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Swollen testicles - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello
User :   i needed details of inguuinal hernia surgery
Doctor :   how can I help yu
User :   actually i got the uhs surgery 5 days back and i am facing certain problems
Doctor :   Please elaborate UHS
User surgery or something my doctor did not tell much
Doctor :   What was the problem
Doctor :   for which surgery was done
User :   i feel my testicles are swollen..the left one i got a surgery to left side
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   It is hernia surgery
User :   yes
User :   inguinal hernia mesh repair
Doctor :   K

Doctor :   What are the question you want to get answers for
User :   first one is that i have a swollen left testicle
User :   second i feel numbness near the area of surgery
Doctor :   Do yoiu mean after the surger
User :   yes
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :   What else?
User :   before the testicle was swollen a bit more and i could feel something going in out when i used to stand and sleep
Doctor :   I can understand that
Doctor :   But what are the problems after the surgery
User :   ok
User :   after the surgery 1)i feel numbeness in the area of surgery 2)I feel dragging sensation there at that area
User :   i also wanted to ask whether i can masturbate and would it cause any recurrence of hernia
Doctor :   for the second question

Doctor :   there wont cause any recurrence
Doctor :   with masturbation
Doctor :   For the numbness during the surgery the nerve supplying the skin of the portion is cut
Doctor :   and it causes the numbness
Doctor :   and it is not worrisome too
User :   ok
User :   so i can masturbate after 5 days after surgery if i feel comfortable
Doctor :   Yoiu need 3 weeks
Doctor :   before resuming masturbation
User :   why is that so doctor
Doctor :   Masturbation
Doctor :   can attimes cause problem to the operation area befiore it heals
User :   you mean the stiches or the mesh
Doctor :   stitches

Doctor :   are you queries answered
Doctor :   anything else
User :   ok actually i tried it this morning but did not ejaculate is it that the surgery affected my fertility
Doctor :   No
Doctor :   never
Doctor :   You dont have to bother
Doctor :   it is the numbness
Doctor :   that doesnt succed in gettting the feeling
Doctor :   It goes off
Doctor :   in somedays
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Dont worry
User :   ok i havent got any wet dreams also due to several erotic dreams i got last 3 days
Doctor :   It is nothing related to the surgery
User :   is not not related to fertility?
Doctor :   Ok i will answer this before that
Please fill this form I send, and say done when done.
Doctor :   No it is not related to the fertility at all
Doctor :   Stay cool
Doctor :   Have you filled the form which I have sent?

User :   yes doctor
Doctor :   Will you need any further Help?
User :   one last thing doctor
Doctor :   Tell Me..
User :   you said the numbness around the area of sitches is due to cutting of a nerve for which iam unable to get the feel during masturbation or wet dreams so will this nerve heal ??
Doctor :   Sure it will ..
Doctor :   There will be regeneration..
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Doctor :   hi
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