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If I got varicocele from excessive masturbation and fatigue, can stopping masturbation cure it? Or other ways besides surgery? I can't afford it..

If I got varicocele from excessive masturbation and fatigue, can stopping masturbation cure it? Or other ways besides surgery? I can't afford it..

Not related: Varicoceles are due to incompetent venous valves between testis & vena cava. Not related to masturbation. Don't feel guilty about masturbation. Excessive masturbation can result in sore penis or some stinging when urinating that's all! ...Read more

Varicocele (Definition)

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


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Does masturbation cause varicocele?

Does masturbation cause varicocele?

No: This is an abnormality that some are born with that does not become apparent until they are older. ...Read more

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Does masturbation cause varicocele?

No: Almost all men enjoy their bodies in this way, so it would be difficult to find a control group. However, there's no reason to think it's the cause of varicocele. ...Read more

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How much time should a guy wait to masturbate after varicocele embolization?

How much time should a guy wait to masturbate after varicocele embolization?

Soon after feeling..: You may masturbate as soon as you feel comfortable with no undue pain/ache/swelling at/near the surgical site. In fact, there has been no strict time table to restrict postoperative physical activity but heavy lifting for 2-3 months (that is even optional.) largely, most of postop advice/restriction is designed to serve demand of political correctness, medicolegality...; let common sense rule. ...Read more

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Swollen veins around the testicle (known as varicoceles) caused by over masturbating?

Swollen veins around the testicle (known as varicoceles) caused by over masturbating?

No: This isn't the cause of a varicocele. It's just not. Enjoy your body if you want, and get with a urologist if the varicocele bothers you. ...Read more

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Could masturbation worsen my varicocele?

No: I'm going to assume you're using support for this as needed. If you're offered surgery, please consider it. ...Read more

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How much time after varicocele embolization do I need to wait to masturbate?

How much time after varicocele embolization do I need to wait to masturbate?

When you feel ready: And have privacy. Support yourself as required and use a gentle technique. ...Read more

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Can masturbation after 5 days of varicocelectomy cause varicocele reccurence?

Varicocele recur: Unlikely that you could cause the recurrence in 5 days since a varicocelectomy is usually performed by tying off veins that lead to the testicle. You could just have swelling from the surgery or bruising due to reopening of small veins where the surgery was performed. After any scrotal surgery, 1 week of scrotal support, ice pack, and Ibuprofen will help heal things. ...Read more

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Can a person do masturbation after the varicocele surgery I mean after 4-5 days of surgery?

Post op sex: Yes, unless your surgeon told you otherwise. I would let pain be the limiting factor here. ...Read more

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Can I masturbate after 3 days of a varicocele surgery on my left testicle?

Can I masturbate after 3 days of a varicocele surgery on my left testicle?

What is the rush?: Am surprised UR in the mood so soon after surgery. Masturbation shouldn't be a problem 3 days after laparoscopic spermatic vein ligation (minimally invasive surgery for varicocele). Might be a bit traumatic if surgery was via scrotum or or at neck of scrotum. U probably wouldn't feel like it if U had surgery via open trans-abdominal surgery ...Read more

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Can I masturbate after 3 days of a varicocele surgery on my left testicle? It will damage anything if I masturbate now? I'm so worried Thanks Dr

No...: You may masturbate now if you're comfortable. Masturbation should not cause any undesirable adverse effects; so masturbate but don't fall victim to over indulgence and obsession, which surely harm people's life in time. More? Welcome to http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter05.html. Best wishes to your health and happiness. ...Read more

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A varicocele (in left testicle) can worsen for not having sex or masturbation for 8 months?

A varicocele (in left testicle) can worsen for not having sex or masturbation for 8 months?

VARICOCELE: This has no effect. It happens on the left because if the venous drainage on the left. The valves are not working to keep the venous blood going in the right direction. ...Read more

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I did varicocele surgery 5 days ago but I still can fell some veins in the lower side of my left testicle Its is normal? Can I masturbate now? 10x

I did varicocele surgery 5 days ago but I still can fell some veins in the lower side of my left testicle Its is normal? Can I masturbate now? 10x

Yes, you may, but...: You may masturbate now if you're comfortable. Masturbation should not cause any undesirable adverse effects; so masturbate but don't fall victim to over indulgence and obsession, which surely harm people's life in time. More? Welcome to http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter05.html. Best wishes to your health and happiness. ...Read more

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I am 16, and had laparoscopic varicocele surgery, everything was fine but 6 days after I masturbated and my testicle is bigger, swollen and it pains?

I am 16, and had laparoscopic varicocele surgery, everything was fine but 6 days after I masturbated and my testicle is bigger, swollen and it pains?

Contact doctor now: Maybe unrelated to masturbation, perhaps delayed bleeding into the surgical site; or a post op infection. First review any paperwork you were given after the surgery; it might have information about such events and what to do about them. If not, contact the doctor who did the surgery. Do it immediately if the pain is severe, if there is redness of the skin in the area, or if you have fever. ...Read more

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When to masterbate gently after varicocele surgery?

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When to masterbate gently after varicocele surgery?

Here are some. ..: There is no set rule to refrain from sex or masturbation after varicoele surgery as long as you feel mentally and physically comfortable. But, roughly, giving a 1- / 2-week rest after such surgery is reasonable. So, you decide. ...Read more

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What is the root cause of varicoceles?

What is the root cause of varicoceles?

Here are some...: Varicocele is not associated with using pot/weeds, but is venous valvular dysfunction like that to cause varicose veins in lower legs. ...Read more

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What is a varicocele?

Varicocele is. ..: Varicocele is an inborn spermatic venous valve disorder, manifesting its various degree along life, resulting from venous valve defect failing to keep up one-way central drainage toward heart, just like the varicose veins in the lower legs in many women and men. ...Read more

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How did I get my varicocele?

How did I get my varicocele?

Not known: Mostly docs believe varicoceles start forming in puberty from faulty valves in the scrotal veins. The blood backs up and causes the veins to swell and become blocked. Nothing you did caused them. Like varicose veins in your leg. See
http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/varicocele/ds00618/dsection=causes. ...Read more

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Could stress cause varicoceles?

Could stress cause varicoceles?

NO: This is an issue of the valves in the veins not working properly. ...Read more

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What is the cause of varicocele?

Vericocele: The idiopathic varicocele occurs when the valves within the veins along the spermatic cord do not work properly. This is essentially the same process as varicose veins, which are common in the legs. This results in backflow of blood into the pampiniform plexus and causes increased pressures, which on rare occasion can lead to permanent damage to the testicular tissue due to disruption of normal supply of oxygenated blood via the testicular artery. ...Read more

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What to do if I might have varicocele?

Treatment: A varicocele is a mass in the scrotum caused by defective valves in the testicular veins, which cause blood to pool, and the veins to expand. The pooling blood raises testicular temperature and affects testosterone and sperm production, which can affect fertility. Men can still have babies w/ this, but the odds are lower. Tx safely w/ varicocelectomy, ligation, or embolization. ...Read more

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How to check if you have a varicocele?

Not easy: Unfortunately this is a little difficult to do on yourself, if you do not know what to feel for. Even teaching young doctors and residents it can take a while to teach them how and what to feel for. Best to see your doctor who can perform a proper examination. The good news is most varicoceles are not a problem unless you have symptoms associated with it. Sorry this wasn't more helpful. Good luck ...Read more

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Enlarged Testicular Veins (Definition)

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