Chronic pain two years after surgery
I received right side open inguinal hernia repair surgery with mesh a little over two years ago. Last year I received two sets of nerve block shots with no long term success. I have had chronic pain at the site of the surgery and down my inner thigh, my right testicle, and up in my waist and belt area. Sometime into my lower back. The pain is sometimes more intense especially after something labor intensive. The pain varies from sudden shooting, sore, stinging, burning, itching pain. I just came from meeting with the surgeon who did the surgery and said to take Tylenol for the pain and hopefully the pain will fade. He saod his next plan of attack would have been to cut the ilio inguinal (sp?) nerve but that he cut it during the surgery anyway. So I am not sure what to do now. I am only 26 years old and I want to feel 100% again. The only time i felt better was three months after the surgery for about eight months (surgery in February 2016, back to work April 2016, started feeling pain again in December 2016). So now in April 2018 I have stinging pain in my groin as I am typing this. My appointment today was very frustrating since it was a waste of my time.
Any help or advice would be nice.
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