A member asked:

26m 3 weeks out from bilateral inguinal open hernia repair with mesh. absorbable sutures. still having a shooting pain in my right groin/testicle. is it normal? when will it go away?

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Dr. Jenell Wade answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

Call your surgeon: It is possible to have pain this far out from surgery. Recommend you try over the counter medication such as ibuprofen or naproxen if you are not allergic. However you should notify your surgeon asap as he may have specific recs or want to reexamine you. If your symptoms worsen such as fever, worsened tenderness, swelling, redness around your incisions you should urgently be seen by a provider.

Answered 7/30/2020

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