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Quick Summary: Hydrocele

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A hydrocele (HI-dro-seel) is a pouch of fluid around the testicle inside the scrotum. Hydroceles are common in newborns, especially in premature babies. Older boys and men can get them too.

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    30-Second Summary: Hydrocele

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Date reviewed: January 2022