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What must I expect after having a varicocele repair?
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Dr. James Lin
Urology
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In brief: Just like...
Postoperative feeling/swelling/pain is just like those after inguinal hernia repair but less.
Varicocelectomy is to find varicose veins in spermatic cord through inguinal incision with naked eyes or under microscope, then ligate and remove a section of veins like doing vasectomy; so surgeon cannot repair varicocele but modify it by the skill as described.

In brief: Just like...
Postoperative feeling/swelling/pain is just like those after inguinal hernia repair but less.
Varicocelectomy is to find varicose veins in spermatic cord through inguinal incision with naked eyes or under microscope, then ligate and remove a section of veins like doing vasectomy; so surgeon cannot repair varicocele but modify it by the skill as described.
Dr. James Lin
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Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics
In brief: Tempory discomfort
Scrotal swelling, discoloration and soreness will persist for 1-2 weeks post op.
Depending on the extent of surgery the healing time may last longer. Be sure to follow up with your surgeon to be sure all is healing properly.

In brief: Tempory discomfort
Scrotal swelling, discoloration and soreness will persist for 1-2 weeks post op.
Depending on the extent of surgery the healing time may last longer. Be sure to follow up with your surgeon to be sure all is healing properly.
Dr. Carla Enriquez
Dr. Carla Enriquez
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