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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

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Diagnosis

Urologists at Pristyn Care in Gurgaon are well trained to diagnose hydrocele with state-of-the-art medical instruments. The modern medical instruments support the diagnosis to find the root cause without missing something.

  • The doctor may perform a physical examination while touching your genitals to check the scrotum’s tenderness that appears enlarged.
  • There might be a possibility that the doctor could ask regarding your medical history and the injury if it happened at any time.
  • The doctor may ask to get a few diagnostic tests such as blood, urine, and ultrasound of the scrotum region to detect any underlying condition.
  • The most practiced technique to diagnose hydrocele is transillumination. The doctor will use a shining light across the scrotum to check if the fluid-filled in the sac is clear or not and would perform a suitable technique for treatment.

Procedure

Hydrocele condition is common in newborn boys and usually disappears within 12 months, and the same happens with male infants with hydrocele. However, one can not really prevent hydrocele condition, and it doesn’t get treated through medicines or any alternate oral treatment. Patients suffering from hydrocele may need a surgical procedure to get rid of collected fluid leading to an enlarged scrotum. There are two procedures to treat hydrocele:

  • Laser Hydrocelectomy– The surgeon will perform the procedure by making a tiny incision through laser to drain all the fluid that is accumulated in the scrotum. This surgical procedure helps the scrotum to get back to its normal shape. Laser hydrocelectomy is an advanced procedure that is done through a minimally invasive approach. This procedure is performed under the effect of anesthesia that makes the surgery painless.
  • Needle Aspiration– This technique is performed by inserting a needle in the scrotum while applying the suction to pull out the hydrocele. The doctor will try to extract as much fluid as possible from the sac. However, this procedure gives temporary relief but has higher chances of recurrence.
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Frequently Asked Questions

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What Can You Expect in Recovery Duration Post Hydrocele Surgery?

Patients who have undergone hydrocelectomy at Pristyn Care in Gurgaon are provided with guidelines to follow to make the recovery duration smoother and faster. 

  • You can resume daily activities within two days of surgery.
  • You may see redness and swelling around the incision made during the surgery. Both will fade away with the medication given by the doctor to support the recovery duration.
  • Keep the surgical site clean post-surgery to avoid any infection.
  • It is advised to avoid weight lifting, sexual intercourse, and strenuous activities for at least 2-3 weeks until its fully recovered.
  • If the surgery was extensive, you might need to wear a supporter for a week for faster recovery.

Get the Best Hydrocele Treatment in Gurgaon

Pristyn Care hospitals in Gurgaon are equipped with the best and highly developed medical instruments that make hydrocele surgery completely painless. If you or any of your acquaintances are having the symptoms or suffering from hydrocele, then contact Pristyn Care hospitals or clinics near to your home. We provide the best hydrocele treatment. 

Book an appointment now with Pristyn Care surgeons in Gurgaon.Our medical coordinators are just a call away from helping you with everything that makes you comfortable and relaxed regarding your disease.

Advanced Hydrocelectomy At Pristyn Care Hospitals in Gurgaon

Pristyn Care hospitals are well equipped with modern medical instruments that make the procedure smoother to perform. In addition, the urologists and surgeons at Pristyn Care are highly experienced in executing advanced hydrocelectomy that is done precisely by making a small incision to drain out all the fluid that is filled in the scrotum. Visit Pristyn Care hospitals for a thorough diagnosis to get hydrocele treatment on time without making the condition worse. Following are a few Pristyn Care hospitals and partnered hospitals in Gurgaon for hydrocele treatment:

  • Cloud Nine
  • W Pratiksha
  • Kirti Hospital
  • Life Aid Hospital
  • Umkal Hospital
  • Satyam Medicare Hospital
  • Aryan Hospital
  • CK Birla
  • Sarvodaya Hospital
  • Metro Hospital
  • Neelkanth Hospital

Painless solution to hydrocele in Gurgaon

Pristyn Care hospitals in Gurgaon provide painless solution to hydrocele through surgery. The doctors at Pristyn Care hospitals in Gurgaon use hydrocelectomy procedures that help patients in quick recovery. Hydrocelectromy is the surgery, where the hydrocele is drained through the treatment. Hydrocelectomy is minimally invasive and the patient experiences minimal pain. The patient is discharged within 24 hours of the surgery from Pristyn Care clinics in Gurgaon. 

Consult Well Experienced Doctors For Hydrocele Treatment

Pristyn Care has an in-house team of expert doctors who can treat hydrocele condition by improving the daily functionality of life. Our surgeons are board-certified and well qualified and help you with solution to get rid of hydrocele. A few of the doctors you can consult to remove the hydrocele:

  • Dr. Pankaj Sareen 

(MS- General Surgery, Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery, MBBS)

He has 17 years of overall experience

  • Dr. Rakesh Mittal 

(MBBS, MS-General Surgery, MRCS(UK), Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery)

He has 8 years of overall experience

  • Dr. Deepak Kumar Diwakar 

(MBBS, MS- General Surgery)

He has 8 years of overall experience

Choose Pristyn Care for Additional Benefits During the Hydrocele Treatment

Don’t delay the treatment for your hydrocele condition. Visit Pristyn Care in Gurgaon, it is providing a painless solution to your hydrocele symptoms. There are few additional benefits Pristyn Care offers while providing the best hydrocelectomy:

  • Flexible payment options like cashless payment, accepting credit cards and offering 0 cost EMI to patients undergoing hydrocele treatment
  • Absolute confidentiality throughout the hydrocele treatment
  • Free follow-up consultation post-surgery to make the recovery duration smoother
  • Complete medical insurance approval assistance
  • Free cab service on the day of the surgery
  • 30% off on diagnostic tests 

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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