. They may order an ultrasound to evaluate the anatomy. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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Is shaving risk-free?

Is shaving risk-free?

Mostly: If you use clean shavers and stick to your own without borrowing them, it is pretty much safe. There is a risk in those with very curly hair that close shaving may cause the hair to grow into the skin causing focal pustules and diffuse acne. There is no harm in having the hairs cut off by shaving except perhaps under the taliban. ...Read more

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What are risks of pad ?

What are risks of pad ?

Smoking, Cholesterol: Pad has multiple risk factors. Gender, race, age, and family history are factors which you cannot alter. The biggest risk factor that can be altered is smoking. Other risk factors that can be modified include cholesterol, diabetes, kidney failure, and hypertension. While you cannot control what disease you have, you can control how well they are controlled. ...Read more

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What are risks of pedi at a salon?

What are risks of pedi at a salon?

Many possibilities: I have had patients come back from pedicures with athletes foot, ingrown toenails, skin infections, and fungal toenail infections. ...Read more

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What is risk management in medicine?

Way to be safe: Avoiding complications and manageing them is way that keeps the patient happy and satisfied without creating any liablity for the physician. ...Read more

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What is the risk of taking a speedball?

What is the risk of taking a speedball?

You can die: You can also get HIV or hepatitis C. You can become addicted to one or both drugs. The addiction, or just the bad company you are keeping, will turn you into a jackass and the people who once loved you will discard you. Why do you ask? I think you already knew. Do you care? Please don't go this route. ...Read more

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I am 34 male i have BP of 155 is it risk?

I am 34 male i have BP of 155 is it risk?

High blood pressure: A sustained systolic blood pressure of 155, if confirmed on more than one occasion, represents hypertension, and if untreated, increases risk for heart disease, stroke and kidney disease. ...Read more

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What are biggest risks to runner in summer?

What are biggest risks to runner in summer?

Running risks: The biggest risk is dehydration and possible heat exhaustion. Try to hydrate before you run and then drink during if u are running a long distance and obviously when you finish running. ...Read more

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What is the definition of non modifiable risk factors?

What is the definition of non modifiable risk factors?

Risk factors: Per the World Health Organization: " A risk factor is any attribute, characteristic or exposure of an individual that increases the likelihood of developing a disease or injury." Risk factors that are not modifiable might be your race, your sex, your age. See: http://www.who.int/topics/risk_factors/en/ ...Read more

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What is the greatest medical risk to a twenty something ?

What is the greatest medical risk to a twenty something ?

Injury: Injuries -- mainly motor vehicle -- are the most likely cause of death among young adults. Many injuries are preventable, though, by not mixing drinking and driving, wearing your seat belt, and driving within the speed limit. ...Read more

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