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~1x1cm vein on external scrotum without pain. Has "deflated" a few times. Curently raised 3mm & supple to touch. Varicose vein or varicosele? Tx?
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Dr. George Valdez
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree
In brief: Varicocele
Likely varicocele which is usually easily treated by your local urologist with a minor surgery.

In brief: Varicocele
Likely varicocele which is usually easily treated by your local urologist with a minor surgery.
Dr. George Valdez
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Dr. Albert Malvehy
Phlebology
In brief: Varicocele
Given your age, a true varicose vein there is unlikely.
Varicocele a are fixed by interventional radiologists using a catheter based procedure. See a urologist and get a referral from there or from your primary doctor.

In brief: Varicocele
Given your age, a true varicose vein there is unlikely.
Varicocele a are fixed by interventional radiologists using a catheter based procedure. See a urologist and get a referral from there or from your primary doctor.
Dr. Albert Malvehy
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Dr. James Isobe
Phlebology
In brief: Leave it alone
Not unusual to have prominent scrotal veins which may become less obvious when area is cooler, and engorged when temperature is warmer, especially with scrotum relaxed and hanging loosely.
Varicocele are wormy veins within the scrotum and not obvious externally. No treatment is necessary for the vein you have.

In brief: Leave it alone
Not unusual to have prominent scrotal veins which may become less obvious when area is cooler, and engorged when temperature is warmer, especially with scrotum relaxed and hanging loosely.
Varicocele are wormy veins within the scrotum and not obvious externally. No treatment is necessary for the vein you have.
Dr. James Isobe
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