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A 27-year-old male asked:

I had a left inguinal hernia surgery (open repair) three years back. sometimes i feel pain at surgical side and in scrotum. what could be the reason?

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Dr. Michael Zadeh
General Surgery 19 years experience
Hernia Pain: Sometimes hernias can come back. It's possible that you may have a recurrence of your hernia. It can also be other things, but the best thing to do would be to make an appointment to be evaluated by a surgeon.
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