What risks are associated with a hydrocele operation?

Hydrocele surgery. is very safe & associated with minimal risks. Your urologist should certainly go over risks & list them on surgical consent form. Some post-operative pain is normal & treatable with pain meds. V. slight anesthetic risk. Slight risk of bleeding, infection or reaction to suture material. Scrotal swelling. Slight risk of recurrence. Best to be "couch potato" for few days after surgery to help healing.

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Could I smoke after hydrocele operation?

Leave hospital first. Yes u can smoke, however this would be a great time to quit. You will reduce risk of developing lung cancer, copd, bronchitis and cardiovascular disease. Read more...

What can I expect during a hydrocele operation?

Go to this site for. Information on this topic. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/hydrocele/ds00617. Read more...
Resolution. During the operation, the fluid will be drained and your surgeon will perform a procedure to eliminate the space in which the fluid accumulated. Read more...

Please tell me what can I expect in a hydrocele operation?

Scrotal incision. Surgery best performed under general anesthesia ; as same day surgery procedure so ur discharged home from recovery room (pacu) after operation. Will have scrotal scar which becomes almost invisible with time. Some pain, tenderness ; swelling for couple of weeks post-op. Best to have compression dressing ; underwear to minimise swelling, discomfort ; pain medication after surgery. Good luck. Read more...

Please tell me what can I expect in having a hydrocele operation?

Rest. Hydrocelectomy is usually an outpatient procedure. In general patients should take it easy one week postoperatively. Most do not require pain medications past a day or two. Resting a few days after surgery is wise so that you can get back to your full activities as soon as possible. Read more...
Scrotal incision. Surgery best performed under general anesthesia ; as same day surgery procedure so ur discharged home from recovery room (pacu) after operation. Will have scrotal scar which becomes almost invisible with time. Some pain, tenderness ; swelling for couple of weeks post-op. Best to have compression dressing ; underwear to minimise swelling, discomfort ; pain medication after surgery. Read more...

Is it possible to have a hydrocele operation on both sides at the same time?

Yes. Yes, if a man has bilateral hydroceles that warrant surgical intervention, it is possible to do both sides under the same anesthetic. Read more...
Yes. The urologist will onbe reimbursed 50% for the second side, that is how insurances work. You can always find a urologist who will to the correct thing, which is both sides at the same time. Good luck. Read more...

What are the risks of hydrocele operation for a three year-old boy?

Minimal. Operation is safest with anesthesia perfromed by a pediatric anesthesiologist (risk 1:250, 000) plus a surgeon experienced in pediatric urologic surgery. Read more...
Damage nearby. The risk is very rare. Anesthetic risks as outlined in the prior answer and surgical risk. The surgical risks are recurrence or damage to the adjacent anatomic structures (vas deferens, gonadal vessels, nerves) which, in experienced hands, occurs in < 0.5% of pts. Read more...

I was wondering what are the risks of hydrocele operation for three year old boy?

Hydrocele. There are risks to any surgical procedure. For a healthy 3 year old they should be no more than anesthetic risks and possibility of recurrence. Read more...
Minimal. In hands of a pediatric urologist or surgeon. Very slight risk comes from anesthesia. Very slight risk of bleeding, hematoma or infection. Benefits far outweigh risks. Good luck. Chicago has many superb pediatric surgical specialists. Read more...

I ve had a hydrocele operation 2 weeks ago but have a small deep cut inside my testicle and will it heal up?

Online Prophesy? In theory....it should heal up just fine. Your surgeon likely gave you post-op instructions and they should be followed! Wounds generally need to remain clean and dry to heal well. I suggest if you have concerns you COMMUNICATE with your surgeon and help them have you understand what you need to do improve your chances of a good outcome from your procedure. Read more...