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    What is varicocele?

    It is the enlargement and/or dilatation of the veins in the spermatic cord (scrotum). Similar to a varicose vein in the leg.

    This disease can cause the testicles not to develop normally.

    Up to 30% of patients with varicocele suffer infertility. It has a tendency to occur on the left side.


    • Pain, but the pain varies from sharp to mild discomfort.
    • Pain may increase when standing or exerting yourself, particularly over long periods of time.
    • Pain gets worse during the course of the day.
    • Sensation of heaviness.
    • The visual appearance has been described as similar to a “bag of worms”.

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