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Testicle Swollen Hydrocele
No: It's hard to comment on a surgery i wasn't present for in general, the swelling goes down after about 6 weeks at 4 months, talk with your surgeon about whether you should have an ultrasound. Sometimes, hydroceles come back pretty quickly other times, there is a large hematoma that takes a long time to dissolve. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The testicles are the two oval male gonads, or reproductive glands, located in the scrotum. The seminiferous tubules of the testis are the site of spermatogenesis and its leydig cells secrete testosterone. The term testicles is synonymous with testes or gonads. The singular form is ...Read more
Slight pain in right testicle only when touched tingly feeling swollen one hangs lower then the other. Hydrocele, torsion or something else?
It is normal: For one testicle to be lower than the other one. If you have significant swelling or pain in the testicle you need to see your doctor for an evaluation. Everything is probably normal, but there is no way to tell without an exam. ...Read more
My son 4,5 years old has diagnosed with communication hydrocele in testicles. no pain, only swollen not very. is necessary surgery or we can wait?
Yes, ....: Yes, please proceed with surgical correction since professional experience has proved such inborn communicating hydrocele will almost be certain to last forever if not closed by age of 1. Besides, it is also associated with a small hernia (indirect). So, getting its surgical correction through a small inguinal incision like one for inguinal hernia repair is the choice of care. Best wish for him.. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
45 year old. Has a swollen testacle. Doctors say it is hydrocele and surgery required. What is the risk of safe surgery?
Torsion?????: Go see a doctor immediately. This needs to be evaluated. If your primary doctor not available ( weekend); go to er asap. ...Read more
Very common: It can take several months for the testicle and its surrounding tissues to soften up after hydrocele repair. There are a number of reasons including edema (swelling) in the surgical area, thickness of the tunica vaginalis that was partially removed; some reabsorbing blood, size of the hydrocele, was the spermatic cord involved, etc. Give it time. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Scrotal ultrasound: Most hydroceles are benign & only need treatment if symptomatic. However occasionally a hydrocele develops in reaction to a testicular tumor. Would be a shame to miss a testicular tumor which has an almost 100% cure rate if diagnosed & treated early. Hence advice regarding need for an ultrasound unless hydrocele is soft and testicle feels normal, ie similar to your left testicle. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have hydrocele and its hurting me from the cord to the testicle
Can I go to gym and lift weights or it will cause more problems ?
How long does the pain from hydrocele last? Its been about three weeks now. Testicles still hurting from time to time. When will this be over?
It depends...: Usually, most pain is gone by 2 weeks after hydrocelectomy, aside from mild discomfort with activity. If you have a hematoma (basically, a large scrotal bruise), the pain may take a bit longer to go away. A small subset of men will have long-term (>3 months) pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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