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Swollen testes with moderate discomfort on sitting, walking after bilateral inguinal hernia repair. How long will it persist?

I have swelling of testes (no bruising), following bilateral inguinal hernia repair (with mesh, using the tension-free method) 7 days ago. It appears to become more pronounced further into the day, with my my testes at time 2-3 times the normal size. It is resulting in a moderate discomfort when sitting, standing and walking. How long could I expect this to last for?
Asked On : Sat, 30 Jun 2012
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Jul 2016
Thanks for your query,based on the facts that you have posted it appears that you have undergone surgery for Bilateral Inguinal Hernia 7 days ago and now has testicular swelling.

It is common to have testicular swelling after hernia surgery which gets resolved within 2-3 weeks.

You need to take broad spectrum antibiotic like Cefexine along with anti inflammatory drug like Diclofenac twice daily.

Answered: Sun, 13 Apr 2014
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