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Pain in testes. USG shows epididymal cyst. Prescribed Hetrazan. Want opinion - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 12-Jun-2013
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Doctor:Good Evening
Doctor:I am Dr. XXXXXXX
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:This query is regarding my husband who is a dependant for me
User:would you mind if he chats with you directly?
Doctor:He can chat with me.
User:Hello Doctor XXXXXXX
Doctor:Please proceed.
User:I am 29 years old. I have been having a dull throbbing pain in my left testes for the last 3 weeks.
User:Went to a urologist and he prescribed a USG of scrotum and some blood tests
User:USG reports came out with a small epididymal cyst in my left testes
User:off late.. i am also experiencing pain in my right testes too..
User:but i dnt feel any lump in that one
User:Doctor prescribed Hetrazan 100 to me for 3 weeks
User:and SOS surgery
User:i wanted to know your opinion on this
Doctor:You can repeat the USG after 3 weeks of medication.
User:do you think there is any risk of infection spreading between them as I am having pain in both now
Doctor:If infection is there, other problems should also start.
Doctor:Like, pain after sexual intercourse, fever, vomiting etc.
User:ok.. i am not able to indulge in any sexual activity because of the pain
User:but no fever or vomiting
Doctor:Do you have any other problems.
User:no.. just constant pain
User:i did some research on internet.. but read that often these are harmless.. but I am having constant pain in this.. wht do you suspect?
Doctor:Cysts are usually harmless.
Doctor:but as such, it is occupying the normally available space.
Doctor:So it causes, pressure on nearby nerves and blood vessels.
Doctor:his is what causes pain.
User:can this effect fertility?
User:i do not have kids
Doctor:If it does not cause any pain, then you need not do anything about it.
Doctor:Cysts normally does not affect the fertility.
Doctor:My class mate had a cancer on his left testis and had to be removed.
Doctor:But still, he is blessed with 2 kids now.
Doctor:So, in case of a cyst, infertility is of much lesser chance.
User:but for this continuous pain.. i am unable to get involved in any sexual activity itself.. can i keep on taking painkiller or is there any other solution?
Doctor:No, you should not take pain killers continuously.
Doctor:The pain should be relieved within few days, as you are on medication now.
User:I saw that Hetrazan 100 is for worm infections.. would it help me?
Doctor:So after 3 weeks, if you still have pain, I would advise you to go for a USG again, and then get a surgical removal of the cyst done.
User:earlier he had prescribed clymoval forte for 5 days
User:the pain was not there while i was on this medicine.. but it came back when I stopped having it
Doctor:Yes, Hetrazan is used in persisting epididymal cysts.
Doctor:Because, it was suppressing the pain.
User:but if pain persists.. is there any other solution other than surgery?
Doctor:I don't think you should be worried at present.
User:as because my family is not complete yet.. so getting bit worried
Doctor:As I said, pain killers would do more harm than surgery.
User:surgery would have any effect on fertility?
Doctor:Surgical intervention would be planned by your surgeon accordingly.
Doctor:During surgery, nothing else, is interfered with.
Doctor:Only the cyst is removed.
User:but if it is in the epididymal tube?
Doctor:In normal conditions it should not case any infertility.
User:what are the odds?
Doctor:It is like you get into an accident on the road while traveling.
User:got it
Doctor:So, be positive. i will get the USG done after 3 weeks..
Doctor:You should be doing fine.
User:thank you for your help Doctor]
Doctor:You are welcome.
Doctor:Hope it helped.
User:yes of course
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
User:have a good day.. thanks again
Doctor:have a Nice Weekend!!
User:you too.. :)
Doctor:Bye for now.
User:bye ..
User:one question
Doctor:Ok, please proceed.
User:after 3 weeks... would it be possible to chat with you only again once i get the USG done
Doctor:There will be other doctors too online. So, you may get me, or any of them. But, if you want to talk specifically to me, you can ask on chat or request the customercare services
Doctor:that you need to talk to me.
Doctor:Hope that would be fine.
User:thanks doctor
User:bye again... :)
Doctor:Bye :)
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