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Will Communicating Hydrocele Repaired
May Lead to a hernia: A communicating hydrocele allows free flow of abdominal fluid back and forth to the scrotal sac. It could also (depending on the size of the communication) allow intestines to travel throught the hydrocele channel to the scrotum. That would become a hernia. If the contents get stuck in the scrotum, that would be called an incarcerated hernia and is a medical emergency. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Communicating hydroc: There are 2 types of hydrocele communicating and non-communicating , a communicating hydrocele means that there is a communication between the sac around the testis (tunica vaginalis) and the peritoneal abdominal cavity, so this is a potenhernia, if there is an increase in the size of the communication it may result in trappment of the abdominal contents i.e. The bowel and fat in the scrotal sa. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Here are some ...: Spontaneous closure of the patent processus vaginalis - a hairy channel between the peritoneal cavity and the scrotum - after age 1 is very unlikely - almost next-to-non. So, surgical correction is advised. Clinically, one can wait on it as long as being asymptomatic although it almost always coexists with a small indirect inguinal hernia. So, ask Doc in detail. Best wish ... ...Read more
Ive had an asymptomatic communicating hydrocele since birth. Are there any ways for me to restrict/reverse the "flow" besides just lying horizontally?
Not really: At best, it will remain the same but may well continue to dilate and allow more than just liquid into the scrotum. That is to say, you have a congenital hernia that potentially will allow bowel and other solid structures into the scrotum. You may want to consider surgical repair by a urologist ...Read more
In case of surgery for correct communicating hydrocele in 4 years old boy is possibility to come back again hydrocele? Has risk this type of surgery?
My son 5 years old had a communicating bilateral hydrocele surgery .When we can understand that sperm cords are ok without damage ??
Should not damage.: This surgery and repair should not damage it. ...Read more
During communicating hydrocele surgery in both testicles can do circumcision also to my child 4,5 years old??
Yes, if...: Yes, all can be done in the same setting g of surgery if the patient is in adequate surgery/anesthesia risk and the surgeon is willing. But, I noted the patient is a 4-yr female, is there a religious reason for her? For a 4-yr female, I would concern the possibility of outdated organ humiliation. So, ok for a boy, but think twice for a girl. Best wish ... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below: A hydrocele is formed by fluid accumulation around the testis. In children, a hydrocele is formed when fluid seeps into the scrotum via a patent connection with the abdomen. In adults, there is no such communication. Therefore the repair depends on the age group. In children it is very similar to a hernia repair. In adults, it consists of evacuating the fluid and folding the hydrocele sac... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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