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Corner Area Of Groin Is Painful After Open Inguinal Hernia Surgery
Why would the end of a hernia wound incision open(5mm) 1 year after an inguinal abdominal hernia operation?
Edges rolled: The skin did not heal.and infection can do it too. See your surgeon. ...Read more
There are a variety or several types of hernias, and many are repaired differently. A hernia is a weakness in the abdominal wall (such as inguinal, umbilical, incisional) or diaphragm (hiatal hernia). Surgery to repair the hernia can involve use of sutures, and possible use of mesh. Open or laparoscopic surgery can be a means to repair hernias, with laparoscopic ...Read more
5 days after inguinal hernia surgery. Right testicle very sore to touch. Pain and swelling near where mesh is fixated. Stinging pain in area of wound?
Fluid: It is probably a benign fluid collection or a hematoma (blood collection). You should make your urologist aware of the swelling and see if he/she wants you to come in for an evaluation. ...Read more
Penis and scrotum purple and bruised 3 days after open mesh inguinal hernia surgery. Is this normal?
Sounds normal: It is very common to have a variety of minor aches and pains that come and go after any operation, including open inguinal hernia repair. Usually however, patients can tell that "something is wrong" even though it may be difficult for then to define. Trust your instinct, and see your surgeon if you think something is "wrong". ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had bilateral inguinal hernia repair March 9 this year. Female. Open incision on both sides. Numb from incision to thighs. Extremely swelling in ?
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Is intermittent, intense pain that radiates down to my labia normal 6 months post incisional hernia repair in the groin area?
Local anesthetic: Unfortunately nerves can be damaged in surgery, especially when it's the second operation (you said "incisional hernia"). Your surgeon shoudl be able to inject local anesthetic into the area near the incision to see if this is really a nerve, or just scar tissue. See the doctor who operated on you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My both scortums are mildly red/pink after open mesh hernia surgery (inguinal) of right side. Is this normal (it was large hernia occupying scortum)?
W/in expectations: There can be swelling more than you might expect after this kind of operation. Scrotal pain is what to watch for. Bruising is also common, may even get black and blue about the base of the penis. Should get better toward the end of the week after. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it normal to still be feeling pain above n below the incision 1 year after open inguinal hernia syrgery. Burning pain right above the incision?
Neuropathic pain: "normal" or physiologic pain is associated with an inflammatory response that is part of the healing process. Pathophysiologic pain is pain that continues even after healing has occurred and painful stimulation has ceased. When pain is due to a functional abnormality of the nervous system, the term neuropathic pain is used. See pain management to diagnose and treat the condition. ...Read more
Had groin hernia surgery with mesh in (07, 08) mesh had to be removed it failed(2010). Groin pain again & in leg. Feel a lump in groin. Is it a hernia?
Could a moderate 5 day cough cause a recurrent hernia 130 days after open inguinal mesh repair? Have stinging/stretching pain at hernia site. No bulge
6 weeks after laparoscopic, bilateral inguinal hernia repair with mesh, should I still have significant swelling of the groin?
Severe bruising after an umbilical hernia repair 2 wks ago. The top flap of skin above bellybutton is still very swollen. When will it go down?
It depends: Swelling is common after surgery. The amount of swelling is based on the extensiveness of the operation, your body size, the location of the incision, but also can be due to a collection of fluid or blood under the skin, or an infection, or a recurrent hernia. it can last from a few days to several weeks. ...Read more
Is it normal for the scrotum to remain stiff/ irritated/swollen after natural draining of fluid post inguinal hernia repair surgery?
Here are some ...: Inguinal herniorrhaphy & fluid drainage naturally induce substantial tissue injury which heals through a process of body reaction with intense inflammation resulting in tissue induration & swelling, which may take a widely variable duration - weeks to months - to resolve. Generally speaking, it's okay as along as the affected area is slowly but surely getting less tender, painful and indurated... ...Read more
20 days after inguinal hernia surgery. Right testicle very sore to even touch. Pain near where mesh is fixated. Normal or should I worry?
Depends: It is not uncommon to have discomfort after an inguinal hernia repair for several weeks. In fact you probably won't feel completely back to normal for 6 to 8 weeks. If the pain is getting worse or not getting better at this point you should be seen by your surgeon for follow-up evaluation. If there is no redness or drainage and the pain is getting better over time it may be safe to watch. ...Read more
I had an inguinal hernia surgery in 2010.Feel pain & weakness in incision. What to do if vas deferens or spermatic cord is scarred into the mesh?
Inguinal Hernia-Mesh repair 2 moths ago constipated/strained a LOT to defecate, dull pain in inguinal and perineal region 1 week. Bothersome?
Inguinal or groin hernias are very common. They can be repaired with an incision over the groin, or with laparoscopic syrgery. The surgery is performed with some form of anesthesia. Mesh is a soft woven material often used in hernia surgery to help prevent the hernia from returning in the future. Usually it is an outpatient procedure with a 4-6 recovery before doing ...Read more
A hernia is a hole in the abdominal wall through which the lining of the abdominal cavity protrudes, creating a sac. Hernias are common in the groin, belly button, upper-midline, or associated w/scars. The exact method of repair varies w/the type & size of the hernia as well as patient-factors, however, the basic principle is the same: close the hole, often ...Read more
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