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Been 2 weeks since my microsur. Varicocele. And my left testicule and top veins are still swollen?

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Aaron Stupple
General Practice
3 doctors agree

In brief: Red and painful?

Most worrisome is infection- if the swelling is new, red, painful, with discharge from the wound, call your surgeon.
It can take 2 months for the varicocele to resolve because we don't remove the veins. The blood in the varicocele will eventually reroute to the large vessels in the thigh.

In brief: Red and painful?

Most worrisome is infection- if the swelling is new, red, painful, with discharge from the wound, call your surgeon.
It can take 2 months for the varicocele to resolve because we don't remove the veins. The blood in the varicocele will eventually reroute to the large vessels in the thigh.
Aaron Stupple
Aaron Stupple
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Dr. Christopher Guzik
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Normal

It is not unusual after this type of surgery to have some swelling.
Be sure to follow the post operation instructions that you were given. Cold packs can be used to reduce swelling. Keep all followup appointments with your surgeon. Notify your physician right away if pain, redness and swelling occur at the site of the surgery.

In brief: Normal

It is not unusual after this type of surgery to have some swelling.
Be sure to follow the post operation instructions that you were given. Cold packs can be used to reduce swelling. Keep all followup appointments with your surgeon. Notify your physician right away if pain, redness and swelling occur at the site of the surgery.
Dr. Christopher Guzik
Dr. Christopher Guzik
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Dr. James Lin
Urology

In brief: It could be...

Such could be just like that after inguinal hernia through inguinal incision but usually in lesser degree - of course, not always.
Now, just wait and see; time with patience is the best medicine at this time. Ask surgeon timely.

In brief: It could be...

Such could be just like that after inguinal hernia through inguinal incision but usually in lesser degree - of course, not always.
Now, just wait and see; time with patience is the best medicine at this time. Ask surgeon timely.
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin
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