A hydrocoele is a collection of fluid around the testicle, in the tunica vaginalis (the space surrounding the testis). Hydrocoeles occurs only in males.Typically presents as a painless swelling of the scrotum. Hydrocoeles can be present at birth or affect infants and children, they may also occur in adolescents or adults as a result of infection, inflammation, or injury to the testicles. Hydrocoeles are a common cause of scrotal swelling and do not cause any damage to the testicles.
HOW IS HYDROCOELE DIAGNOSED?
To diagnose Hydrocoele, a General Surgeon/Homeopath performs a physical examination and checks the scrotum. Also, the doctor may take a urine test or blood test to test for infections related to Hydrocoele.
HOW IS HYDROCOELE TREATED?
In most of the cases, Hydrocoele is treated through surgery and proper medication.
DID YOU KNOW?
Hydrocoele that occurs below the age of one resolves automatically.