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A 40-year-old male asked:

I had a inguinal hernia repair 4 weeks ago.(left side) my testicle is still swollen and a odd shape and very tender to touch. is this normal?

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Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 47 years experience
Could be: any number of things such as hematoma, orchitis, or just plain post operative swelling. You need to show it to your surgeon.
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