Major pain and worsening of varicocel...

Major pain and worsening of varicocele after Coil Embolization

Posted in the Urology Forum

JLaur

Bartlesville, OK

#1 Oct 2, 2011
My boyfriend had a coil embolization recently to treat a fairly significant varicocele. We were told that other than being sore for a few days, there would be no pain and the varicocele should be gone almost immediately.
It cleared up a bit after the embolization, but within 24 hours had gotten WORSE than it was before the surgery and he has been in almost constant pain ever since... as of yesterday that pain had TRIPLED since the embolization. It hurts to sit, it hurts to move... he said he has never felt this bad in his life.
He is going to call the urologist tomorrow, but does anybody have any suggestions? Should we go to the emergency room?

Thanks!
Dr Lewis

UK

#2 Oct 11, 2012
Hes probably going to have to be castrated, or even worse, can cause death. But thats quite rare.

Thanks

Dr Lewis

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Urology Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
Penis injury during intercourse (Apr '09) 6 hr Charles 24
Scalding skin in shower... (Jun '09) 11 hr Namako 13
frequent urination problem!!!!!!!! during kidne... (Mar '07) Aug 8 Bren99 79
Very low testosterone - Small Penis? (Dec '11) Aug 6 Beni233 87
post ejaculation, I pee, then I just FEEL like ... (Sep '06) Aug 6 Hope this helps 1,231
Unable to urinate after drinking alcohol (Apr '08) Aug 5 Scott 47
Abdominal pain and rotating pain in both testic... (Oct '06) Jul 31 bonepile 282
More from around the web