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Swelling in testis after hernia surgery - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
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how can i help u
User :   Hi. thanks for your time.....I had hernia surgery 2.5 months ago
Doctor :  
ok
User :   after the operation i had major swellign in the left testis - the side of the hernia
User :  
the swellign has gone down for the most part
User :  
there seems to be a little bit of healing tissue on the left testis still, as it has not gone back to its regular round shape
Doctor :  
ok
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ok
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are yu there
User :   do i need ot be concerned with that
Doctor :   do yu have pain

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or any redness in the left testis
User :  
also, since the operation, the head of the penis gets tucked in under the skin, making it look like it is not circumsized, when in fact i was circumsized when i was a baby.
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do yu have any discharge from the operated site
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are yu there
User :  
there is no pain in the testis at all.
User :  
no redness
User :  
no discharge
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ok
User :  
just slightly out of shape
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ok
User :  
regarding the penis, there is no pain, its just uncomfortable, especially when i walk, and also when i stand, as it gets tucked under the skin
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is the erection normal
User :   yes

Doctor :   is he ejaculation normal
User :  
yes
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then not to worry on the shape
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of the penis
User :  
will it heal
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yes it will heal
User :  
or will it remain in this uncomfortable position forever
User :  
it wil stop gettign tucked ?
Doctor :  
but it will take some time of 2-3 weeks
User :  
its been 10 weeks since the surgery already
Doctor :  
no it will not remain in the uncomfortable position
Doctor :   yes i agree

Doctor :   do yu have any medical illness
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