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A 58-year-old male asked:

10 days post opp on double left inguinal hernia, my left testicle is three times its normal size and the tubes swollen and painful is this normal ?

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Dr. Mark Hoepfner
Surgery 41 years experience
Sometimes: Swelling after hernia surgery commonly affects the cord structures to the testicle ; the testicle itself. Bruising can be seen too. I cannot tell if the swelling that you describe is normal for you without an exam. Call your surgeon ; discuss with them as to what you should do.
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