Hydrocele/Varicocele Prevention

Is it possible to prevent Hydrocele/Varicocele? Read what the medical community suggests for prevention methods in the condition center at ThirdAge.com.


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How to Prevent Hydrocele/Varicocele

There is no way to prevent varicoceles in adults or hydroceles in baby boys. Adult males can prevent traumatic hydrocele by avoiding injury to the scrotum.


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What It Is
Learn the basics of this condition. Find out what you're dealing with.
Hydrocele/Varicocele Causes
What causes Hydrocele/Varicocele? Learn what the medical community has uncovered.
Hydrocele/Varicocele Risk Factors
Risk Factors
Are you at risk of getting Hydrocele/Varicocele? Inside you'll find known risk factors for the condition.
Hydrocele/Varicocele Diagnosis
How will your doctor diagnose you with this condition? Learn about the tests, process, and more.
Hydrocele/Varicocele Symptoms
What are the Hydrocele/Varicocele symptoms? Are you showing any? Learn more today.
Hydrocele/Varicocele Complications
Can this condition lead to other health problems? Learn more about the known complications.

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Screening for Hydrocele/Varicocele
Learn more about the specific tests or exams given by your doctor to screen for Hydrocele/Varicocele.
Hydrocele/Varicocele Medications
What medications offer relief or help with this condition? Are there side effects? Risks? Learn more.
Hydrocele/Varicocele Prevention
How can you prevent Hydrocele/Varicocele? Read what the medical community suggests for prevention methods.
Hydrocele/Varicocele Treatment
Can this condition be treated? What Hydrocele/Varicocele treatment options are available?
Hydrocele/Varicocele Care
Learn more about the day to day care of this condition. Changes to your activity, diet, exercise, and more.
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