This patient support community is for discussions relating to urology issues, benign prostate disease, penis curvature, cystisis, pediatric urology, prostate, sexual dysfunction and urological cancers.
"A hydrocele is a fluid-filled sac surrounding a testicle that results in swelling of the scrotum, the loose bag of skin underneath the penis. About one in 10 male infants has a hydrocele at birth, but most hydroceles disappear without treatment within the first year of life. Additionally, men — usually older than 40 — can develop a hydrocele due to inflammation or injury within the scrotum.
Hydroceles usually aren't painful. Typically not harmful, hydroceles may require no treatment."
I went to a surgeon to have a hernia removed. He noticed a hydrocele and said he could do both at once. He has done hydroceles about 2 per month.....would you recommend this general surgeon to do the hydrocele and the hernia or a urologist for the hydrocele?
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