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inguinal hernia post operative swelling

A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Hirsch
51 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: It is possible, but have it examined by the surgeon to make sure the repair hasn't broken through. It happens and can be fixed.
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Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
NO: Over 9 months after repair , if you have ' swelling in the same region' , most likely could be recurrence go back to your surgeon for foll ... Read More

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A male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Scrotal swelling: Scrotal swelling as well as black and blue discoloration may occur after inguinal hernia surgery. The swelling may last days to weeks. Weeks or months ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Yes it will: In couple of wks every thing will be normal once healing process is complete . Make sure to go back to your surgeon for a post OP follow up visit .
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Nerve pain??: Will need to see a surgeon or doctor licensed in your area for examination here and specific diagnosis and advice. Here is some general information r ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
If you have: an inguinal hernia and it becomes tender, you should see a surgeon asap because it could mean incarceration or even strangulation. Enlarged lymph nod ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Confused: Genital lump unsure if on the penis or scrotum or on both unsure if you have only one testicle and Gybecomastia. Suggest evaluation or a simple descri ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Chinn
37 years experience Urology
Same side?: Probably a recurrence of your hernia. Will likely need support with mesh.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Recurrence Unlikely: especially when repaired with mesh ( Still a distant possibility ) , most likely some fluid collection ( serum ) under the skin flap , which will di ... Read More
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Post Surgery issues: It is most likely just normal. But, if there is hot red and/or pustular drainage..Or if the pain is intolerable these should be reported to your surge ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Not uncommon: It is common to have a small amount of swelling in the groin following hernia repair (i warn my patients that it may feel like a hernia initially). Th ... Read More
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