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Do I need to treat my pain varicocele ?

i have large varicocele in my left testis..but i dont feel any paint as what others says...and about infertility , i was able to impregnate my ex-girlfriend four times..does it mean i still need to have my varicocele treated? cause last month me and my girlfriend tried to conceive but we failed..
Asked On : Wed, 24 Aug 2011
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Varicocele is enlargement of the veins covering the testis. It increases temperature over testis. If there is more temperature near testis, it will get damaged. Infertility may not be common in one side varicocele but if there is testis damage, then it will have to be removed otherwise high chance of it becoming cancer and also less male hormone in your body. So do not hesitate, get a checkup and get treatment which is only surgery, no medicine will help. The testis can be saved if significant damage is not done.
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