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A 27-year-old male asked:

I had an inguinal hernia surgery (open repair) in 2010.i feel pain at surgical when i ejaculate.how can find out if scar tissue tissue is the problem?

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Dr. Haider Goussous
Addiction Medicine 65 years experience
Possible.: The open repair nowadays include using mesh, very often is ine the form of a cone, the vas deferns is in that area , it lifted withe rst of the spermatic cord with a penrose tape and it lies over the mesh, this could cause scaring that would include the vas which carries the ejaculate and i might get narrowed causing the pain.
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Dr. Paul Harper
General Surgery 54 years experience
Surgery: This sounds as if scar has formed around the repair. The vas, blood vessels and nerves can be trapped in the scar tissue and cause pain. The only way to know for sure is to go in and take a look. This can fix it but it can also make it worse. Some times injections can help, but removing the scar is the way to go then hope that the scar doesn't recur. Talk to your surgeon.
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A 27-year-old male asked:

I had an inguinal hernia surgery in 2010 (open repair).I feel pain at surgical side when i ejaculate.Is there any way to see if there is scar tissue?

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Dr. James Goodyear
- Select Specialities - 48 years experience
PAIN after HERNIA: Surgery persists ~6-8% of patients most often related to scar tissue irritating nerves. It's common in younger pts ; in those with significant pain before surgery. Certain activities including ejaculation can cause/increase the discomfort. Treatment is usually conservative with pain management ; physical therapy. Surgery is limited to those with severe pain. Start with an exam by your surgeon.
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