Feb 26, 2016 · Most hydroceles occur in adults and are most common in men aged over 40 years. The cause is not known in most cases. A small number of hydroceles are caused when something is wrong with one of the testicles (testes).Author: Dr Louise Newson.
A hydrocele is a sac filled with fluid that forms around a testicle. Hydroceles are most common in babies. Nearly 10 percent of males are born with a hydrocele. However, they can affect males of Author: Carmella Wint And Jacquelyn Cafasso.
Apr 28, 2018 · A hydrocele is a buildup of watery clear fluid around one or both testicles. It usually occurs in males over the age of 40 years The possible causes of an Adult Hydrocele include trauma to the testes, infection or inflammation of the testes and scrotum, and tumor of the testes.
There are no drugs available to treat adult hydrocele, although pain medication may help relieve any discomfort. Surgery may be needed to repair/drain a hydrocele if it causes pain, if there might be an infection, or if the hydrocele becomes too large.