After inguinal hernia surgery is the pain worse the next day?

Incisional pain. You are experiencing incisional pain which can last a few days after surgery. It should settle down in a few days as will the swelling that is expected after surgery. Hope this helps.
Yes. It will get better daily-weekly but initially after anesthesia, narcotics and / or blocks wear off it is substantial!

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Hi, I recently had inguinal hernia surgery 6months ago. I'm doing physiotherapy and recently after exercising, next day I get tingles, is this normal?

Can be. The area has some sensitive nerves and it is common to experience some numbness, tingling or even pain in the groin area after a repair. Try some gentle massage in the area along with cold therapy. Most of these symptoms should go away by 9 months. . Read more...

After inguinal hernia surgery is it true that I won't get another hernia again?

Not true. While the surgeon tries his best rarely recurrent hernia can be a problem. Hope for the best and good luck! Read more...
Hernia recurrence. Medical studies suggest that on average, 5% of patients will have a new hernia on the same side within 10 years of inguinal hernia surgery. There is no perfect inguinal hernia repair yet. Hernia registries in Europe have recently shed light on which repairs have lower risks of hernia recurrence. In the US, a registry was started 1 year ago, so we will have more information in the next deca. Read more...

What is involved in the two week follow up exam after inguinal hernia surgery? Is this the only follow up appointment?

Eval progress. In general, the two week follow up allows enough time for initial swelling and pain to subside. The incision is checked, acceptable activity levels are reviewed, and specific questions answered. Some level of pain is usually still present with certain movements. At six weeks one should be free to advance to full activity as tolerated. Read more...
Possible but... At least, one postop visit after inguinal heniorrhaphy is reasonable to check how the "wound" heals and if the postop resolution has been as expected, and give some advice for future lifestyle. More? Ask Doc face to face, and don't leave related doubts in mind. Best wish ... Read more...

What if one testicle now hangs lower after inguinal hernia surgery? Is this normal?

Sounds normal. One testicle almost always hangs lower than the other; this is normal in all men. (Most commonly the left is lower, but it can go either way.) I'm guessing it's always been that way for you and you're now just looking more closely. Hernia surgery is not likely to make much difference -- but even if it does, it's not a health concern. Read more...

I am having ED after inguinal hernia surgery. A mesh was placed in me. I am very worried, I will not be the same. Can I have an explanation of to why.

Unusual. It would be highly unusual to have long-term or permanent ED after undergoing inguinal hernia surgery with mesh placement. May be due to postop pain for now. Are you still having pain? Please check with your surgeon. Read more...

Is having discomfort and minor aches approximately one year after inguinal hernia surgery normal?

Yes and no. If the pain started after some physical activity like a heavy lifting it could be normal pending how the hernia was repaired open or laproscopic with or without screen or mesh. It it happen without any incident then it is not normal . Take ibuprofen 600-800 mg after each meal for a week . Either way if pain persisted see your doctor. Read more...