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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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

    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • What to about post hydrocelectomy seroma?

    I had a hydrocele repair surgery nine days ago, no drain was used. 24 hours after surgery there was no swelling and no fluid. Roughly 48 hours after surgery the area surrounding testicle ballooned up with seroma, according to my doctor. I have a follow-up appointment in a month, says if it hasn't...

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  • Having Hydrocelectomy

    I am having the surgery in the fall for a small grapefruit sized on the left side. I am a nurse so I do a lot of lifting and moving patients. What kind of weight restrictions did anyone have after surgery? Thanks 

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  • Irritated Scar from old Hydrocele Surgery affecting sex drive?

    Back in September 2015, this problem started after I had rocked back and forth vigorously in a chair out of habit. A few days after the week that this happened, my abdomen felt soar. By November of 2015 however, my sex drive almost completely dropped by 90%, I had trouble getting and maintaining erections,...

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  • Cool way to see if you have a hydrocele

    When I first found out I had an ultra sounds and was told I had a hydrocele, then a few days before surgery they held a flash light to my testicle and the light from the flash light caused it to glow red but on the side I had no hydrocele on the light would not pass

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  • 10 dats after

    I was told to apply neosporin and to put more wraps on the stitches but it sticks and causes pain to redress, and also when do I start back wearing tight underwear other than the jock strap they gave me ?

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  • Blood from stiches

    I've started to be able to walk pretty good but have noticed some times there are small drops of blood coming from the stiches it's not alot and I keep the area clean, is this something to worry about has anyone had this problem

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  • post-op spermatic cord swelling

    I had bilateral hydrocelectomy 7 days ago. I took keflex for 5 days post-op. No major swelling of scrotum or testis to speak of, just some inflammation of the remains of the excised hydrocele. A few days post-op, but while still taking the antibiotic, I noted some pain along the right spermatic cord,...

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  • Hydrocele

    I had hyrocele surgery in may 2013 but i felt little pain around testicele spacialy after masturbation. This problem was from starting after surgery.. What to do?

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