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Had a double hernia operation, Groins swollen and sore testicles. Is it normal?

yes hello i have just had a double hernia op last week on in the right groin and also an umbilical .i wake up in morning feeling sore but i havent been doing any lifting but walking alot just in the last 2 days.Now my testicles seem really sore and my groin seem really swollen again .is this normal cause they fell like there getting pulled or twisting .
Asked On : Sat, 16 Feb 2013
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Pain Medicine & Palliative Care Specialist 's  Response
It will take a few weeks to fully recover from this type of surgery. Therefore, I would consider this is quite normal progress at this stage.
It is good to walk to aid post-operative recovery. Take paracetamol and ibuprofen for any pain and drink plenty of fluids. Wear supportive undergarments if you are feeling swollen.
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Answered: Thu, 20 Jun 2013
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General & Family Physician Dr. Varnika J.P.'s  Response
thank you for your query.
post hernia op-Pain persisting beyond the first few days after groin hernia repair is seen in 10–15% patients.the pain generally subsides over the early months.

as for swelling-it is quite common to have a swelling in the scrotum. This swelling contains water, and may contain some blood if bleeding has occurred. This is a result of the peculiar anatomy of the region. The swelling resolves with time. if the symptoms dont subside after few days then its better to consult your surgeon.

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