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Content updated on Nov 2, 2022

What is hydrocele?

A swelling of the scrotum caused by fluid collecting in the space around a testicle. It is common in newborns, in older boys and men, can be caused due to inflammation or injury.

Symptoms of hydrocele

  • Swollen scrotum or testicles

Questions your doctor may ask to check for hydrocele

Your doctor may ask these questions to diagnose hydrocele

  • Do you have swelling of the testicles or scrotum?

Treatment for hydrocele

In newborns, hydroceles can disappear by themselves. If a hydrocele doesn't disappear, it may required surgery.

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