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About Hydrocele

When abdominal fluid flows into the scrotum and gets collected there, the condition is called hydrocele. It does not cause pain but swelling. In babies, hydrocele can disappear on its own. In adults, hydrocele is usually the result of either some inflammation or an injury of the scrotum.

Hydroceles are of two types:

  • Noncommunicating hydrocele: It is when the sac closes like normal, but the body doesn't absorb the fluid inside it.
  • Communicating hydrocele: It is when the sac doesn't seal and has an opening into the abdomen. It causes swelling to the scrotum.

Overview

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Hydrocele in Different Languages

Hydrocele in Hindi- हाइड्रोसील

Hydrocele in Tamil- ஹைட்ரோசெல்

Hydrocele in Telugu- హైడ్రోసెల్

Hydrocele in Bengali- হাইড্রোসিল

Side Effects of Hydrocele Operation

Infection

Blood clots

Recurrence of hydrocele

Injury to the testicle or nearby structure

Swelling and bruising

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Types of Hydrocele

Primary Hydrocele

Secondary Hydrocele

Infantile hydrocele

Congenital Hydrocele

Encysted hydrocele

Funicular hydrocele

Causes

  • Infections in the testicle
  • Injury to the scrotum
  • Tumors

Symptoms

  • Scrotal Swelling and Inflammation
  • Pain in the scrotal region
  • Feeling of heaviness

Treatment

Surgically treating the penis for Hydrocele

Diagnosis

To better diagnose the condition, the expert doctor will have to perform a physical examination of the patient. If you have a hydrocele or your kid has it, you may find the scrotum is swollen. The doctor can also check for tenderness in the scrotum. If the fluid is present, the scrotum will allow light transmission. Also, an expert doctor may apply pressure to the abdomen to check for other underlying conditions. The doctor may also ask you to cough or may take a blood or urine sample to test for infections.

Procedure

The problem of hydrocele goes away on its own in infants when they are 8 – 10 months old. But, if somehow it gets bigger, the best urologist can help in the treatment of hydrocele. If a patient has communicating hydrocele, the best hydrocele doctor may suggest surgery. The Urologist can remove a hydrocele in a brief procedure called a Hydrocelectomy. The patient will be given medicine to numb the body, and then, the surgeon performs a minimally invasive treatment of hydrocele. Once the modern and advanced procedure is finished, the patient can go home the same day.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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How can Pristyn Care help you in Bhubaneshwar to get rid of hydrocele?

Pristyn Care is one of the well-known health care providers in Bhubaneswar that provides the best and safest hydrocele treatment at an affordable cost.

If you are in Bhubaneswar, you can visit Pristyn care and undergo hydrocele surgery.

Also, Pristyn Care provides the following services and facilities to help you get rid of hydrocele.

  • Free cab facility to make your transportation easy and hassle-free to and from the hospital.
  • Electronic medical record and E-prescriptions.
  • Free follow-up sessions after the surgery.
  • Free diet consultation that helps in boosting your recovery and healing process.

Seek Hydrocele Treatment in Bhubaneswar Under The Care of Expert Urologists

In Bhubaneswar, Pristyn Care houses the most experienced urologists who can provide relief for hydroceles. Our doctors are well trained in using advanced diagnostic & medical devices and surgical techniques to evaluate and treat hydroceles.

All our doctors strive to provide the best and safest medical services to all our patients regardless of the situation and severity of the medical condition. Also, our urologists in Bhubneswar follow world-class healthcare guidelines to provide the utmost care to all patients.

To get diagnosed and treated by an expert urologist in Bhubaneswar, you can call the phone number or fill in the book appointment form that is on this page.

Safest Hospital in Bhubaneswar to Undergo Hydrocele Repair Surgery

People with any medical condition fear undergoing a surgical procedure due to its risks and complications. And this fear is increased even more during these challenging situations.

So, keeping in mind all these things, we at Pristyn Care offer the best and safest surgical procedure to cure your hydrocele. To provide you with the utmost care and maximum safety while you are in the hospital, we have strictened our precautionary measures.

Also, we follow all the safety measures recommended by the WHO [World Health Organization] to avoid the contamination of COVID-19. So, if you wish to put an end to your sufferings caused by hydrocele and planning to undergo the safest and risk-free surgical procedure at an affordable price, you can visit Pristyn Care.

How to book an appointment with Pristyn Care urologists in Bhubaneswar?

In Bhubaneswar, Pristyn Care houses top urologists, and if you wish to have a consultation with any of them, you need to book an appointment.

  • Booking an appointment with our doctors is simple, where you need to call the phone number or fill in the form that is mentioned on this page.
  • Once you do any of these, one of our medical coordinators will call you back to get some basic information like your age, sex [gender], name, and disease from which you are suffering.
  • After understanding your medical condition, the medical coordinator will book an appointment with the nearest urologist at your location.

You can also avail online consultation or tele-consultation with the best urologists by visiting our official website or Pristyn Care mobile application.

