A varicocele is the disease of veins of the testicle, due to which the blood circulation is disturbed that impedes the normal functioning of the testicles and leads to complications. The varicocele is the most widespread disease, from which around 10% of men suffer in the world. The risk of development of varicocele increases in case of genetic predisposition; that is why the men, whose relatives suffered from the diseases of the venous system, should be especially cautious. The varicocele of the left testicle is most often observed due to the specific features of the anatomy of the man.
SYMPTOMS AND CAUSES OF VARICOCELE
At early stages, the varicocele passes virtually without symptoms, that is why it is important to regular undergo diagnostic examinations, to timely find signs and start treatment. The ill person can sometimes feel pain in testicles when moving or doing physical exercises. Sometimes, the changes in the semen analysis can also be indicative of the development of varicocele. The development of the varicocele can be caused by:
- genetic predisposition;
- sedentary lifestyle;
- physical exertion;
- excess weight;
- cardio-vascular diseases.
The consequence of the varicocele may be the reduction of the number of spermatozoids, their decreased activity or even disorders in their structure. The possible complications after varicocele also include the phimosis, cardiovascular and autoimmune diseases.
VARICOCELE DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT
During the session, the doctor examines the patient, studies his complaints and, if necessary, orders the ultrasound to examine the vessels of testicles and blood flow in them. The small surgical operation for securing veins to restore the normal blood circulation in the testicles is performed for treatment of the varicocele. The treatment is administered on an outpatient basis and does not limit the daily life of the patient. The patient will need to stay for several hours in the daily patient department of the clinic. In order to stay healthy, you should timely detect varicocele and avoid complications after it, you should regularly undergo diagnostic examinations.
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