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Inguinal hernia open surgery, pain and swelling in joint and groin area, pain below chest and buttock

Recently on 5th Jan 2012, i had inguinal hernia open surgery on my left side and i m 22 years old male and before one month, i got pain in the joint part of right upper leg and my groin area and gradually increase the pain and swelling in upper right corner near by groin and since 15 days, i am getting pain in upper right buttock and also getting pain in upper right left corner and now i am getting pain and also swelling in above groin area(i think its scrotum area) on both sides and getting discomfort in upper right buttock and little bit pain and i m having pain on ting pain in below chest part sometimes so may you please exaplin the problem and whats the solution and i need more suggestion on my problem
Asked On : Thu, 24 May 2012
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Hi Bhargava,

At 22 yrs you should have strong muscles enough to contain the contents of the abdomen within it.

Since you already had surgery on the left side we need to check the reason for frequent pain and swelling in the inguinal region. At this moment it is essential to get an examination on the right side.

Is it that the muscle are weak to contain the herniation ?

Do you have some occupation or prolonged posture which increases intra abdominal pressure excessively to cause inguinal herniation.?

Do you have a condition which increase the abdominal pressure like cough, mass within in the abdomen?

Did the doctor put a mesh to strengthen the muscle during the previous surgery? If yes then it is clear that the abdominal muscles are weak.

The pain is being referred to the upper right buttock.

Get a complete evaluation by the doctor and provide all the details here.

Answered: Thu, 24 May 2012
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