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Hydrocele (Definition)

A collection of fluid around the testicles, within the scrotum. These fluid collections are contained in a layer of tissue around the testicles, and it is usually ...Read more


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How can you prevent a hydrocele?

How can you prevent a hydrocele?

No known. ..: There has been no known way to prevent developing hydrocele since most of cases are idiopathic and primary. Occasionally, hydrocele may be secondary from infection, inflammation, trauma, surgery, etc. So, ask Doc for detail timely. Best wish. .. ...Read more

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Has high riskt to damage cord spermatic during the communication hydrocele surgery in children??

Has high riskt to damage cord spermatic during the communication hydrocele surgery in children??

No: In the hands of a skilled pediatric surgeon, there is extremely little risk of damage to the cord. Make sure your surgeon is comfortable with operating on children and trained to do it. ...Read more

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What are home remedies to cure hydrocele?

What are home remedies to cure hydrocele?

There are none: Some small hydroceles in all age groups can resolve spontaneously as do almost all hydroceles in babies under 6 - 9 months of age. ...Read more

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How much time til hydrocele wounds soften up?

How much time til hydrocele wounds soften up?

Depends on? Keloid: Scrotal hydrocele wound should soften in 4 -0 6 weeks, however may take "forever" a keloid former. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about suffering from hydrocele?

Here...: Most of hydrocele is idiopathic and painless so no physical suffering is worthwhile to mention, but its potential inherent mental impact with embarrassment and physical inconvenience may anguish such man. ...Read more

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Does a hydrocele require medication or a puncture?

Does a hydrocele require medication or a puncture?

Puncture: Medication will not work. Puncture drainage is rarely permanent. Surgery often needed to correct. ...Read more

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I have bilateral small hydrocele what can I do dr.

I have bilateral small hydrocele what can I do dr.

Surgery or nothing: Small hydroceles do not require treatment unless they are bothering you. Urologist can certainly remove them by means of a simple trans scrotal operation if they are really troubling you. Otherwise leave them alone unless they enlarge sufficiently to become symptomatic. ...Read more

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Do hydroceles grow if they aren't treated right away?

Possibly: Hydroceles can grow over time if left untreated. They may grow very slowly or more rapidly depending on the activity level of the patient. ...Read more

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Please suggest me how to reduce the size of hydrocele by any means?

Please suggest me how to reduce the size of hydrocele by any means?

Here are some. ..: For most men with hydrocele, its cause is still idiopathic and there has been no known means proven to slow down its growth. And the mainstay of its care is still surgery - hydrocelectomy. For other causes such as infections or tumors, their care should be directed to their underlying causes with appropriate antibiotics and timely surgery. So, there is no easy means to reduce its size. ...Read more

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What to do if I feel I'm suffering from hydrocele. What is the best way to cure it?

Here. ..: Usually a man doesn't feel his hydrocele because it is usually painless and slow growing. But seeing the bulkiness from its growth makes a man uneasy or embarrassed. There is no natural cure and hydrocelectomy is the most advised option of care. ...Read more

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I had a hydrocele as a baby I was told and I was wondering if that will be a problem in my 20s?

I had a hydrocele as a baby I was told and I was wondering if that will be a problem in my 20s?

No: Hydroceles are pretty common in babies and usually go away by 12 months. In some babies the hydrocele requires surgery. If the hydrocele is "communicating" then there is a small channel between the hydrocele and the abdomen. If this small channel does not close completely you might be at increased risk for a hernia. If the hydocele has been gone for twenty years then I think you have no risk. ...Read more

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What are the foods to be taken to control the size of hydrocele till next months?? please any possible way???

No, but. ..: There has been no known foods to help control hydrocele. Besides, almost all hydroceles are slow, chronic process posing no medical emergency. However, for whatever the reasons may make you feel mental / physical uneasy, seek urgent professional evaluation & counseling. ...Read more

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Can ice packs cure hydrocele?

