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Pain between anus and scrotum after an ankle surgery. Pain started while having anesthesia. Why?

I had ankle surgery in sep. 2012 i was put under for ankle scoping and fused tendons. When i was on the table. After they strapped me down and a few seconds after injecting the anastesia i felt a sharp (pinch/pressure) on the area between my anus and scrotum . And now every day since the surgery it is now Feb 2013 my scrotum, left side righrlt and under side itches like crazy. Lanacane helps occasionaly byt its still there.
Asked On : Fri, 22 Feb 2013
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Pain Medicine & Palliative Care Specialist 's  Response
The pain that you experienced during the start of your anaesthesia could have been a side-effect of an anti-sickness drug which results in pain in this area that lasts for 20 to 30 seconds. It is a rare but recognised side-effect. I do not know what drugs were used for your anaesthetic but this is a possibility.
The prolonged itching that you are experiencing is very unusual but could possibly be related to the drug. These symptoms are likely to subside over time.
Dr K A Pottinger,
Answered: Wed, 25 Sep 2013
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