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Dr. Richard Levin
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Hydrocele (Definition)

Hydrocele is 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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Is hydrocele leads to infertility?

Is hydrocele leads to infertility?

Here are some ...: Hydrocele alone (idiopathic) should not cause or be related with infertility for most men. But its related events such as rare occasions with infection, inflammation, tumors, injury/ surgery, etc. So, seek professional evaluation and counseling for individual situations before jumping into the trap of unnecessary worry. Best wish ... ...Read more

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Can minimal hydrocele cause infertility?

No: Overwhelming evidence that hydroceles do not cause infertility. Occasional unscientific, non-prospective ; otherwise unreliable papers have made unsubstantiated claims that hydroceles might be responsible for infertility. They are wrong. ...Read more

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Can hydrocele cause infertility and what is the percentage.?

Can hydrocele cause infertility and what is the percentage.?

Maybe not: I've not heard of hydrocele causing infertility. I would confirm it is nothing other than hydrocele if not done so yet. Varicoceles have been know to cause abnormal semen without a known cause but postulated that temperature changes caused by varicocele may be a risk factor. ...Read more

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Can a hydrocele surgery cause infertility or impotency..? How much risk assiciated (in % ). Thanks

Neither: performed properly, hydrocele surgery is not likely to cause any testicular injury including hypofunction. As far as impotency, there is no relation whatsoever ...Read more

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How do you cure small hydrocele?

Here are some ...: Normally, various small amount of fluid inside the space between scrotal wall and testis is alway present, and "hydrocele" is just incidentally "picked" up by US. Generally speaking, hydroceles causing no mental or physical stress or discomfort require no intervention. Can one cure it? No as far as I have known from 45-year study and practice in urology. More concern? Seel pro-evaluation ... ...Read more

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How do you deal with a hydrocele?

Hydrocele: Options include doing nothing if it doesn't bother you or surgery to remove it. Aspirating it, or drawing off fluid with a needle is not recommended. ...Read more

Dr. Khurram Rehman
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Infertility (Definition)

Infertility is defined medically as the inability to conceive a baby after 12 months of ...Read more