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A 48-year-old male asked:

Laparoscopic dbl inguinal hernia surg. 4 1/2 mos r/testicle still real sore 2 weeks ago start groin/pubic feel little burning, sore & pain surg. send pain spec injections is it to soon or bad to do ?

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Dr. James Lin
A Verified Doctoranswered
Urology 52 years experience
May be, and may not.: The proposed injection by pain specialist is intended to diagnose and treat postoperative neuralgia. As to right timing or not, that is up to your patience and coping. Generally speaking, it's no reason for not waiting longer as long as the pain is getting better slowly and surely day by day so we can observe when to reach optimal improvement, then decide the next option of care. So, ask experts.
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Inflammation: I feel your surgeon or a urologist should examine you as there may be epididymitis or other inflammation may be present and antibiotics may be needed.

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