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Are there non-surgical ways to fix a varicose vein on my scrotum and preserve my fertility?

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Dr. James Kuan
Urology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Maybe

If you are referring to varicose veins, not on the skin, but of the spermatic cord (varicocele), then maybe.
Most men with varicoceles are fertile, however many men with low sperm counts have varicoceles. Though controversial, treatment (either surgery or embolization) of the varicocele may improve sperm counts, if they are low. But no guarantee of this or pregnancy.

In brief: Maybe

If you are referring to varicose veins, not on the skin, but of the spermatic cord (varicocele), then maybe.
Most men with varicoceles are fertile, however many men with low sperm counts have varicoceles. Though controversial, treatment (either surgery or embolization) of the varicocele may improve sperm counts, if they are low. But no guarantee of this or pregnancy.
Dr. James Kuan
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Dr. Lornell Hansen
Phlebology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Possibly

If the vein is "on" the scrotum it can be injected with a sclerosant, otherwise if it is inside and attached to the testicle then it is called a varicocele as dr. Mills has defined.

In brief: Possibly

If the vein is "on" the scrotum it can be injected with a sclerosant, otherwise if it is inside and attached to the testicle then it is called a varicocele as dr. Mills has defined.
Dr. Lornell Hansen
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Dr. John Landi
Phlebology

In brief: Scrotal veins.

Scrotal veins are not common but can be treated usually by sclerotherapy.
See a vein specialist or someone with experience treating veins in this area. A scrotal vein will in the skin will not affect fertility . If you are referring to a varicocele which is inside the scrotum then you should see a urologist.

In brief: Scrotal veins.

Scrotal veins are not common but can be treated usually by sclerotherapy.
See a vein specialist or someone with experience treating veins in this area. A scrotal vein will in the skin will not affect fertility . If you are referring to a varicocele which is inside the scrotum then you should see a urologist.
Dr. John Landi
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Dr. Jesse Mills
Urology

In brief: No

Varicoceles do not always cause fertility problems.
When they do, either surgical correction or radiologic treatment with embolization can safely be performed.

In brief: No

Varicoceles do not always cause fertility problems.
When they do, either surgical correction or radiologic treatment with embolization can safely be performed.
Dr. Jesse Mills
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