What is a hydrocele?
A male with a hydrocele has a collection of fluid within the scrotum. A hydrocele is usually caused by abnormal development of the tissue in the scrotum before birth.
What are the symptoms of a hydrocele?
Symptoms of a hydrocele include a lump in the scrotum and mild testicular pain. Larger hydroceles typically cause more pain.
How does the doctor treat a hydrocele?
Hydroceles are very common and rarely require treatment. Large hydroceles completely resolve with surgery.
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