Different Types of Hydrocele 

Hydrocele is divided into the following types:

  • Primary Hydrocele- In this type, the swelling is soft and nontender. It can grow very large in size as they are often asymptomatic. However, if left unattended, it may cause atrophy of the testis due to compression or obstruction of the blood supply.
  • Secondary Hydrocele- The hydrocele that occurs due to a testicular disease is called secondary hydrocele. The cause can be cancer, hernia, orchitis, or any other kind of trauma. Secondary hydrocele is most commonly associated with acute or chronic epididymo-orchitis. It often goes away when the primary lesion is treated.
  • Infantile hydrocele- This type of hydrocele has the tunica and processus vaginalis distended to the inguinal ring, but there is no direct connection of the hydrocele with the peritoneal cavity. It can occur in infants as well as adults.
  • Congenital Hydrocele- It is a type of hydrocele that connects with the general peritoneal cavity. Though the communication is very small, there is still a possibility that the fluid may drain into the peritoneal cavity.
  • Encysted hydrocele- In this type of hydrocele, there is a smooth oval swelling very close to the spermatic cord. Due to the swelling, many patients mistake it for inguinal hernia. It is also called spermatic cord hydrocele and has no communication with the peritoneal cavity.
  • Funicular hydrocele- In funicular hydrocele, the sac has a direct communication with the peritoneum connecting it with the internal inguinal ring. However, no connection exists between the sac and tunica vaginalis. It can grow very large in size due to straining.

During initial diagnosis, the doctor will identify which type of hydrocele you have and narrow down the complications associated with the procedure. Then the doctor will start the treatment right away. 

What complications can arise if hydrocele is left untreated? 

Severe cases of hydrocele can cause serious complications. Some of the potential complications are listed below:

  • If the size of the hydrocele continues growing, it can lead to obstruction in the blood flow. And when the blood flow is not proper in the testicles, it will further give rise to testicular atrophy causing degeneration of the testicular cells.
  • Another complication that can arise if hydrocele is rupture. Due to the large volume of fluid accumulation in the scrotum, the hydrocele may rupture due to minimal spontaneous trauma.
  • The hydrocele may transform into a haematocele if there is bleeding in the sac. And if the haematocele is not drained, a clotted haematocele will form as a result.
  • Calcification of the sac is also a potential complication of leaving hydrocele untreated.
  • The hydrocele may become infected during aspiration which will increase the swelling and inflammation.
  • Infected hydroceles can also cause pyocele, accumulation of pus in the scrotum.

Normally, these complications can be identified during diagnosis before the treatment method is selected. All these complications are observed for at least 24-48 hours before proceeding with the treatment. 

Foods to Avoid with Hydrocele 

Many people don’t know this, but the foods you eat on a regular basis can either improve the hydrocele symptoms or make them worse. Therefore, you should avoid the following foods to manage hydrocele symptoms:

  • Processed Items- These foods contain excess salt and sugar and have fiber content.
  • Preserved Foods- These foods are not good to eat because they have artificial preservatives and other chemicals.
  • Junk Foods- It includes food items like pizza, burger, fries, etc. that are low in nutritional value. They can cause indigestion and hinder the bowel movements as well.
  • Spicy and Heavy Foods- Minimize the spice intake as well if you have hydrocele. Excessive spices can upset the stomach and cause a lot of discomfort during bowel movements.
  • Pickles and Caffeine- These food products are also not good for the body and should be strictly avoided.

All these food items have a direct impact on the digestion process and the individual has a hard time passing stools. This will put strain on the groin region and worsen the hydrocele symptoms. 

Post Hydrocelectomy Care Plan

After you’ve had hydrocelectomy, the doctor will give you a detailed recovery plan to ensure that the wound heals quickly and you will be able to perform all activities without any difficulty.

The most common tips that are included in the post-surgery care plan are given below:

  • Take complete bed rest immediately after the surgery for at least 1 day.
  • Allow your body to heal at its own pace. Do not push yourself to perform an activity even if it hurts.
  • Start taking small walks once you feel like you can.
  • Make sure that you don’t indulge into strenuous exercises that can strain or put pressure on the stitches.
  • Refrain yourself from lifting heavy weights for at least 2-4 weeks until you recover completely.
  • Post-surgery, you can eat your normal diet but make sure to stay away from oily, greasy, spicy, and processed food items as they can cause constipation and also slow down the healing process.
  • Incorporate fiber-rich foods in your diet and drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.
  • Pay special attention to the hygiene of the scrotal region and keep it clean and dry. Wash the wound with warm water and mild soap, then pat it dry.
  • In the first 2 days, the doctor will ask you to avoid bathing. So, do not take a shower until the doctor gives you permission.
  • Do not take baths in hot tubs and avoid swimming as well until the wound heals completely.
  • Wear scrotal support or jockstrap for at least 1-2 weeks after hydrocele surgery. It will minimize the pressure in the scrotal region and allow you to perform regular activities without pain or discomfort.
  • Avoid wearing tight clothes around the waist and groin area as they can irritate the scrotal region.
  • Refrain from sexual activities as well until the doctor says it’s fine.

When you follow the doctor’s instructions properly, it becomes a lot easier to resume the daily activities and get back to the regular life after hydrocelectomy.

Prevention of Hydrocele 

There is no assured way to prevent hydrocele in a baby. However, in adults, hydrocele usually occurs due to some infection, inflammation, or injury that can be avoided. Here are some preventative tips that will help:

  • Proper prenatal care
  • Try to avoid being injured, follow the safety & protection rules like wearing athletic cups or support while playing sports.
  • Practice safe sex to reduce the chances of contracting sexually transmitted infections (STIs).
  • Avoid pressure activities like horse riding that can put pressure on the scrotum.
  • Treat cough properly as recurrent and chronic cough creates intra abdominal pressure and puts strain on the scrotum.
  • Address constipation as soon as possible.
  • Appropriate care should be taken to prevent hernia and if you already have it, get proper treatment to reduce the chances of hydrocele development.

In rare cases, hydrocele may also develop due to hereditary issues, such as a side effect of Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome. Therefore, it is also important that you keep a watch on your health and take the necessary measures to prevent hydrocele. 

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