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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

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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


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What is excessive swelling in scrotum sack after open inguinal surgery?

What is excessive swelling in scrotum sack after open inguinal surgery?

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

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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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Could shingles cause swelling of scrotum and penis sheath. The rash is all through the area. What to do about it?

Yes: It certainly can cause swelling, pain and rash. Antivirals, pain medications and perhaps steroids can help. See your doctor right away as their is a short time window to get antivirals started. ...Read more

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I have swelling in scrotum area with extra muscle like stuff on top of right testicle,with pulling sensation from scrotum till upper abdomen. pls advi?

I have swelling in scrotum area with extra muscle like stuff on top of right testicle,with pulling sensation from scrotum till upper abdomen. pls advi?

Schedule appointment: Based on your brief description, it sounds like you may have a growing hernia. You should see your family doctor and get a referral to a surgeon if this is indeed a hernia. If the pain and swelling go away, Is less likely but always possible to still be a hernia. Best advice is to call your doctor and try to schedule an appointment soon. ...Read more

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I have pain in pelvic, swelling in scrotum& frequent urination 2-3 times in an hour doctor diagnosed prostatitis & gave cipro (ciprofloxacin) for 4weeks is it cancer?

I have pain in pelvic, swelling in scrotum& frequent urination 2-3 times in an hour doctor diagnosed prostatitis & gave cipro (ciprofloxacin) for 4weeks is it cancer?

Unlikely: You may have an std, prostatitis, or epididymis, or even cystitis, but testicular cancer is very unlikely. Finish your course of antibiotics. If you still have pains see a urologist for a further evaluation. ...Read more

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Burning with urination, tender testis&its veins something swelling in scrotum. E.Coli is found in urine culture& pus cells in urine and semen 10-15 hpf?

Burning with urination, tender testis&its veins something swelling in scrotum. E.Coli is found in urine culture& pus cells in urine and semen 10-15 hpf?

Prostate also : Sounds like you already are being treated if you know that it is a e coli infections prob also a prostate infection and should improve with proper antibiotics. ...Read more

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I have an unknown swelling in my scrotal sac. What should I do?

I have an unknown swelling in my scrotal sac. What should I do?

Urologist: You should see a urologist for an examination and possibly scrotal ultrasound to evaluate this. They are usually benign but could potentially be worrisome depending on your age. ...Read more

Scrotum (Definition)

Sac below penis that holds testicles ...Read more