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Groin Hernia Swollen Labia Or Scrotum
Labia are part of external female genital anatomy (vulva) & consist of labia majora (hair bearing, fulller, outer) serving from the embryonic genital swellings/folds whereas labia minora from from urethral folds. Swelling of either may be due to congenital deformities or acquired tumors of the tissues (skin, fat, vessels) or a hernia, or allergic reaction or trauma or infection ...Read more
Inguinal hernia surgery16 days ago-have some scrotal swelling. To my surprise this afternoon the base of my penis shaft is swollen. Is this normal?
Yes, to be expected:
The area where your hernia was repaired (inguinal canal) is able to communicate with the tissues around the penis and the scrotum. However, new swelling at this time (> 2 weeks out) sounds like it needs to be seen and evaluated. Contact your surgeon to be checked out.
Good luck. ...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
Had inguinal hernia repair 1 week ago. Since then, scrotum swollen to size of a mango from hematoma. Not painful but extremely sensitive. How to heal?
In 3-4 wks. Wear an athletic supported and ice the area 3-4X/day.
Try to elevate your legs for 20 min. 3-4 /d ...Read more
Husband had inguinal hernia surgery little over 3 mths ago. Testicle not scrotum on side of surgery still very swollen. I am aware testicles are not the same size but this is much larger than prior to surgery. Should swelling be gone? What could this be?
Hydrocoele?: Need to return to your husband's surgeon. It could be a hydrocoele ...Read more
Is it normal 2 days after inguinal hernia surgery that went deep into my scrotum to swell up so much that it looks like I still have the hernia?
Yes some times: It happens, the blood gavottes in to scrotum causing huge swelling, it will disappear in wk to months time, speak to your surgeon ...Read more
Can a groin pull which leads to pain in the scrotum and a testicular trauma which lead to a groin pull cause inguinal hernia?
Does someone who has pulled a groin muscle which leads to pain in scrotum go on to develop an inguinal hernia in later life?
Can trace of blood appears in urine because of inguinal hernia? Sometimes while sitting have a dull pain around left scrotum.
Not related: Trace of blood should be evaluated to rule out kidney, bladder or urethral problem. Dull pain in left scrotum can occur with varicocele (feels like bag "bag of worms" in left scrotum when standing erect). Your pain could be related to urethritis, which might also be responsible for blood trace. ...Read more
I had an inguinal hernia repair today, and I feel some sort of tissue or soft lump in my scrotum. Is this normal?
Most likely normal: Usually, most patients know something is seriously wrong. This doesn't sound out of the ordinary, but I would call your surgeon for details regarding your case. ...Read more
Had inguinal hernia surgery little over month ago. Still have A LOT of fluid in scrotum. Is this normal or will I need it to be aspirated?
It happens: It usually selfresolves but occasionally needs to be drained ...Read more
Inguinal Hernia surgery a week ago, today I noticed my scrotum is enlarged with looks like fluid. Is this common or did my surgery cause hydrocele?
It can happen: It is possible that the inguinal ring may have been made too tight. Another possibility would be bleeding. It should resolve. If it does not, call your surgeon. ...Read more
My husband had inguinal hernia surgery 3 days ago. Scrotal swelling is huge & has increased each day. Is daily increase normal? Used Ice & elevated.
Here are some...: Go to be checked by the surgeon is the most reasonable thing to do although most of times nothing could be or need to be done since such occurrence after inguinal hernia repair is usually self-limiting, but taking much longer time to resolve. Clinically, it may result from bleeding at the surgical site. Again, go to be checked. Best wish to health... ...Read more
7 Weeks after bilateral Lapo Inguinal hernia surgery, and I still have pain on sides of scrotum up the inguinal canals? Some days better than others.
Can happen: This can happen for 3-4 months. It is normal, IF the testicles are not swollen ...Read more
I had lap. Inguinal hernia surgery three weeks ago. I feel a "pulling sensation" near my right scrotum. How do I cure this? Can I start working out?
I underwent laproscopic repair for scrotal inguinal hernia in march 2013. Recently I started gymming with light weights, and I notice a bulge. Help?
Can an inguinal hernia cause hydrocele to form, my scrotum looks very full and testicles feel like water balloons. I have a left hernia btw?
Two weeks ago I had surgery for a left inguinal hernia and hydrocele (marsupialized). The left testicle is now positioned at the top of the scrotum. Will it drop into the normal position later?
Maybe: You may just be experiencing swelling that has caused the retraction on the testicle. It should drop back into place. If it hasn't recovered by around 6 weeks post-op, see your surgeon. Btw, you should call him with your concerns. ...Read more
I had an US 5 days ago on scrotum/testicles.8/28/14 I had right side inguinal hernia repair and have a 3-4 CM mass on US findings?
Here are some. ..: Without additional info, I would not jump to draw conclusion to concern what was visualized on US imaging at the time of one month after right inguinal herniorrhaphy. At least, give additional 1-2 months for watching and following the expected further postsurgical wound resolution before prematurely assuming something as long as slowly but surely getting better day by day. ...Read more
I had a left inguinal hernia surgery (open repair) three years back. Sometimes I feel pain at surgical side and in scrotum. What could be the reason?
Six weeks after inguinal hernia repair return to work with a job of constant lifting should I expect some swelling in the scrotum area? How to preven
Scrotal support: Thanks for your question. I think the most likely cause of scrotal swelling is due to the surgery and should slowly subside. A scrotal support might help the process of healing. If the swelling should increase, become painful, or red call your surgeon and describe what is happening. I predict it will improve and return to normal. Remember to lift as little as posssible. ...Read more
I have a inguinal hernia that does not give me any pain. However I recently noticed that when I go to the toilet it descends into to the scrotum.?
Inguinal hernia: This needs surgical revision. The danger is strangulated bowel which is a surgical and life threatening emergency. ...Read more
Penis and scrotum purple and bruised 3 days after open mesh inguinal hernia surgery. Is this normal?
Could mesh from an inguinal hernia surgery cause chronic pain at the base of the penis/scrotum area? If so, what can be done? (other than painkillers)
Inguinal hernia or water tablets causing enlerged scrotum in Fit but heart failure 91 yr old? Also Has hardness above pubic area from hip to hip. Ideas
Pulled heavy weight resulting in slight right side bulge in scrotum. Ultrasound shows no signs of hernia. Had inguinal hernia repair 30 years ago. Feel slight pain below incision scar after exercise. The bulge reduces at times but mostly stays. Do I need
A hernia is a defect in the abdominal wall allowing contents within the abdomen to protrude. The most common hernias are inguinal (lower abdomen around the pubic bone) or umbilical (around the bellybutton). A femoral hernia is less common and occurs where the blood vessels enter the leg. When there is an external lump, it shows up in the upper front part of the leg. ...Read more