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It's....: It's done via an inguinal incision, usually under microscope, to explore the spermatic cord so to identify, isolate, transect, and resect spermatic veins (2-5 variably), resulting in eliminating its dilation and pressure hoping to improve semen sperm quality for infertility and relieve its related pain. Detail? Ask doc. It's usually considered as a minor ambulatory surgery. ...Read more
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
Always ask surgeon: It's a surgeons responsibility to describe the any procedure or operation beforehand also all benefits ; risks. Wonder why ur having this surgery at age 49, this is unusual. Too late to affect fertility ; varicoceles usually don't cause much discomfort. Surgery can be done via laparoscope (my preference), open microsurgery at neck of scrotum or open abdominally through a hernia type incision. ...Read more
Varicocele: It is a very common surgery done by Urologist and it should be very safe, although every procedure has risk and in hand of an experienced surgeon the complication is very low, but complication includes Bowl damage, bleeding, infection, Anesthesia complications, etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi it has been 9 days since my varicocele surgery and I had just recently masturbated. Am I in trouble? Did I just ruin everything?
It varies: Unless he had some defect in producing sperms before this surgery, it may or may not be possible to tell the impact of this surgery. Varicocele has varying effects on sperms which have not been quantitated as far as I know. But the operation is done to improve the chance of successful pregnancy. But the answer would lie in the sperm counts done before the surgery and 1-2 months after surgery. ...Read more
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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2 days ago i did varicocele surgery
And i still feel warms on the cord if my left testicle
It is normal Dr ?
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
My wet dreams gradually reduced and now completely vanished after six years of varicocele surgery. Reason?
Most likely this: is related to the other urinary conditions that you suffer from rather than the varicoele surgery itself. Libido & testosterone decrease with age, but you're still quite young. I encourage you to bring this up with your doctor and continue to receive treatment for the conditions you mentioned in your question. ...Read more
Hi there..i had varicocele surgery 2 and a half months ago but i feel there is some kind of vein swelling..is there varicocele recurrence?
Here are some...: Why did you undergo varicocelectomy, for its related hurting or testicular atrophy or infertility? I doubt it for the last cause for one of 19. And how was the surgery done? These info might help deduce more specifically what you concern about residual venous swelling, which is likely and takes uncertain time to resolve, but not completely. More? Ask the surgeon for specific detail & expectation. ...Read more
Can i masturbate after 3 days of a varicocele surgery on my left testicle? It will damage anything if i masturbate now ?
Im so worried
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
My semen 4mil/ml, active motility nil, sluggish motility - 85%, non motility- 15%, morphology-60%.Varicocele found, what's next step varicocele surgery?
Varicocele: A varicocele ligation may help but there is no guarantee that you will be fertile. ...Read more
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
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