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A 26-year-old male asked:

I had inguinal hernia surgery without mesh two weeks ago on left side. now when i touch my left testicle it feels hard like a small stone.

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Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 47 years experience
Consult with: your surgeon. It might be vascular injury to your testicle.
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