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Can damage to tunica vagalis cause testical swelling that comes and goes?

Can damage to tunica vagalis cause testical swelling that comes and goes?

Hydrocele: Hydrocele consists of fluid accumulation within tunica vaginalis, which surrounds testis. A communicating hydrocele , very rare in adults, can result in hyrocele deflating whilst recumbent ; enlarging when up ; about during the day. Damage to tunica vaginalis could result in a one time swelling which resolves with time but unlikely intermittent swelling. ...Read more

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With orchiopexy do you suture through the tunica albuginea of the testicle?

With orchiopexy do you suture through the tunica albuginea of the testicle?

NO , usually: In most commonly used technique , spermatic cord is lengthened a pouch is created between skin and dortois muscle placed with out twisting inside the pouch usually no stitch is needed , if suture is needed not into testicular tissue. ...Read more

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If you are 14 and you have ruptured your tunica albuginea, can your penis still grow in length and girth ?

If you are 14 and you have ruptured your tunica albuginea, can your penis still grow in length and girth
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'Fractured Testis': Testicular rupture (fractured testis) means there is a ri/p tear in the tunica albuginea resulting in spill of testicular contents. This needs evaluation for possible urgent repair. If not managed treated, infection, atrophy, &/or necrosis of the testes may result & be assoc w/ loss of sperm developmt & hormonal functions. Loss of hormonal function could alter physical developmt. Urologist asap! ...Read more

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From the past few months I am having mild pain in my left testicles an ultrasound revealed calcification of the tunica and some other portions ?

From the past few months I am having mild pain in my left testicles an ultrasound revealed calcification of the tunica and some other portions ?

Thats probably OK: You shoudl ask your urologist. But calcification in the tests are common. You just dont want a mass or swelling. You can look up testicular microlithiasis. ...Read more

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How is gardnerella vaginalis treated?

How is gardnerella vaginalis treated?

Antibiotics: Bacterial vaginosis is an overgrowth of normal bacteria in the vagina that can cause symptoms. It is usually treated with antibiotics. The most common type is flagyl. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for trichomoniasis vaginalis?

Treatment: Trichomoniasis can be treated w one or multiple oral doses of Metronidazole or tinidazole. These are antibiotics which your doctor can order. ...Read more

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Skin itch ?

Skin itch ?

Rash?: Is there anaccompaning rash? Isolated itching can be from the outside dry skin, cold, exercise or an irritation. From the inside due to medications, renal, or liver issues. Hydrocortisone cream, saran lotion, calamine, aloe vera can all offer temporary reilef. Need more info for a more specific answer. ...Read more

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Do aks itch?

Do aks itch?

Not usually: If you are having itching or the aks are spreading, consult your dermatologist. ...Read more