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After lifting or a lot of walking I am getting swollen testicles 11 months after hernia surgery?

After  lifting  or  a lot of walking I am getting swollen testicles 11 months after hernia surgery?

Ger checked : You require an examination by your surgeon to ensure that your hernias have not returned.Recurrence rates are about 1-5% ...Read more

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Dr. Lori Semel
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Hernia Surgery (Definition)

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

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I just had hiatal hernia surgery 4 days and my penis and testicles are swollen and purplish is this normal after surgery?

I just had hiatal hernia surgery 4 days and my penis and testicles are swollen and purplish  is this normal after surgery?

No: I would have to have more information to determine the significance of this problem. It isn't normal but it probably is due to bleeding from the incision settling down to the pelvic area. If it isn't painful, it is likely trivial. You are asking a question with minimal information given and most physicians are very cautious when answering. The best thing to do is ask your surgeon. ...Read more

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Living with a Hernia (Checklist)

Avoid straining
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Consider surgical repair
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Avoid heaving lifting
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My husband had left inguinal hernia surgery 10 days ago. Left testicle swollen, hard and is up very high near groin. Is this normal? When will it drop

My husband had left inguinal hernia surgery 10 days ago. Left testicle swollen, hard and is up very high near groin. Is this normal? When will it drop

Most likely: Your husband's testis is hopefully just inflamed from the mesh used. However to be safe you should have him see his doctor. ...Read more

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Living with a Hernia (Checklist)

Avoid heavy lifting
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Left inguinal hernia surgery 3 weeks ago. Testicle still really swollen and cord swollen. Lipoma removed from cord. Is swelling of testicle normal???

Left inguinal hernia surgery 3 weeks ago. Testicle still really swollen and cord swollen. Lipoma removed from cord. Is swelling of testicle normal???

Not uncommon: After an inguinal hernia repair, swelling is very common. Without an exam, it is hard to say if your swelling is totally normal. Please seek advice from your surgeon to know if your swelling is normal or not. ...Read more

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Living with a Hernia (Checklist)

Discuss pros and cons of hernia repair with your doctor
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Be aware of symptoms of incarcerated hernia, pain&can't reduce
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Go to emergency department for incarcerated hernia
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Dr. Barry Rosen
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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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Hernia Repair (Definition)

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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