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Hydrocele Surgery

What is hydrocele surgery?

A hydrocele is a sac filled with fluid which surrounds the testicle. A hydrocele surgery is a surgical procedure which repairs or removes a hydrocele, It causes swelling in your scrotum.

Who needs to have hydrocele surgery?

Men and people assigned male at birth (AMAB) who have an enlarged scrotum which does. not go away on its own need hydrocele surgery. The surgeons and doctors may recommend a hydrocele surgery for anyone with a hydrocele, regardless of age.

How common is hydrocele surgery?

A hydrocele surgery is a relatively common procedure.

Nearly 10% to 15% of baby boys are born with a hydrocele. The hydroceles often cure or go away on their own. If a hydrocele appears after 12 months of age, a hydrocele surgery is performed.

About 1% of adult men and people AMAB will get a hydrocele.

What are the benefits of hydrocele surgery?
  • Preventing inguinal hernias in babies
  • Improved comfort
  • Boost self-esteem
What are the risks or complications of hydrocele surgery?

All surgical procedures carry some risk. Some risks of a hydrocelectomy include:

  • Anesthesia risks.
  • Healing problems.
  • Infection.
  • Mass of clotted blood (hematoma).
  • Swelling.
  • Bruising.
  • Unfavourable scarring.
  • Recurrence.

HIMAS Hospital is recognized as a leading centre for hydrocele surgery in Bangalore. Our team consists of highly skilled surgeons and medical professionals with experience in performing this procedure. We have the latest technology and our outmost priority is our patient safety. HIMAS hospital emerges as one of the best hospitals in Bangalore for treating Hydrocele.