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How long for swelling in scrotum after hernia operation to go?

How long for swelling in scrotum after hernia operation to go?

Depends: This depends on how long the surgery was or how large the hernia was before the surgery. Larger hernias may have more swelling initially after surgery. The swelling usually resolves over a few days, and sometimes over 2-3 weeks if it was a larger or complicated hernia repair. ...Read more

Dr. David Earle
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Hernia (Definition)

A hernia is a hole in the abdominal wall thru which the inner lining protrudes thru, creating a sac. Organs from within the abdominal cavity, such as the intestine, can protrude thru the hole and get stuck in the sac. Many hernias develop during fetal life and become evident in childhood or as an adult. Some develop following a prior abdominal operation. The cornerstone ...Read more


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How long does it take for swelling in scrotum after hernia operation to go down?

How long does it take for swelling in scrotum after hernia operation to go down?

Days to weeks: Depends on whether or not the hernia extended into the scrotum, but typically this would resolve on its own in days to weeks. For large hernias it may be weeks to months. ...Read more

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I have hernia and a swelling on my right loin. I have been advised key hole surgery.How long it takes for curing?Any method of curing than operation?

I have hernia and a swelling on my right loin. I have been advised key hole surgery.How long it takes for curing?Any method of curing than operation?

Surgery: Unfortunately there is only one option for a hernia and that is surgery. A hernia is a defect in the muscular wall of your abdomen and either bowel or fatty tissue is protruding through it. The tissue needs to be reduced and the defect repaired. Most people are back to normal activities in 2 to 4 weeks and pain free by 3 to 4 weeks with laproscopic surgery. ...Read more

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I have swelling of my testicles and foreskin 4 days after my hernia operation pain subsiding slowly after taking paracetimo l?

I have swelling of my testicles and  foreskin 4 days after my hernia  operation pain subsiding slowly after taking paracetimo l?

Not uncommon: It is not uncommon to have some swelling and sometimes bruising of your testicle and foreskin after hernia surgery, especially if it was done laparoscopically. It will go down. If it continues or gets worse talk to your surgeon. ...Read more

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Why are my testicles swelling after my hernia surgery?

Why are my testicles swelling after my hernia surgery?

Post Hernia repair: When you have hernia repair there is trauma to the tissues and surrounding tissue. This trauma leads to swelling and even possibly some edema and pain. Post operative swelling and pain should subside quickly. This sounds normal so far. ...Read more

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Have discomfort in my left testical. Doc suggested surgery for a hernia. I still have discomfort and swelling there as well. What does this mean?

Nonspecific : It depends on whether or not you had the operation or not. I would suggest calling the doctor that you already know. It doesn't sound like something specific, but your doctor can help explain it i'm sure. ...Read more

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I am 79 and had open hernia repair surgery one week ago. Should I quit using ice every day for swelling around incisions and discomfort in scotum?

I am 79 and had open hernia repair surgery one week ago. Should I quit using ice every day for swelling around incisions and discomfort in scotum?

No: After a week you should be concerned and call the surgeon if there is redness with increasing swelling &/or fever and pain. You will still have some discomfort.Use the pain pills as prescribed.Speedy recovery. ...Read more

Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more