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A 79-year-old male asked:

I am 79 and had open hernia repair surgery one week ago. should i quit using ice every day for swelling around incisions and discomfort in scotum?

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Dr. Michael Michaels
Urology 53 years experience
No: After a week you should be concerned and call the surgeon if there is redness with increasing swelling &/or fever and pain. You will still have some discomfort.Use the pain pills as prescribed.Speedy recovery.

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Last updated Jul 31, 2014

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