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My brother in law has vericiceles in his sack and the doctor say he'll live with it forever. Is there anyway he could get this treated to ur knowledge?
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Dr. Ester Kwok
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In brief: Surgically
Varicocoeles can be surgically treated by an urologist, however this is usually only done for those who are young and have difficulty conceiving due to poor sperm count.
If one has children, and the varicocoele does not cause any problems, then it is usually left alone.

In brief: Surgically
Varicocoeles can be surgically treated by an urologist, however this is usually only done for those who are young and have difficulty conceiving due to poor sperm count.
If one has children, and the varicocoele does not cause any problems, then it is usually left alone.
Dr. Ester Kwok
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Dr. Ester Kwok
He should be evaluated by an urologist.
Dr. Ester Kwok
the opinion of those who have personally evaluated someone is always more valid than an opinion of someone who has not.
In brief: Varicocele
Unless your brother in law is having trouble conceiving children, having pain in that testicle, seeing that testicle shrink, or some other complaint, then i would leave it alone.
Surgical clipping is common for them like hemorrhoids. Or if you have a good interventional radiologist you could embolize them without surgery, but still a procedure.

In brief: Varicocele
Unless your brother in law is having trouble conceiving children, having pain in that testicle, seeing that testicle shrink, or some other complaint, then i would leave it alone.
Surgical clipping is common for them like hemorrhoids. Or if you have a good interventional radiologist you could embolize them without surgery, but still a procedure.
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