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Suggest treatment for bilateral varicocele - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 27-Nov-2014
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User:hi
Doctor:
Please proceed with your query
User:I was feeling pain in the left testicle on an irregular basis
Doctor:OK
User:on getting a doppler study of scrotum scan done
Doctor:Ok
User:it was found that i have bilateral varicocele
Doctor:OK
User:not sure for what treatment i should go for
User:can u help me with it
Doctor:sure
User:what would be the best treatment
User:and does this mean that i am infertile
Doctor:No, it doesn't mean that you are infertile but yes due to varicocoele there would be difficulty in reproduction
User:so what is the way forward for me?
Doctor:The treatment available are surgical ligation of the veins
Doctor:or varicocele embolisation
User:does this guarantee that this condition would not occur again
Doctor:You can go for varicocele embolisation which is considered as effective as surgery
Doctor:No procedure will guarentee recurrence
Doctor:It depends on your lifestyle.
Doctor:So at present embolisation is considered to be the best procedure and followed by many surgeons. but also depends on the surgeons too.
User:so what is it that i need to take care
User:what are the modifications that i need to do in my lifestyle
Doctor:It would be weight lifting, using loose clothes, proper support is required, avoid any urinary tract infections.
User:ok
User:and does this affect my married life in anyway?
Doctor:No, it doesn't affect your married life but yes can affect your fertility but once treated it should be back to normal.
User:ok
User:thanks doc
User:can u help me with some good urologists
User:i am based out of XXXXXXX
Doctor:Sure. May I know your location?
User:i am from XXXXXXX
Doctor:In bangalore?
User:location is koramangala
User:yes
Doctor:You can see Dr XXXXXXX premnath in XXXXXXX hospital in jayanagar 3rd block.
User:ok
Doctor:Do you have any more queries for me?
User:that should doc
User:one more thing
Doctor:Yes
User:will homeoepathic treatment
User:be a good alternative
User:have heard about it
User:just wanted to check
Doctor:It is difficult for me to comment on homeopathy as I practise allopathy.
User:ok
User:thanks
Doctor:But if you trust it and they have evidence that they have treated similar conditions then you can go for it
Doctor:Thanks for visiting me here. Bye for now.
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