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7 days ago I had varicocele surgery. Now I see some blue/purple parts at the base of my penis and on testicles, like blood has stopped flowing there?

7 days ago I had varicocele surgery. Now I see some blue/purple parts at the base of my penis and on testicles, like blood has stopped flowing there?

Varicocele Surgery: Most likely some bruising from the manipulation from the surgery. However, since I can not see it. Please call your surgeon and inquire if he needs to see you. ...Read more

Dr. Lynne Weixel
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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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Varicocele surgery, what can I expect?

Varicocele surgery, what can I expect?

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

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What to do if I have varicocele surgery?

Here are some. ..: Nowadays, varicocelectomy is preferably done through inguinal incision under microscopic magnification usually as an outpatient with very low rate of complications and good result under experienced hands. ...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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My varicocele really hurts, I don't want to get surgery. Are there natural treatment options?

Your urologist: Knows the severity of your condition & would be the best source of information about your options. ...Read more

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My wet dreams gradually reduced and now completely vanished after six years of varicocele surgery. Reason?

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

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I've been diagnosed with a 0.5cm varicocele. I sometimes feel a dull ache in the teste irregularly. What are my options - surgery?

I've been diagnosed with a 0.5cm varicocele. I sometimes feel a dull ache in the teste irregularly. What are my options - surgery?

Seems to be minor pr: It is a minor problem as long as it has not caused you any serious complications. Your doctor can monitor you (one choice) and may recommend surgery later on (the alternative choice) if it gets bigger or more painful or causing infertility. ...Read more

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If a urologist doesn't think u need surgery on a varicocele and just wants to check up on it, is there any chance of it just going away?

Varicocele: Up to 15% of the male population have some degree of varicocele. The only reason to treat them surgically would be for decreased fertility or persistent pain. The veins are likely to stay dilated throughout your lifetime though. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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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I have varicocele in my both testicals, is surgery necessary, becouse I am afraid that it couse infertility, and is it ok to treat it later, I'm 17?

Scrotums: Surgery for this problem is a last resort and not a common first line of treatment. Usually waiting and observing is appropriate given that these fluid filled cysts will shrink with time. If the cysts do not dissipate then something more worrisome may be going on and I would then refer you to a urologist for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Good morning to the doctor in the house, please I have a question I was suppose to have a surgery for the varicocele after all the text I was not covered?

Good morning to the doctor in the house, please I have a question I was suppose to have a surgery for the varicocele after all the text I was not covered?

County services: Check to see if your county provides charity care services. Another option is you can bargain a price with the hospital ahead if time and pay the costs out of pocket. ...Read more

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What is varicocele surgery like?

What is varicocele surgery like?

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

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How can I fix varicocele without surgery?

None. ..: If the indication for varicocele correction is established, its treatment of choice is either microscopic varicocelectomy by urologist or spermatic vein embolization by dedicated interventional radiologist. There has been no non-surgical mean to correct it as what I have known through my 45-yr study and practice in urology. ...Read more

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Can a varicocele be cured without surgery?

Yes and no: A varicocele cannot be corrected without some sort of procedure. It can be done via interventional radiology by embolizing the varicocele angiographically. More commonly, it is ligated surgically via one of a number of techniques (laparoscopic, robotic, inguinal, subinguinal). The various benefits of each approach should be discussed with your physician. ...Read more

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Varicocele can be treated without surgery?

No: Not all varicoceles need to be treated. Reasons to fix a varicocele would be symptoms (pain), infertility (common finding with infertile men), and adolescents with testicle atrophy. Treatment options include open surgical repair including microsurgical approach, laparoscopic varicocelectomy or percutaneous embolization typically performed by a radiologist. ...Read more

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Are stitches removed after varicocele surgery?

Sometimes: If all the stitches are plaed under the skin they will not be removed. If they can be seen they will be removed after an appropriate period of time, usually 7 to 10 days. ...Read more

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Is there any side effects of Varicocele Surgery?

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 more

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I have varicoceles how to get rid of it without surgery?

I have varicoceles how to get rid of it without surgery?

Manage varicose vein: Varicocele is most like a varicose vein, a dilated venous structure in the scrotal sac rather than in the leg. Compression is a management tool, but does not solve the problem. They are mostly benign, ie don't add risk to your health. If you have an associated inguinal hernia, then repair hernia and have varicocele resected at the same time. ...Read more

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What is the recovery time for a Varicocele laposcopic surgery?

A week or less: Here's a link. They suggest limiting sexual activity for 5 days and swelling could take a bit longer, but not much. If there are any problems, contact your provider ASAP.
http://urology.osu. Edu/19778.cfm
Best! ...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

Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
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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