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What Causes A Hydrocele After Hernia Surgery
Inguinal Hernia surgery a week ago, today I noticed my scrotum is enlarged with looks like fluid. Is this common or did my surgery cause hydrocele?
It can happen: It is possible that the inguinal ring may have been made too tight. Another possibility would be bleeding. It should resolve. If it does not, call your surgeon. ...Read more
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
Lump on testicle 5 weeks after hernia repair and hydrocele surgery? What is it? Should I be worried?
After my non mesh bilat. Hernia repair, my scrotum became smaller. Is it possible that my hydrocele got fixed during the surgery?
I had hydrocele and hernia repair surgery last Friday. I've had no pain except normal soreness, but there is still a bulge in my groin. Is this normal?
Probably: As tissue heals, it can become swollen and hard for up to 6 weeks post-operatively. Give it time. Make sure you keep your post-operative appointment. ...Read more
Inguinal hernia repair 9 weeks ago, lichtenstein with mesh. I had an edema which is bigger now, maybe hydrocele? I will need surgery or is going to cure?
Post-op issues: If it is edema/swelling from the surgery, that may go away with medication and time and monitoring the area. If it is a hydrocele, it may need surgery, as... Simple hydroceles in children often go away without surgery, however, in adults, hydroceles usually do not go away on their own. If surgery is needed, it is an easy procedure with very good outcomes. ...Read more
Inguinal hernia repair 9 weeks ago, with mesh. Postop. Edema bigger now, maybe hydrocele? Little pain still. Why? I will need surgery or is going to cure?
Probably wait out...: Local surgical dissection and postoperative tissue reaction for healing may interfere venous and lymphatic drainage, leading to swelling in inguinal and scrotal region. Such takes time to resolve with unpredicable various pace, but is worthwhile to wait and see as long as slow and surely getting better day by day, because nothing can be done except infection. More? Ask surgeon timely. ...Read more
What do you recommend if I have had a inguinal hernia repair and hydrocele repair surgery on june 30th. When will it be safe for me to masturbate again?
Now should be OK: Almost 6 months have passed so that everything should be well healed. ...Read more
I shaved my pubic just over 24 hours before a hernia surgery, I just found out it can cause problems, it been three day I had surgery I feel fine?
Don't worry: If you have had no problem, why worry over uncommon complications from the shaving? ...Read more
I had hernia surgery two years ago. I have gained weight, would it cause pain at the hernia location?
Tissue trauma: Any operation causes tissue trauma, from the skin incision, to the dissection and management of the operative field, to the placement of foreign material such as suture and mesh. While it is all safe on the whole, pain is a normal part of the recovery period. There is however a risk of chronic pain, usually mild, and rarely severe. Hope this helps! ...Read more
I had hernia surgery 10 years ago. Now, I am experiencing occasional pain at the scar site. What might be the cause of this?
Recurrence hernia.: You had inguinal hernia surgery 10 years ago and now experience occasional pain at site. This could be a recurrence. 10 years ago you may have had open repair and the laxity of the abdominal wall may have led to a recurrence. It could be other things. See your surgeon and go from there. Risk factors would be smoking, it impairs healing. Weight gain, it puts stress on the repair. Etc. ...Read more
Not likely: But consult your surgeon, just to make sure. ...Read more
Had hernia surgery in groin as child. Need a MRI will there be any metal clips along with the mesh or anything to cause trouble?
Possible. Unlikely: Sterility requires that both testes, or that both vas deferens (duct from teste that carries sperm) are no longer functional. Injury to the spermatic cord, which contains the vas deferens and blood supply to the teste, is a known complication of inguinal hernia surgery (up to 3%). If you had bilateral operation, or pre-existing problem with opposite teste, then it is possible but very unlikely. ...Read more
I have a high C-reactive protein level (25) after a laprascopic hernia surgery I still have swelling could this be the cause for the high level?
Likely: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, Tissue damage and inflammation from any cause can raise CRP. You may wish to repeat it after you have healed properly, preferably after about 6 weeks. ...Read more
Had femoral hernia surgery a year ago recently was carrying my dauther and felt something pop and cause a lot of pain now there is another bulge.
Could inguinal hernia surgery cause a change in the direction of my erection? I notice it points to the right now.
Could an inguinal hernia surgery cause right side varicocele? Or is it coincidence to have it 6 mnths after?
My inguinal hernia surgery was performed in 2010. I want to know that does masturbation effect hernia surgery? Or can cause any type of problem?
No and no,: Unless it is done in excess. Everything in moderation is the general rule. ...Read more
I had ventral hernia surgery on sept 7th. I get this contraction like feeling and stomach gets hard. It isn't painful but causes discomfort. Normal?
Most likey: It's only been a few days since your surgery and most people will have discomfort for a week or two after ventral hernia repair. Binder support helps sometimes. When is your scheduled postoperative check? Your surgeon is your best resource at this point - call if you have concerns. ...Read more
Can excess beer (8) cause damage/complications to open umbilical hernia surgery no mesh, one night after 2 1/2 weeks post op due to alcohol/bloating?
Yes: alcohol in any amount, but particularly in large amounts, impairs the body's ability to fight infection and heal properly. Binge drinking is associated with increased problems with car accidents, sexual assault, falls, as well as illnesses like pancreatitis, bleeding from the stomach and many other problems. Talk to your doctor about getting help and refrain from excessive use. ...Read more
I had open inguinal hernia surgery a few days ago, I noticed a lot of swelling at and around the incision, is this normal, what causes this, how long should it last and what could I do to reduce it.
Probably normal: If the repair was done with an open technique, there is usually swelling and a firmness felt under the length of the incision. Ice and antiinflammatory medication can help. If it is really large, call your surgeon to check it out - could be bleeding under the skin we call a hematoma. Hope you recover quickly! ...Read more
Had groin hernia surgery 6 weeks ago. Started cardio again and noticed that my GERD is worse after exercise. Could the hernia surgery cause this?
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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