Medical Specialty >> Urology

Doctors Lounge - Urology Answers

Back to Urology Answers List

If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. Doctors Lounge (www.doctorslounge.com) does not recommend or endorse any specific tests, physicians, products, procedures, opinions, or other information that may be mentioned on the Site.

DISCLAIMER: The information provided on www.doctorslounge.com is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient/site visitor and his/her physician. Please read our 'Terms and Conditions of Use' carefully before using this site.

Date of last update: 8/13/2017.

Forum Name: Urology Topics

Question: Spermatocele dangers


 Transformers - Tue Feb 26, 2008 8:46 pm

I am 19 years old and I have a Spermatocele. My urologist has told me that it is no danger and has no threat. But he does not seem to answer my questions very well. Will the cyst become bigger or cause me discomfort if I do weight training? and if I decide to take over-the-counter penis enlargement pills?
 John Kenyon, CNA - Sun Aug 03, 2008 11:09 pm

User avatar Hello -

Spermatoceles really aren't very serious at all. There are alternate routes for sperm to pass the blockage, even if there are some dead sperm at the blockage. Surgery to relieve the blockage is usually not recommened because a) it's not really necessary and b) because it can actually damage the vas deferens, to no good effect.

The cyst should not get much bigger than it is, and weight training shouldn't bother it either, but I can't (since you asked) recommend penis enlargement pills, because most don't do anything (except put your money in someone else's pocket) and a few can actually do damage to the structure. I'm sure you don't want that.

I hope this is all helpful. Good luck to you.

| Check a doctor's response to similar questions

Are you a Doctor, Pharmacist, PA or a Nurse?

Join the Doctors Lounge online medical community

  • Editorial activities: Publish, peer review, edit online articles.

  • Ask a Doctor Teams: Respond to patient questions and discuss challenging presentations with other members.

Doctors Lounge Membership Application

Tools & Services: Follow DoctorsLounge on Twitter Follow us on Twitter | RSS News | Newsletter | Contact us