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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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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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How long is the testicle swollen after inguinal hernia surgery?

How long is the testicle swollen after inguinal hernia surgery?

Here are some ...: How long the scrotal swelling after inguinal hernia repair may last varies widely although it would usually resolve in 1-3 weeks. So, it's reasonable to be patient, wait and see as long as the degree of swelling and related discomfort is slowly but surely getting better day by day. But, if still in doubt, see the surgeon for clarifying what you may have in mind. Best wish ... ...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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Why is testicle swollen and hard after inguinal hernia surgery?

Why is testicle swollen and hard after inguinal hernia surgery?

Several causes.: A swollen hard testicle after inguinal hernia repair could be normal swelling or could be a sign of injury to the testicle or its blood supply. Best to contact your surgeon and be certain that all is well. ...Read more

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Lt inguinal hernia surgery 6 weeks ago. Dr says can return to work. Work involves lifting over 10 Pds. Left testicle still swollen. Ok return to work?

Lt inguinal hernia surgery 6 weeks ago. Dr says can return to work. Work involves lifting over 10 Pds. Left testicle still swollen. Ok  return to work?

Follow: your surgeon's instructions. Six weeks after hernia surgery, the strength of healing should allow most all normal activities. But there can still be some mild discomfort & swelling that can take longer to fully resolve as you keep getting stronger. ...Read more

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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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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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