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  • Hydrocele Surgery

    Hello, I had my hydrocele surgery on February 15th, 2013 in Houston, Texas. I wanted to share my story as I was terrified before having the surgery from all the posts I read. Mine was on my left side and was about the size of a small grapefruit. I was living with this hydrocele for about a year,...

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  • Hydocelectomy post-op swelling, detailed timeline

    Hi all, I had a hydocelectomy about 4 days ago, and everything is very, very swollen and my scrotum is about the size of a large grapefruit. I've been icing, taking ibu, and wearing the jockstrap / compression underwear but its still quite painful and not showing any signs of going down. My question...

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  • Hydrocelectomy post op

    So I'm 4 days post op, I had over a liter of fluid taken out of left hydrocele. I had a drain put in which got removed yesterday. Swelling is very large and very hard to walk. I was told could take up to 2-3 months to fully go down as such mine was one of the biggest he's seen. I have no pain...

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  • Success Story (so far)

    I was dealing with a Hydrocele and had a hard time finding some success stories. So here is a positive one for those of you looking for a little hope! I am a 27 year old male who is relatively healthy, eats a well balanced diet, exercises 3-5 times per week, and has a decent sex life (one partner). ...

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  • Have Hydrocele -- Weighing My Options

    I (a 42-year-old male) was diagnosed with a left testicle hydrocele a few months ago and was told I don't need the surgery, but can get it if I ever decide I want it. This website is the only place I've been able to find discussions on this topic, and from what I have read, it doesn't sound...

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  • Hydrocele returned, what to do now?

    I had a hydrolectomy about 5-6 weeks ago, it was quite large, bout the size of a large orange. After the surgery the fluid returned, now it is even bigger at 6 weeks and in a completely new shape. Much worse after surgery than before. I am very much regretting having the surgery done as now I have an...

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  • Swelling after hydrocelectomy

    Just wondering if anyone has had the same experience I have had following a hydrocelectomy.  I am now 10 weeks post op and still have some swelling (egg size) I saw my doc about 5 weeks after surgery and he didnt seem concerned and doesnt want to see me again till December. I have read it can take...

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  • hydrocele build up need surgery.

    Wow hearing the story about the drummer and some other guys that workout. I thought i would get lucky and heel quicker than that. My is the size about an orange and I love working out. Missing 3 weeks is a lot. I got to get it done though.

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  • Dont be scared of hydrocele surgery

    I had read some posts regarding hydrocele surgery and was really terrified by the horror stories I read. I finally went in for surgery about 5 weeks back (after holding off for about 3 years). I am glad I finally had my surgery and my recommendation would be to not be scared as long as you are going...

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  • Surgery

    My 17 old son had surgery for a hydroseal 3 weeks ago..Back to the surgeon with a large hematoma and the Dr said it's not infected but big as a grapefruit so I took to a Dr at the Cleavland clinic he said the same thing ..my son can't walk because it's so big down there and we have did everything...

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  • Surgery vs alternative

    This is a no brained . Go Dr Levine at Rush Hospital in Chicago. 95% plus or minus to cure your hydrocele problem with out surgery . Aspirated with injection of dyoxicyclin is just as good as surgery !!  Mine was 750 cc 'a or 28 ounces !!! Gone in three  months !!  Guys repeat this...

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  • Hydrocele Surgery Yes or No? Help!

    I've had a small hydrocele on my left nut since I was a kid.  It was never much of an inconvenience until about the last year and a half.  I am 36 years old.  My nuts have always been rather on the large side but the affected ball is around the size of an egg.  My main complaint...

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  • Hydrocele

    I just cross 26, i am suffering from hydrocele right side since 8 months, but swelling is not remaining permenant, some times its swells and some times it got normal, please recommend me a proper medicne which will effect very rappidly, because i have to go through a medical process for job, and tell...

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  • Hydrocel Surgery

    I had this surgery done a fees weeks ago and all seemed to go well but I've noticed a very hard mass above my testical.Is this normal or will it go away?

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  • Hydrocile

    My testicles is swell after hydrocile surgery ,it was 2 week late What I do please some one tell me please?

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  • HORRIBLE Hydrocele Experience (My Father)

    My father had this procedure done in December 2017.  It was horrific from day 1 - after we'd been told this is a 'routine surgery' and NO cause for concerns when his scrotum swelled up to the size of a LARGE softball - and would not subside.  The drain tube was removed 4 days post-op...

