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A 43-year-old male asked:

I have just had varicucele repair surgery and hernia inguinal surgery, i notice my penis is shrinking in & testicules enlarged severely. why?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 48 years experience
Surgical swelling: The varicocele repair is associated with soft tissue swelling that may make your penis appear smaller. Do not despair. Once the swelling goes down, everything will be back to normal within a couple of weeks.
Dr. James Lin
A Verified Doctoranswered
Urology 52 years experience
Here are some ...: After both procedures, you expect to experience some degree of scrotal swelling of various severity and duration. Most times, the condition after both surgeries evolves and resolves well in 2-3 weeks, but at times, such postoperative swelling may last and linger for months. So, see your surgeon if the expected pain and swelling have not progressively resolved in 1-2 weeks.
Last updated Aug 23, 2017

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