Feb 26, 2016 · A hydrocele is a collection of fluid in the scrotum. Most develop for no apparent reason and are harmless. Hydroceles are normally painless. Large hydroceles may cause discomfort because of their size. Walking or sexual activity may become uncomfortable if you have a very large hydrocele.Author: Dr Louise Newson. A hydrocele is a sac filled with fluid that forms around a testicle. They're usually painless and are most common in babies, but they can affect males of any age.Author: Carmella Wint And Jacquelyn Cafasso.
How is adult hydrocele treated? 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.