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Bilateral varicocele, taken varicocele ligation - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi, may I answer y
Doctor :   Hi
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User :   hallo dr.
Doctor :   Hi There, how can i help you ?
User :   Dear Sir, Last sunday (13.02.2011) i have taken varicocele ligation for Bi lateral varicocele
Doctor :   ok
User :   for what medicine should i take
Doctor :   Do you have any current problems after the procedure ?
User :   there is no major problem, but a small pain in my buttox while i am walking
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   In that case, you can take Ibuprofen 400 mg thrice daily
Doctor :   you can take this for 2 days
Doctor :   and later, if only the pain persists ?
User :   ok sir, before surgery i have nil sperm count , and what is the success rate in my case
Doctor :   you may get upto 50 -60 % of your sperm count over 3-4 months
Doctor :   and after 1 year, you may probably have a normal sperm count
User :   ok, is there any special diet and medication for improving my semen count
Doctor :   no nothing much is needed
Doctor :   have your testosterone levels normal ?
User :   yes
Doctor :   have you cecked them before ?
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok, they were normal
Doctor :   In that case, no need to become anxious
Doctor :   you be become normal in a few months
User :   when i return to normal activities (including sexual, riding bike and weight lifting)
Doctor :   sex can be started after 1 week
Doctor :   bike riding and weight lifting after 2 weeks
User :   i have confused by local doctor (andrologist) statement. He said the bi-lateral varicocele ligarion is only made for test tupe baby(IVF & ICSI) purpose pl. clarify
Doctor :   probably your doctor, considers that you may need invitro fertilisation techniques for conception
Doctor :   and you may not be able to concieve and have kids normally
User :   ok, when i take semen test after surgery?
Doctor :   please repeat the semen analysis after 3 months post surgery
User :   ok, what indication should i consider in my semen test
Doctor :   you can say its just for normal check up
Doctor :   or you can say, that it is for infertility
User :   ok doctor thank you
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