What is hydrocele phimosis?

A hydrocele (HI-droe-seel) is a type of swelling in the scrotum that occurs when fluid collects in the thin sheath surrounding a testicle. Hydrocele is common in newborns and usually disappears without treatment by age 1.

What is the normal size of hydrocele?

Hydrocele. Hydrocele is an abnormal collection of fluid between the visceral and parietal layers of the tunica vaginalis and/or along the spermatic cord. In the normal scrotum, 1–2 mL of serous fluid may be observed in the potential tunica vaginalis cavity and should not be mistaken for hydrocele.

What are the types of hydrocele?

What are the types of hydrocele? There are two: communicating hydrocele and non-communicating hydrocele.

Is phimosis a problem?

A tight foreskin is not usually a problem, unless there are symptoms such as: swelling and tenderness. pain when peeing or a weak flow of pee. blood in urine.

Is hydrocele surgery painful?

This surgery was done to remove the fluid and to stop the buildup of fluid in the scrotum. After your surgery, you may feel more tired than usual and have some mild groin pain for several days. Your groin and scrotum may be swollen or bruised. This usually gets better in 2 to 3 weeks.

What is best treatment for hydrocele in adults?

A hydrocele that doesn’t disappear on its own might need to be surgically removed, typically as an outpatient procedure. The surgery to remove a hydrocele (hydrocelectomy) can be done under general or regional anesthesia. An incision is made in the scrotum or lower abdomen to remove the hydrocele.

What size is a large hydrocele?

Giant hydrocele has been defined as a hydrocele having more than 1,000ml of contents1. Clinically, this is difficult to diagnose except by way of investigation such as ultrasound scan or surgery.

Is phimosis surgery painful?

The most common clinical indication for circumcision was phimosis (75% of patients). Postoperative pain was scored as mild to moderate, including a mean of 2.4 on days 1 to 3, 2.1 on day 7 and 0.5 on day 21. Patients younger than 35 years (p = 0.025) and patients with wound infection (p = 0.036) had higher pain scores.

Is phimosis normal in adults?

In 90% of cases, natural separation allows the foreskin to retract by age 3 years. However, phimosis persisting into late adolescence or early adulthood need not be considered abnormal. The entity of pathologic, or true, phimosis is far less common and can affect children or adults.

How successful is hydrocele surgery?

Patient satisfaction was 75% for aspiration and sclerotherapy and 88% for hydrocelectomy. The overall success rate for aspiration and sclerotherapy was 76% compared with 84% for hydrocelectomy. The complication rate was only 8% in the aspiration and sclerotherapy group, but 40% in the hydrocelectomy group.