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Pain inside scrotum persists even after hernia repair and after orchiectomy, in a 61 year-old.....?

Pain inside scrotum persists even after hernia repair and after orchiectomy, in a 61 year-old.....?

Questionable treatment, unless indirect inguinal hernia shown first.: Testicular &/or scrotal pain can notoriously be difficult to manage and often does not respond to epididymectomy. Certainly removal of testicle should not have been performed unless testicle was very tender. Various regimes utilized by pain clinics should have been tried first & certainly should be tried now including possible acupuncture. There is also possibility of referred pain. Surgery often does not help with this kind of pain unless it is due to intermittent trusts torsion in which case fixation of testis, to prevent twisting of spermatic cord, takes care of problem. Wish I could be of more help. ...Read more

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Testicular Pain (Definition)

There are many reasons for testicular pain. Bottom line, if you have testicular pain...Pain in the testicle...You should go to the nearest er immediately to have special imaging to rule out a torsion. Testicular torsion is when the vessels to the testicle twist and the blood supply is lost. If not corrected immediately you could lose the testicle. You may experience belly ...Read more


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Could an inguinal hernia repair elevate the risk of testicular cancer?

Could an inguinal hernia repair elevate the risk of testicular cancer?

Not really: Testicular cancer risk could increase in case of undescended testicle that could be associated with hernia repairing the hernia and bringing the testicle down right around birth could decrease that chance but in later ages most likely testicle has to go while repairing the hernia because the risk is too much now regular hernia repair has no effect on testicular cancer. ...Read more

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Is it possible for an inguinal hernia repair to elevate the risk of testicular cancer?

Is it possible for an inguinal hernia repair to elevate the risk of testicular cancer?

Here are some ...: This is a creative imagination. Clinically, I have never heard of it and realistically, there has been no imaginable cause which may connect to your concern because there is no risk to damage the testis except occasional unknown cut-off testicular artery may lead to testicular atrophy. ...Read more

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What can I take for testicular pain after hernia surgery?

What can I take for testicular pain after hernia surgery?

Pain medication : You can take tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen, or if the pain is really bad, narcotics like vicodin or codeine. ...Read more

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Could my umbilical hernia be causing my testicular pain?

Could my umbilical hernia be causing my testicular pain?

Not likely.: Umbilical hernia is not anatomically related to testicle. Have a urologist take a look at testicle to exclude any possiblity of infection or tumor. ...Read more

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Is it normal for a urologist to perform a (DRE) without asking if patient agrees and explaning why to determine the cause of a hernia/testicular pain?

Is it normal for a urologist to perform a (DRE) without asking if patient agrees and explaning why  to determine the cause of a hernia/testicular pain?

Physical examination: includes rectal examination , and pelvic examination in female doctor informs , in your case is needed. Pelvic examination how ever more restrictions added like age , need availability of chaperon etc ...Read more

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Can testicular pain onset over 2-3 hours be torsion? Primarily pelvic pain and testicle later. No hernia per exam. No swelling. Improved to milder pain worsened with activity 20 hours later

Can testicular pain onset over 2-3 hours be torsion?  Primarily pelvic pain and testicle later.  No hernia per exam.  No swelling.  Improved to milder pain worsened with activity 20 hours later

Sudden onset: Torsion of the testicle occurs very suddenly. Other inflammatory condtions like orchitis and epididymitis can occur more gradually. If this discomfort persists, an exam by a urologist is recommended. ...Read more

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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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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