I had surgery for a varicocele about 8 days ago. The incision was made through the side of my left testicle. After the surgery I had massive amounts of swelling and although it has gone down some I am still swollen. When I exam my left testicle it is extremly hard and along the side where the varicocele was, it feels like it is already back. Can a varicocele return that quickly? What happens to the varicose veins after surgery? 4-5 days after surgery I relieved myself (regret it) and it gave me additonal pain and swelling. Could that of ruined the surgery?
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