Failed bilateral TEP repair
About a year ago I had a hernia repair on both sides. They put a 10 X 15 cm mesh on both sides. On one side they found a Femoral Hernia on the other side an Indirect Inguinal Hernia. Unfortunately, the surgery failed. I still have Hernia on both sides. They are very small < 1 cm, like before the surgery.
Now I mainly experience a buzzing sensation in my testicles. I also have buzzing/ warmth /sometimes burning in my legs (including lower legs and feet), the exact location is changing throughout the day). The symptoms get worse after doing sports. There is almost no pain in my groin as long as I donâ€™t do sports)
It seems to me that there is something wrong with the blood flow. I will probably need surgery again since there is a chance that I still have a femoral hernia (difficult to see whether this is fixed by the previous repair or an additional inguinal hernia is still present).
If a femoral hernia is present they probably need to use a mesh and use an open repair procedure. However, if my complaints are caused by the mesh and they use another mesh with an open procedure, it becomes almost impossible to remove the laparoscopically placed mesh (they only do mesh removal via an open procedure in Germany (I think), which would mean they would need to remove two meshes).
I donâ€™t know what the best procedure is. I am afraid that my complaints are caused by the mesh and another surgery could make it worse. Or could it be that my hernias are causing these symptoms?
Thank you in advance!
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