A 42-year-old male asked:
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i had open surgery for left side scrotal hernia a week ago. for the past 4-5 days my scrotum and penis have been swollen. any tips? timeframe?

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Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Common problem: after your type of surgery , will take couple of wks to swelling to go down , if lot blood collects may take couple of months go for follow up visit to your surgeon .
Answered on Jun 11, 2016
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Dr. James Lin
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Ok to wait and see as long as slowly but surely getting better day by day as Dr. Rao elaborated. Nonethelss, see surgeon timely but not over-jealously. Best luck...
Jul 3, 2014

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