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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 answered

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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.

Answered 4/4/2014

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