No...: No, it will not and be unnecessary. ...Read more

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Is hydrocele in a fetus a problem?

Usually not: Will probably be present at birth. Most infant hydroceles resolve spontaneously during first year of life. May need treatment if they enlarge hugely or become tense, tender or red. ...Read more

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What are the main hydrocele operations?

What are the main hydrocele operations?

Bottle or Lord ops.: For adult hydroceles. Both operations are performed through the scrotum. Excess hydrocele sac is excised with bottle procedure and remaining sac is everted and sutured together behind the testis. Hydrocele is incised and rolled up & sutured on either side of testis with lord procedure. Infant & child hydroceles are corrected through the groin & patent communication, . If present, is divided. ...Read more

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Can hydroceles be fixed laparoscopically?

No: Hydroeceles are benign swelling of the testicles. Treatment includes drainage with a needle or making an incision in the scrotum to drain the fluid directly. Unless there is abdominal pathology causing the pathology that needs to be addressed, laparoscopic treatment is not an option. ...Read more

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How can I cure hydrocele without surgery?

Symptoms?: Treatment of the most common type of hydrocele is necessary only for symptomatic complaints or for the rare situation of compromised integrity of the scrotal skin. Surgical excision is the most common treatment. Simple aspiration doesn't work. The fluid will just reaccumulate. ...Read more

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Could hydrocele be cured without surgery?

Could hydrocele be cured without surgery?

Usually not: Small hydroceles often require no surgery unless they bother the subject. Large hydroceles in very old or infirm subjects can be aspirated coincident with instillation of a sclerosant but usually recur. By ; large all adult hydroceles which need to be "fixed" require surgery for correction. Operation is reactively minor. ...Read more

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Is encysted hydrocele of the cord painful?

Not usually: A hydrocele (abnormal fluid collection in the scrotum) is usually not painful but, if large enough, can cause aching, pressure, and discomfort, especially when wearing tight clothing or when physically active. ...Read more

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How can hydrocele be cured without surgery?

How can hydrocele be cured without surgery?

Requires surgery: Neither medication nor needle aspiration are an answer to this problem. Latter would just re=accumulate fluid ; puts subject at risk for a scrotal infection. ...Read more

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Is post-operative hydrocele rare or normal?

Not uncommon.: Develop in 15% of men after varicocelectomy (spermatic vein ligation) also known complication of inguinal hernia repair from ligation of spermatic cord lymphatics. Can easily be corrected surgically if hydrocele is of a size that bothers you. ...Read more

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Doctors, what are the symptoms of hydrocele?

Scrotal enlargement: Scrotum bulges on side of hydrocele due the collection of fluid. Small hydroceles tend to be symptom free. Large hydroceles feel like a weight within thy scrotum. Can be slightly tender, especially if tense or resulting from trauma. Can cause unpleasant friction on thigh with walking or running. Severe pain ; an acute hydrocele can be due to epididymitis or testis torsion ; needs 2B seen asap. ...Read more

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Hydrocele surgery recovery time, what to do?

Hydrocele surgery recovery time, what to do?

Ask your surgeon: Recovery depends somewhat on size of hydrocele. Best to wear tight or Lycra underpants for compression. Be a couch potato for a week or so. No tennis, basketball or football during that time. Rest will aid recovery ...Read more

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Can I have oral sex while I have a hydrocele?

Yes: A hydrocele does not interfere with sexual function. The latter will not make it worse or better either. ...Read more

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How long is ok to wait for hydrocele surgery?

Indefinitely or as: Long as you wish to live with the discomfort of a large scrotum. Also depends how large it is, a small hydrocele may never need surgery, a very large hydrocele must be very uncomfortable. ...Read more

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If you had to boil it down, what is hydrocele?

Fluid: A hydrocele is a collection of fluid in the scrotum. It's not malignant, and usually we just watch them. ...Read more