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Having varicocele in left testis. Is it necessary to go for surgery? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 28-Sep-2013
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Doctor:I am
Doctor:Please go ahead with your query.
User:i am XXXXXXX i want to ask query about vericocele
User:last week i check the same doctor says vericocele in left testies
User:and suggest for surgery but i am still confused
User:please guide about the same
Doctor:Ok if there is varicocole confirmed on examination
Doctor:then surgery is the only definite therapy
User:but is it give 100% relief
Doctor:If you can let me know why are you confused I can probably
User:confused about to go for surgery or not?
User:i am still 28
User:yet not married
Doctor:You can still go for it
Doctor:There are no problems associated with the surgery
User:doctor suggest two options
Doctor:I think you are confused if you read about the surgery and complications
User:open and laproscopic
Doctor:on the internet
Doctor:Both give equal results
User:i see the opration clips on youtube
Doctor:One is costly than other and one is comfortable than the other
Doctor:and you can guess which is costly and comfortable
User:but is there any chances of vericocele in future after opration
User:is there any other option than surgery?
Doctor:I am not sure or aware of
Doctor:Did you doctor say any alternative?
User:yet not
User:but i see on internet
Doctor:yeah but the indications for embolization are different
Doctor:Depends on the grade of varicocoele
Doctor:I do not think you are the right candidate as described in the text book
Doctor:But then you see the treatment is an art, let the surgeon decide on the procedure he is skilled with
Doctor:If he does not discuss this he may not be considering this therapy as customized as surgery
Doctor:So you may take another opinion from diff surgeon and end the confusion
Doctor:One thing for sure that this cannot be left alone
Doctor:It has to be treated, whether surgery or emobolization
Doctor:is it not?
User:yahh i hav problem regarding left only
Doctor:If yes take another opinion from surgeon about surgery or embolization only
Doctor:Hope this is clear
User:doctor says that he cut the vains obstacle in sperm vain
User:operation is also so costly
Doctor:Ok which hospital are seeing ?
User:only 1 day admit in hospital
User:fortis hiranandani vashi (mumbai)
Doctor:Ok you can negotiate the price by opting for smaller hospitals
User:thank you doctor
User:thanks for guidance
Doctor:Thank you for visiting me here
Doctor:Hope this is useful for you
Doctor:Bye for now
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