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A 25-year-old male asked:

Had inguinal hernia surgery little over month ago. still have a lot of fluid in scrotum. is this normal or will i need it to be aspirated?

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Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
It happens : It usually selfresolves but occasionally needs to be drained
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