Often a child will be born with a hydrocele and one or both sides of the scrotum will be enlarged. Hydroceles do not cause pain. If the hydrocele is non-communicating (does not change in size) then there is a high chance of it resolving on its own over the first year. Is an inguinal hernia dangerous? In older males a hydrocele is most often painless, but may cause some pain due to the increased size of the scrotum. What are the Signs of a Hernia? Only about 25% of hernias cause pain. If the bulge forms where the thigh and groin meet, it can often be seen and felt. If the bulging intestine enters the scrotum, it can cause pain and/or swelling.
It may get bigger and cause pain or a heavy feeling. You may also have a hernia if you have a communicating hydrocele. If a hernia is not treated, it may cause pain and damage to your organs. You may get an infection after surgery. You may have fertility problems after surgery. Surgery to remove the hydrocele may cause another simple hydrocele. Other causes of hydrocele include: Blockage in the spermatic cord. Inguinal hernia surgery. Infection of the scrotum or a testicle. What are the symptoms of adult hydrocele? One side or both sides of the scrotum become swollen and feels heavy, like a water-filled balloon. In most cases an adult hydrocele .
Feb 26, 2016 · A hydrocele is a collection of fluid in the scrotum. Most develop for no apparent reason and are harmless. Hydroceles are normally painless. Large hydroceles may cause discomfort because of their size. Walking or sexual activity may become uncomfortable if you have a very large hydrocele.Author: Dr Louise Newson. A hydrocele is a sac filled with fluid that forms around a testicle. They're usually painless and are most common in babies, but they can affect males of any age.Author: Carmella Wint And Jacquelyn Cafasso.
Sep 15, 2017 · A hydrocelectomy is a surgical procedure to repair a hydrocele, which is a buildup of fluid around a testicle. Often a hydrocele will resolve itself without treatment. However, as a hydrocele Author: Daniel Pendick.