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  • Hydrocele Repair - Time to Heal

    Like many seeking information on hydrocele repair operations, I had spent 7 years putting up with carrying a small coconut between my legs because according to much of the literature, the operation was likely going to either hurt like hell or fail. I am based in the UK so the NHS looked after my operation...

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  • Testicle pain diagnosis hydrocele

    41 year old male. Have had a month of left testicle pain. I recall the injury but pain hasn't gone away. Swelling the size of an orange. Diagnosis was a hydrocele with a round of antibiotics-to rule out epididymitis. Two weeks later same symptoms, scheduling hydrocele surgery. Everything I've...

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  • Had my hydrocele operated.Everything is very fine now.

    Had hydrocele since last 7 to 8 years.Now I'm 21 years old.I was afraid of the surgery so kept on postponing it and i was in search of other solutions but nothing worked at all...may be I didn't search enough.. But at last, I thought surgery is the only choice and the only solution. Read so many...

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  • Surgery or Aspiration?

    I have medium-sized hydrocele and next week i have an appointment with my urologist to discuss surgery. Should i ask him about aspiration? I really want to try it before surgery. Anyone here had aspiration with good results? Thanks

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  • Aspiration

    Has anyone actually had their hydrocele aspirated ? And if so what was their experience ? Did the hydrocele return ?

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  • Hydrocele surgery on children

    Hello everyone, I have been doing a lot of research and reading these blogs about the Hydrocele Surgery and recovery stories. Thank you everyone for sharing your experiences. I have not yet come across any stories of younger children undergoing surgery. My 5 year old son has a Complex Hydrocele and we...

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  • Treatment of hydrocele by injection of Phenol or Polidocanol

    I have heard that there is a way that hydrocele testis can simply cured by injecting a drug into a scrotum without any surgery. There are some medical literatures in Google.  Those drug types are Phenol, Polidocanol, Tetracycline  Tetracycline can be excluded because there is a high possibility...

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  • Have mild hydrocele

    Hi friends I have mild hydrocele on left part and 19mm *19mm epididymis cyst on right part. I consult to the doctor. He said after your family will complete he can remove cyst but not now. I do not have any health issue right now. In future this cyst will grow than Will it create problem ?? Should I...

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  • Hi guys, I'm from Chicago, IL and finally found this bo...

    Hi guys, I'm from Chicago, IL and finally found this board. I have been seeking information on hydrocele repair for quite sometime now, and was glad that I found this board. I have a right hydrocele about the size of an orange, and have had it for a few years. I saw a urologist who wants to aspirate...

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  • Hydrocele in left field testicle

    I have been diagnosed with 50 cc hydrocele in left testicle. I am experiencing pain in right testicle also though there is no hydrocele there. I want to know is this normal? Also how much pain should be considered normal when you have hydrocele as I am feeling some pain on and off in both the testicles

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  • Hydrocel Surgery

    I had this surgery done a fees weeks ago and all seemed to go well but I've noticed a very hard mass above my testical.Is this normal or will it go away?

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  • Surgery 4 weeks ago...when does the pain stop?

    Like the title said I had my hydrocele surgery 4 weeks ago.  The swelling is pretty much about gone.  Surgeon said it could take 6-8 weeks for swelling to go away.  The thing is I have pain in one area still.  Is this normal?  Does it take weeks to go away?

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  • Post Surgery Sensitivity (2 Years)

    I had a hydrocelectomy performed two years ago, shortly after I had an infection that was treated with antibiotics. The size and comfort is MUCH better than before, but I've had a sensitive spot (bottom of testicle where 'cord' attaches) that hasnt really seemed to go away or get any better;...

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  • 2 years after hydroceletomy

    Hello guys I had hydroceletomy left side two years ago and I don't know if my testicle size is too big or not? It is little bigger than size of golf ball, is it big? 

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  • Hydrocele Surgery

    Had my hydrocele surgery 6 weeks ago today on my left testicle.  The incision is healed - still lumpy a bit.  Putting Vitamin E oil on it daily.  My testicle is still swollen and feels hard and deformed - oblong - 2-3" long and 1.5-2" high.  It hurts in my pants or sitting. ...

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