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Do I have to be put to sleep for my hydrocele removal?

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2 doctors agree

In brief: Maybe

There are 2 main methods in treating hydroceles.
One is an office procedure where a needle is placed into the scrotum adn withdrawn through a syringe. No anethesia is generally required. The other more formal treatment is a surgical procedure that requires anesthesia and a cut on the scrotum to remove the sac of water around the testicle.

In brief: Maybe

There are 2 main methods in treating hydroceles.
One is an office procedure where a needle is placed into the scrotum adn withdrawn through a syringe. No anethesia is generally required. The other more formal treatment is a surgical procedure that requires anesthesia and a cut on the scrotum to remove the sac of water around the testicle.
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
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Dr. Hrair-George Mesrobian
Pediatrics - Urology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes and no

It depends on age.
If you are under 16, you are better off going to sleep.

In brief: Yes and no

It depends on age.
If you are under 16, you are better off going to sleep.
Dr. Hrair-George Mesrobian
Dr. Hrair-George Mesrobian
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