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A 83-year-old male asked:

Immediately after my ing.hernia operation,my testicles were black and blue. 6 weeks later they hurt to the touch,especially ahen i sit and stand up.

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Dr. Mark Hoepfner
Surgery 40 years experience
Can be normal: and temporary. The purple color is a common temporary evidence of broken red blood cells & their hemoglobin color & this resolves soon after surgery. The discomfort is also not uncommon from temporary nerve hypersensitivity to the testickes & resolves in a few months. See your surgeon for follow up.
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Last updated Jul 10, 2014

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