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Injury in testicles, pain, ultrasound identifies mild varicocele. What should i do? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 26-Mar-2013
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User:hi dr.
User:recently i had injury in testicles
User:i was having pain in my testicles most times
Doctor:yes, we had chatted about it last time
User:i consulted a dr. over here
User:they asked me to take a scan.
Doctor:You mean a ultrasound ?
User:in scan they identified a mild vericocele
User:yes same
Doctor:do u know the size of the varicocele ?
User:u want the size from report?
User:RT 4.0 X2.0
Doctor:You mean in Millimetres ?
Doctor:is this the size of the testicle ?
User:they told its mild
Doctor:Do u still have the pain ?
User:yes some times
User:ok one Quick Question here
User:does it cause any problem
Doctor:have your doctors given you any medications for your pain ?
Doctor:No, a mild varicocele, is usually harmless
User:yes but dont have the tablet now
User:tablet name
Doctor:so the pain is not a issue now, i guess
Doctor:then it is fine
Doctor:do u feel that you have a bag of worms like appearance , in the testicles ?
User:some times my testicle become small some times its normal some times its extened
User:is tht noraml?
Doctor:the change is common, due to accumulation of sputum
Doctor:sorry, semen
Doctor:and also this happens with changes in temperature
Doctor:unless, you feel that the scrotal bag is enlarged and feels like writhing worms , in a bag, then it is not a issue
User:whether it needs frequent check up?
User:its curable?
Doctor:if it a very small, then there is no need to treat it
Doctor:and it will not be a issue
User:ok fine dr.
User:any precasion is to be done?
Doctor:do not wear tight fitting underwear or garments
Doctor:and always be careful, when u riding a bike, so that the testicles are not affected
User:hmmm fine dr.
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