Varicocele

What is Varicocele?

A varicocele is an abnormal enlargement of the pampiniform venous plexus in the scrotum. This plexus of veins drains the testicles. The testicular blood vessels originate in the abdomen and course down through the inguinal canal as part of the spermatic cord on their way to the testis. Upward flow of blood in the veins is ensured by small one-way valves that prevent backflow. Defective valves, or compression of the vein by a nearby structure, can cause dilatation of the testicular veins near the testis, leading to the formation of a varicocele. Varicocele is known as one of the main causes for male infertility and can be treated by a surgery or non-surgical treatments.

Questions and answers on "Varicocele"

Sir, I have feeling from grade I left varicocele . I have consult the doctor and taken the medicine of Lyco Q for 6 months. I have given the semen analysis test and my count was 77 milliion/cc at before two months. Doctor advised to stop the medicine. Now I have given of test of semen analysis the count was 58 million/cc. So please advise the count wil be decreaed by stopping the medicine or not

doctor1 MD

Hello

Thanks for your query.Based on the facts that you have posted it appears that you have grade one Varicocele.

You have been taking drugs as apart of treatment for varicocele .

To be true there is no medicine for treatment of varicocele.

The reduction in the sperm count after stopping the...

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volume:1.5ml reaction: alkaline viscosity:viscous liquefaction time: 60 min pus cells:5-6/hpf epithelial cells : nil/hpf R B Cs:1-3/hpf spermatogenic cells :2-3/hpf motility progressive :40% non progressive :10% non motile:50% morphology normal :50% abnormal :50% total sperm count :12mill/cc note : i have made sex befor the test 3 times.. and i have Scrotal varices ( varicocele ) . does i get babys or no ? if no is there a solution? age: 23 problims:Scrotal varices (varicocele)

doctor1 MD

Hi,
surgery is not he solution for varicocele, the report you have mentioned is ok, doing sex before test 3 times may affect your report a bit depending upon how many days back you have perform sex, if it is more than 4 days than no effect will be there.

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volume:1.5ml reaction: alkaline viscosity:viscous liquefaction time: 60 min pus cells:5-6/hpf epithelial cells : nil/hpf R B Cs:1-3/hpf spermatogenic cells :2-3/hpf motility progressive :40% non progressive :10% non motile:50% morphology normal :50% abnormal :50% total sperm count :12mill/cc note : i have made sex befor the test 3 times.. and i have Scrotal varices ( varicocele ) . does i get babys or no ? if no is there a solution?

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YOUR PROBLEM OF VARICOSE BODIES ARE EASILY TREATED WITH SURGERY.
YOUR PROBLEM SEEMS TO BE OF SPERM MOTILITY DYSFUNCTION,ALTHOUGH IT IS NOT VERY SEVERE AND IT SHOULD NOT CAUSE AND FERTILITY PROBLEMS,IF VARICOSE ENLARGEMENT ARE REMOVED CHANCES OF NORMAL SPERMATOGENESIS OR PRODUCTION OF ADEQUATE...

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Hi, i m 22 years old now, since i m 19 yrs old, i was diagnosed with varicocele in my right testicle, the pain is about 4 out of 10. (10 is the most painful). but i the pain is tolerable . and when i woke up in the morning the pain goes away, but it will be back after when i walked or stand too long. My doctor told me that i can take varicocele surgery after marriage, since he said varicocele surgery is more effective after marriage, so my question is now, is my doctor is right or not? thanks :)

doctor1 MD

Hi
Welcome to HCM.
I may also be wrong, as there is no consensus. I approach this way.
If there is significant pain with the testis on the painful side smaller than the other one, it is better to operate.
Or if the pain is tolerable and if child birth is delayed after marriage AND associated with...

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hi doctor i am 29 years mail, i am having varicocele which feels like a bag of worms, it get big when i am standing or sitting or after i do some physical activity. its size reduces & some time become less noticeable when i am in sleeping position or at the time of erection. there is no pain. please advice some measures to prevent cure it . Thanks

doctor1 MD

hi.welcome to healthcare magic.i understand your problem.
varicocele means enlarged testicular veins.it may affect your fertility.you have to consult a surgeon.he will advise you to do doppler ultrasound of the scrotum.he may advise you to undergo a operation called varicocelectomy.
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i am having low sperm count[15 ml] due to varicocele what can i go for i want natural pregnancy

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Hello i am 26 years old, I have been diagnosed with vericocele grade 2 my doctor says no need for surgery and has given me pain killers for the pain the I experience as a result of the vericocele, ny urologist has checked me twice but suggested me no surgery, after reading about vericocele online by myself has left me with concerns that does vericocele leaves to infertility? And why would the urologist not recomend me the surgery? Any possible.explanations? Is it because( God forbid) the damage has been done and surgery wont make a difference except for the relieving of thw pain?

doctor1 MD

Hello,
thanks for using health care magic.

