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    A hydrocele is a swelling of the testicles. It occurs when there is an accumulation of fluid inside the body. The condition is more common in infants, but men in any age group can get it. This may sound or appear serious, even painful, but it is a harmless condition. In most cases it goes away on its own, one should still see a doctor.

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        Hydrocele - Condition

        A hydrocele occurs when fluid enters the scrotum and causes it to expand. It is not a serious health problem. However, it can be inconvenient. Male infants are more likely to have hydroceles than adults. The condition can be treated.

        Types of Hydroceles

        • Communicating Hydrocele - A communicating hydrocele is one that makes contact (communication) with the fluids in the abdominal cavity. The failure of the vaginal process causes a communicative hydrocele (the thin membrane that extends through the inguinal canal and extends into the scrotum). If this membrane remains open, both hernia and hydrocele can form.
        • Non-communicating Hydrocele - The inguinal canal has closed in this case, however there is still excess fluid in the scrotum around the testicle. This disease could be present from birth or appear years later for no apparent reason. The size of a non-communicating hydrocele normally stays the same or grows extremely slowly.

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        Taca Healthcare offers Treatment of Hydroceles at very affordable rate. We also provide insurance paperwork support. TaCa Healthcare is working on a Mission to make Hydroceles treatment affordable in India.

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        Depending upon your insurance provider Hydroceles treatment is covered up to 100%. TaCa Healthcare ensures Hassle free treatment experience that too at very low cost.

        30 minutes

        Hydroceles procedure takes a maximum of 30 minutes to complete. Hydroceles treatment is a daycare procedure wherein patient can get discharged and go home early.

        Hydrocele - Symptoms

        It doesn't hurt if you have a hydrocele. One or both of the baby's testicles will appear enlarged as the only symptom. Even if they aren't in discomfort, you should take them to the doctor to rule out any health issues that could be causing the swelling, such as an infection, tumor, or hernia. A noncommunicating hydrocele's swelling does not change size. If you gently compress a communicative hydrocele during the day, the fluid will migrate out of the scrotum and into their belly.

        Hydrocele - Surgical Procedures

        Anesthesia is used to do surgery to remove a hydrocele. You'll be able to go home within a few hours of surgery in most circumstances. The hydrocele is surgically removed through a tiny cut in the scrotum or abdomen (depending on the location of the hydrocele). A big dressing will most likely be applied to the site of your incision by your surgeon. A drainage tube may be required for a few days, depending on the placement and size.

        Recovery & Post Operation Take Care

        Unless their operation was significant, most patients can resume normal activities within 2 days. Parents should keep the area dry and clean for their babies. Adult men need at least two weeks of rest before they can return to sexual activity or work that require lifting weights.

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          All You Want To Know About Hydrocele

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          A variety of tests and observations can be performed to determine whether a child or an adult has a hydrocele, including:

          • Physical examination - This may include putting pressure on the bulge in the groin area or asking the patient to cough, as well as shining a light into the scrotum to emphasize any fluid collection.
          • An ultrasound is a type of imaging test.

          Fill half a tub with warm water and add 2-3 cups Epsom salt. Sit in the tub for 15-20 minutes with your legs apart. The warm water promotes the circulation of blood and body fluids. Epsom salt helps the fluid accumulated in hydrocele drain.

          If you or your child has scrotal swelling, see your doctor. It's critical to rule out any other potential causes of edema that might necessitate therapy. A hydrocele, for example, could be caused by a weak spot in the abdominal wall, allowing a loop of intestine to extend into the scrotum (inguinal hernia). The hydrocele of a baby usually goes away on its own. However, if your child's hydrocele doesn't go away after a year or enlarges, have your child's doctor inspect it again.

          If you or your kid gets sudden, severe scrotal discomfort or swelling, seek medical attention right once, especially if it occurs within a few hours after a scrotal injury. A number of disorders can cause these signs and symptoms, including obstructed blood flow in a twisted testicle (testicular torsion). To save the testicle, testicular torsion must be treated within hours after the onset of symptoms.

          A hydrocele is usually not hazardous and has no effect on fertility. However, a hydrocele may be linked to an underlying testicular problem that might result in major complications, such as:

          • Either an infection or a tumor. Both of these factors may have an impact on sperm production and function.
          • Inguinal hernia. The intestinal loop caught in the abdominal wall can cause serious difficulties.

          To remove the hydrocele, an incision is made in the scrotum or lower abdomen. If a hydrocele is discovered during surgery to treat an inguinal hernia, the surgeon may remove it even if it isn't bothering you. For a few days after hydrocelectomy, you may need a tube to drain fluid and a bulky bandage.

          For aspiration and sclerotherapy, patient satisfaction was 75%, and for hydrocelectomy, it was 88%. Aspiration and sclerotherapy had a 76 percent overall success rate, while hydrocelectomy had an 84 percent success rate. The aspiration and sclerotherapy group had an 8% complication rate, while the hydrocelectomy group had a 40% complication rate.

          Hydroceles are, for the most part, painless. The most common symptom is a swollen scrotum. Depending on the severity of the edema, however, pain or discomfort may emerge. Adults may experience a feeling of heaviness in the scrotum.

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