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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   i am aged about 36 yrs. after 6 years of marriage there is no issue because of my varicocele problem
my count is only 13 million /p.m and motily is only 12% and only 10% of the sperm is alive
pl. help me to solve the varicocele problem
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hallo doctor
Doctor :   Do you have any other medical illness such as diabetes, hypertension or kidney disease?
User :   there is no illness from my childhood age and iam a non smoker and non drinker
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Are you married?
User :   yes doctor i am married (my marriage date is 01.11.2004)
Doctor :   Do you have children?
User :   there is no issue after six years of my marriage because of my varicocele problem
Doctor :   Do you mean you have children?
User :   i have no children
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Let me brief you.
Doctor :   Varicocele can be one among the causes for infertility.
Doctor :   and treatment is necessary only if there are medical concerns due to it.
Doctor :   Before attempting the treatment, you will need complete evaluation to see if there are any other cause for infertility.
Doctor :   If no other causes are found, then treatment in the form of surgical and non surgical means are available.
Doctor :   A vascular or an urosurgeon will be able to perform the treatment for you.
Doctor :   Have you followed what I have suggested?
User :   yes doctor
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   yes doctor,
Doctor :   Please proceed with your query.
User :   i have consult urologist after one year of my marriage he said surdery is only remidy for varicocele . i am afraid of surgery and
Doctor :   Surgical correction is one method of treatment,
Doctor :   the other form of treatment minimally invasive procedure, where blood vessels(veins) are embolised(clogged) using an injectable material.
Doctor :   This procedure will be a little expensive when compared to the surgical option.
Doctor :   A radiologist or a vascular surgeon as well as an urosurgeon will be able to perform this procedure.
Doctor :   Have you followed what I have suggested?
User :   yes doctor and one more doubt is any side effect to do the above procedure and what is sucess rate
Doctor :   The success rates is good to almost excellent.
Doctor :   Sideeffects such as bleeding, infection, chances of hydrocele, scrotal injuries can occur, during surgical treatment.
Doctor :   These side effects can be avoided
Doctor :   by the other non surgical method of treatment that I mentioned.
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