We will first discuss with you the procedure to determine if the hydrocele cure is the appropriate treatment We will ask you about your condition and Dr Marois will perform a physical exam.
A scrotal ultrasound can be done at the same time in the clinic to validate the diagnosis.
After all these clarifications, you will be asked to sign a form to confirm that you have understood the intervention and the risks that may result.
You will not take aspirin or anti-inflammatory drugs 5 days before the procedure and alcohol the same day. It is also recommended to shave the area around the penis and scrotum the day before the procedure.
Patients who are particularly nervous or who have already had vagal shock before, can take one Gravol 50 mg one hour before surgery.
We recommend that the patient be accompanied. Preoperative medication can be prescribed and it should be taken one hour before, to promote relaxation, control anxiety and avoid movement during surgery.
It is also recommended to avoid drinking coffee or taking other stimulants in the morning of hydrocele therapy.