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A 55-year-old male asked:

Is it possible for a right sided inguinal hernia to cause the right testicle to swell? this is before surgery and i am asking specifically about the testicle not necessarily the scrotum. thank you?

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Dr. Birendra Tandan
Urology 36 years experience
The testicle itself does not swell in an inguinal hernia. But if the hernia reaches the area it might appear to be swollen.
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