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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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  • Hydrocelectomy after surgery

    Hello, I had surgery 3 weeks ago on my right testicle for an Hydrocele. the wound is healing perfectly, but my testicle is still quite swollen, is this normal? on the other side, my doctor allowed me to resume classes just now and when I get back home I feel a slight pain (more like a discomfort) in...

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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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  • 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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  • spermatoceletomy

    I am recovering from a spermatocelectomy for about two weeks and looking for others who have had the same procedure who can share their experiences. I am still in pain after two weeks. Both testicles are larger than they were before the surgery and the skin looks and feels as if it belongs on the back...

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  • Hydrocele

    I don’t even know if this will get answered. But I had hydrocele surgery a few months ago. It came back 2-3 weeks later. It’s extremely big and solid. I’m also in pain in my groin post op but there was no pain pre op. I can feel like a ligament or something stretched out and pulled. I had an ultrasound...

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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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  • Positive outcome so far

    I had my hydrocelectomy yesterday morning and so far I have had no swelling.   I read a lot of patient comments prior to my surgery and realize this is highly unusual. I attribute this “miracle” to a borrowed Ossur Cold Wave. A friend who recently had a knee replacement was no longer using the one...

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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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  • 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 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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