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Information about Varicocele

We Have to Know about the Varicocele

  • A varicocele is an enlargement of the veins within the scrotum
  • Most varicoceles develop over time
  • May affect male sex cell formation

Could be dangerous, if the answer is YES for any one of the following questions     

Causes of Varicocele

  • Experts believe abnormal valves within the veins prevent normal blood flow. The resulting backup causes the veins to widen (dilate).

Do’s and Don’ts of Varicocele   

Signs & Symptoms of Varicocele

  • Rarely, it may cause pain that may worsen over the course of a day because of physical exertion and typically is relieved by lying on your back

Medical advice for Varicocele

  • If you experience pain or swelling in your scrotum, contact your doctor

Risk factors of Varicocele

  • You’re at greater risk for varicoceles between the ages of 15 and 25.

Treatment for Varicocele

  • Open surgery
  • Laparoscopic surgery
  • Percutaneous embolization

Self-care for Varicocele

  • Wear an athletic supporter to relieve pressure

Investigations for Varicocele 

Medical advice for Varicocele