My husband had inguinal hernia surgery 3 days ago. Scrotal swelling is huge & has increased each day. Is daily increase normal? Used Ice & elevated.

Here are some... Go to be checked by the surgeon is the most reasonable thing to do although most of times nothing could be or need to be done since such occurrence after inguinal hernia repair is usually self-limiting, but taking much longer time to resolve. Clinically, it may result from bleeding at the surgical site. Again, go to be checked. Best wish to health...

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I had lap. Inguinal hernia surgery three weeks ago. I feel a "pulling sensation" near my right scrotum. How do I cure this? Can I start working out?

Hernia repair. Check with your doctor, you may have nothing to worry about. He can give you instructions as to when you can workout. Read more...
Normal . There are a variety of different sensations similar to yours after most operations. This will pass in time, but you may have it or some other sensation forever. These should be minor and not limiting. It should also be fine to return to normal activities including the gym as tolerated by pain. Check with your surgeon of you have any doubts. Read more...
Give it time. Not unusual to have pulling sensation this soon after surgery. Some of these symptoms can last for up to three months. As for exercise you should check with your surgeon. However, laparoscopic procedure allows you to return to exercise much faster than conventional surgical repair. Professional athletes (who have to work out) return to full exercise regimen in 2 to 3 weeks. Read more...

I had a left inguinal hernia surgery (open repair) three years back. Sometimes I feel pain at surgical side and in scrotum. What could be the reason?

Hernia Pain. Sometimes hernias can come back. It's possible that you may have a recurrence of your hernia. It can also be other things, but the best thing to do would be to make an appointment to be evaluated by a surgeon. Read more...

After inguinal hernia surgery could there be scar tissue in scrotum?

Maybe. If the hernia was large & extended into the scrotum before the surgery, then scar can form temporarily. Or there can be temporary scrotal swelling after hernia surgery that could feel like scar tissue. See your surgeon for an exam. Read more...
Depends . It really depends on how deep the hernia went down. If the hernia sac went to scrotum then yes. U will have to speak with ur surgeon to c how deep the hernia sac went. If ur having symptoms, u need to b examined in person by ur surgeon and perhaps urologist. Read more...

Could mesh from an inguinal hernia surgery cause chronic pain at the base of the penis/scrotum area? If so, what can be done? (other than painkillers)

Nerve entrapment. It could if nerves were entrapped in the repair. This may also be effected by the use of permanent versus absorbable sutures. Hypersensitivity is not unusual for 2-3 weeks, subsiding thereafter. If yours has persisted longer than that, notify your surgeon. Read more...