A member asked:

One year post hernia surgery. i get burning pain in groin down to testicle. had every test done. they cant find out why. i get it when constipated before a bowel movement. what could it be?

A doctor has provided 1 answer
Dr. Edwin Perez answered

Specializes in Anesthesiology

Sometimes the mesh can impinge and sometimes they transect the genitofemoral nerve. This nerve goes from near the mesh to the testicles. Sadly this is not uncommon. Pain management can now freeze or burn the nerve so that you dont get that sensation.

Answered Jan 31, 2021



Still have questions?

Get the best care from a doctor who knows you.

Book a Video Appointment
Sponsor Content

Related Questions

Online Primary Care Doctors Accepting New Patients

$44 video appointments available today with a membership as low as $15/month

Book a Video Appointment
Ask your question
Didn't find what you're looking for?

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more.

Ask your question

Meet your new favorite doctor