Hydrocele is a medical condition in which fluid fills inside the scrotum, which is a sac under the penis and contains the testicles. Fluid can surround one or both the testicles that causes swelling and discomfort in the scrotum. Hydrocele is most common in baby boys but it can also occur in adult men due to inflammation and injury within the scrotum.
There are two types of hydroceles, known as communicating hydrocele and noncommunicating hydrocele. Communicating hydroceles have an opening that is referred to as a ‘communication’ into the abdominal cavity. This opening allows abdominal fluid to easily pass into the scrotum. If communicating hydrocele does not go away on its own and is not treated timely, it can lead to inguinal hernia. Continue reading “Warning Signs Of Hydrocele And Its Treatment”