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A 23-year-old male asked:

After 5 months after lap inguinal hernia surgery, i still feel pain in cord structures just above the testicle. as if someone is squeezing it?

3 doctor answers10 doctors weighed in
Dr. David Earle
General Surgery 32 years experience
Normal: It is normal to have some discomfort after any type of hernia repair. The length of time is variable, and there is nothing to worry about if it is minor. If it is significantly limiting your activities, see your surgeon for an exam. Rarely, there can be long term severe pain requiring mesh removal. Hope this helps!
Dr. Leonard Metildi
General Surgery 46 years experience
See your surgeon: Your surgeon needs to know about this and evaluate you to determine the cause and any remedy.
Dr. Jarrod Kaufman
General Surgery 30 years experience
Pain : This could should be evaluated by your surgeon but may need eval by a urologist as well if it is determined to be unrelated to your surgery.
Last updated Jan 27, 2017

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