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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

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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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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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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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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Testicle pain a symptom of hernia?

Testicle pain a symptom of hernia?

Could be: It is possible but without a bulge in the area unlikely. It could also be a back problem specially if the testicle is not tender to touch. If tender to touch it is likely epididymitis. See a urologist. ...Read more

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There is a lump on my testicle, it doesnt hurt when i touch it but i get irregular testicle pain, could this be a cancerous lump? Could it be a hernia

Could be: several things, and the only way to find out is to have an exam and probably an ultrasound. This doesn't hurt, and is the only way to find out what is going on. Please don't "sit on this" as it could indeed be dangerous. ...Read more

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6 mo ago had 3 hernias lariscopic 1 rt was reaccurance without pain dr removed plug for new patch now have rt testicle pain comes and goes through out the day or week it seems less and less till this last weekend anyways the dr wants to do a nerve block t

Here are some...: The recurrence and inguinal / scrotal pain are common and their Rx & care are still evolving. For a reasonable overview, please peruse the article in https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Post_herniorraphy_pain_syndrome and in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html; thereby, you should gain much insight on how to handle the related concerns after inguinal hernia repair. ...Read more

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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


Testicle Pain (Definition)

Testicular pain can be acute or chronic, and is perceived as pain emanating from the scrotum. Sudden, sharp pain is often referred to as an acute scrotum, and requires quick evaluation to rule out testicular torsion. Trauma and infections can present similarly. Chronic orchalgia is usually a dull ache, and is often difficult ...Read more