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Had inquinal hernia surgery, penis and scrotum got red, itchy, swollen. Allergy?

i Just had inquinal hernia surgery 4 days ago. On day 2 my Penis and scrotum got red and itchy and now my penis is extremely swollen and red. And my penis and scrotum itch. The urgent care doctor said it was an allergy of some kind, but allergy medicines are not helping and the penis is still very swollen and uncomfortable.
Asked On : Sat, 5 Jan 2013
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the medicines used during surgery antibiotics painkillers paracetamol brufen vitamins dietry suppliments or antibiotic any medicine can cause this
it will take 3 - 4 week after stoping all the medicines used after and during surgery which caused allergy reaction
even if the antiallergics are taken they can take 3 wk
drink lot of warm water to flush out the effect of drugs causing allergies
take fexofenadine 120 mg morning and tab atarax 10 mg at night
apply quardiderm ointment over the affected area 3 - 4 times in a day\
keep area dry and airy
Answered: Thu, 25 Apr 2013
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