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Cyst removed by scrotal surgery, testicles swollen - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi
User :   i went through a scrotal surgery 4 days back to remove some cysts
Doctor :   Hi
User :   according to doctor, they were benign but i got them removed
User :   i have swollen testicle after the surgery
User :   are u getting my messages ?
Doctor :   yes,i am with you , please proceed
User :   i want to know if swelling after scrotal surgery is normal
User :   that too after 4-5 days of complete bed rest
Doctor :   yes, there could be swelling due to inflammation
Doctor :   and its normal
Doctor :   if it extends more than a week then you have to get back to your surgeon
User :   is there a way to alleviate the swelling ?
User :   some medicine etc..
Doctor :   yes, take tab Ibuprofen 4oo mg twice a day after food , it will help in bringing down the swelling sooner
User :   will it available
User :   i know it it availabl
User :   u there?
Doctor :   yes, it is available
Doctor :   its a very common drug and is an OTC
User :   anything else i need to take care, what is normal recovery period after a scrotal surgery
User :   its almost 2-3 inch cut
Doctor :   since the skin is very soft and stretchy the recovery would be a little late , say more than 2 weeks , keep the area dry it will fasten the healing
User :   ok, leaving it dry also makes the area itchy and unclean
User :   u know it all
User :   i had a shower 3 days after the surgery
Doctor :   washing/ wiping with a antiseptic and drying it with a clean dry towel is what i meant
User :   anything else i can take if i dont find Ibrofuen 400 mg
Doctor :   Tab Tylenol 5oomg of same course will help
User :   i took it for fever
User :   can i take it for swelling as well
Doctor :   yes, that will help in second place , Ibuprofen is the best
User :   i had the surgery on tuesday
User :   u mean the swelling should reduce till tuesday
Doctor :   as i said it may take two weeks on max
Doctor :   but can be fastened to 7 to 10 days by ibuprofen
User :   thanks, i will try it
Doctor :   you are welcome
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me
User :   if i have brufen from india, can i take that also
User :   should have the same salt ?
Doctor :   yes,
User :   its a pink cloured tables if i remeber
Doctor :   yes it is pink
Doctor :   circular in shape
User :   thanks for ur time, god bless us all
Doctor :   wish the same
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