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A male asked:
I had surgery for an inguinal hernia three weeks ago and my left testicle has swollen badly over the two days is it serious?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jay Stylmananswered
General Surgery 40 years experience
Possibly: It is not uncommon for some swelling to get into the scrotum after inguinal hernia surgery. It is unusual, though, for there to be a change 3 weeks after the operation. You should be checked by your surgeon if this has not resolved.
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Dr. Terry Simpsonanswered
General Surgery 37 years experience
No: The swelling happens when the venous drainage from the hernia is compromised by swelling after surgery.
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Last updated Oct 23, 2015
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