Thanks again William and thank you @drtowfigh
When you say ‘When the testicle was moving up, this was the first sign that your inguinal hernia repair had recurred’. Do you mean it was the first sign that the hernia had reccurred?
If so, that does make sense to me.
Thanks William, It definitely feels like muscle spasms.
Before a bowel movement or whenever I have some wind or if I’m cold, I get pain and tightness in the left inguinal region and my testicles will be pulled up unnaturally high. It’s extremely uncomfortable and can last a long time.
The one thing that I know will relax it is to sit in a warm…[Read more]
Sorry to resurrect this thread, but I am still waiting to go for my hospital appointment.
If it is a nerve that is being impinged as Good Intentions says, would that cause the testical to be pulled up unnaturally high?
Hi Good intentions,
Thank you for your quick reply.
What you said does make sense and it is very helpful.
The first was an open repair. The operation a few weeks ago was laparoscopic.
I can only describe it as an uncontrollable tightness like a muscle spasm which comes on randomly during activity or just before a bowel movement. The only thing…[Read more]
I have had an inguinal hernia repair previously, about 20 years ago on the left side.
I injured myself after exercising a year ago. My scrotum started pulling my testicles up painfully high randomly throughout the day. It looked like swelling, but I now think it may have been the bulge of the left testical under skin.
A few months ago a doctor…[Read more]