If..., then... If done for pain, i will check patient in 6 months after the first postop visit in 5-10 days, so to check if his vricocele-related improves or disappears or not, in correlating the shrink of varicocele. If for male infertility, after immediate postop visit(s), i will repeat semen analysis in 3-4 months so to see and compare it with that before procedure, and of course, to examine if the varicocele.
Thrombosis. Some discomfort, swelling followed by reduced size of varicocele.
Some swelling. Typicall there will be some swelling after the surgery and some pain from the surgery. This will disappear over the next few weeks.