Varicocele is an enlargement of veins in the scrotum. It presents
with varying discomfort at the testicles and may increase to become
palpable.
The two dreaded complications of varicocele are infertility and atro-
phy of the testes. But then not all...

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hi my husband just recently had a semen analysis .the report is liq.time 10 min cölour creamy white ph 7.2-8.2 viscous volume 3.5 ml total count 57million motality 72 progression f.forward 0 s.forward 0 lateral 61percent nonmotile 11 dead 28 percent. sperm morphology abnormal 100 percent cepalic 100\100 mid piece 91\100 tail 9\100 wbcc 2-3\hpf agglutination + bacteria ++\nil 94 percent sperm survival in 24 hours preparation plz help me i m too muc worried

doctor1 MD

Hi

There is a lot of variation in Semen analysis reporting, unlike blood tests. What I understand is that the motility is affected. If even after one year of unprotected intercourse, there is a delay in getting pregnant, it is better to visit a urologist and get him checked if he has a...

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Hi I m 29 male overall healthy I have been having pain in my both testicles for 2 years now during this I have seen 3 different urologists n hav had 3 ultrasound and all the time I was diagnosed with varicocele but drs say it s ok n no need of treatment and also with pain my sex drive has become 0 was 10 I m so upset is it because of varicocele n can it be treated plz answer thanx

doctor1 MD

Hi
As you have varicocele,you are thinking that it may affect your sexual drive.It is not true.Sexual activity will be normal in varicocele.
Pain can be due to varicocele.
Please get a Complete semen analysis.If it is abnormal,then you have to go for surgery.
If it is normal,unless there is...

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Recent questions on  Varicocele

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sir, I have a 6 yrs old daughter,I am trying for second one since one year,recently I found grade-1 varicocele (no pain for me)with 10 millon sperm count,is it essential for me to go for surgery?can't I improve my count through treatment?sreenivas,Hyderabad

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iam 34 0ld man.one year back my total count 28 million.mrtility 30%.and i taken tab fematoid..after 6 month again checked.but no.change.after scaning varicocele operatin also done.after 3 month again checked.but.same count level.not incresing.now iam using coq forte also.what is the problem now?

doctor1 MD

hi doctor i am 29 years mail, i am having varicocele which feels like a bag of worms, it get big when i am standing or sitting or after i do some physical activity. its size reduces & some time become less noticeable when i am in sleeping position or at the time of erection. there is no pain. please advice some measures to prevent cure it . Thanks

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Iam 26 years old
I Had gone through the Ultra sound before 1 year for my scrotum and i was found that iam having mild varicocele on my left testical ,but doctor suggested me no need to treat this it is come with rate of 10 to 2o %,but i was feeling uncomretable so again i counsulted the another doctor who made the physical test and ultra sound test Dr.told me that there is no varicocele .He prescribed me some medicen named Nurokind .But still iam feeling some pain in my left testical iam mareid just before 2 month the pain is same can u please suugest wat shouls i do because whn i feel the pain ill bcome dull .

doctor1 MD

hello doctor ..i wanted to know ..is varicocele surgery advisable for low sperm count ..and after the surgery .. how long patient has to be in hospital ,when he can do his regular work ,whether he can do intercourse after few days of surgery ..if...

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hi, i am male,31 years,feeling pain inside the penis after masturbation .it continues ,when i urinate too.it subsides after a while,when i intake a glass of water and urinate. i have renal stones of 6mm in my left kidney .under medication for...

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Respected Sir, i am suffering from low sperm motility and low sperm count . i have undergone semen analysis tests, the results of the tests are as follows: Date Sperm Count Sperm motility 17.12.12 73 mil/c.c 5% 24.02.13 25 mil. 18% 10.06.13 40...

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