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Last Updated: Jan 22, 2023

Spermatocele - Causes, Symptoms Diagonis & Treatments

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Dr. Radhika AmulrajAcupuncturist • 18 Years Exp.MD - Acupuncture, Diploma In Accupuncture, Advanced Diploma In Accupuncture
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What is Spermatocele?

A spermatocele is a small cyst filled with clear fluid that may contain sperm. Spermatoceles, sometimes called spermatic cysts, are common.

Symptoms of Spermatocele

These are common symptoms of spermatocele problem:

  1. Pain or discomfort in the affected testicle
  2. Swelling behind and above the testicle
  3. A feeling of heaviness in the testicle with the spermatocele

Risk factors of Spermatocele

  1. Common in men
  2. Age between 40 and 60

Diagnosis of Spermatocele

Diagnosis of Spermatocele involves the following tests:

  1. Physical exam
  2. Ultrasound
  3. Transillumination

Homeopathic Treatment of Spermatocele

Homeopathy heals cyst swelling and pain. It treats the person as a whole. Treatment is constitutional. It means that homeopathic treatment focuses on the patient as a person, as well as his pathological condition. It balances the energy system, improves immunity and body functions. It naturally cures the root cause of disorder. Some of the homeopathic medicines that can be used for the treatment of Spermatocele are:

  1. AMC
  2. Canth
  3. Puls
  4. Spong
  5. Graph
  6. Rhodo
  7. Teuc

Acupuncture and Acupressure Treatment of Spermatocele

Acupuncture relieves by improving the physiological function of the organs and organ system. In acupuncture, the therapist will first diagnose the case on the basis of energy system or chi blockage as well as on the basis of the status of five elements. On this basis, certain disease specific acupoints are selected and stimulated.

Psychotherapy and Hypnotherapy Treatment of Spermatocele

Psychotherapy and hypnotherapy can help with stress relief. They can help in better coping and early relief.

Conventional / Allopathic Treatment of Spermatocele

Allopathic Treatment of Spermatocele involves over-the-counter pain medications, such as acetaminophen or ibuprofen.

Surgical Treatment of Spermatocele

To treat Spermatocele, the surgical treatment also performed, In Spermatocelectomy – is performed on an outpatient basis, using a local or general anesthetic. The surgeon makes an incision in the scrotum and separates the spermatocele from the epididymis.

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