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Should the scrotum turn black after linguine hernia surgery?

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should the scrotum turn black after linguine hernia surgery?
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: No i have not seen the doctor. My surgery was yesterday. I am only on hydrocdon
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I can't think of anything and have been very quiet today with small walks outside.
Submitted: 15 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 15 days ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 15 days ago.

Is it possible to post a picture here?

Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 15 days ago.


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Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 15 days ago.

How swollen is the scrotum?

Is there any pain, tenderness?

Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 15 days ago.

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Customer: replied 15 days ago.
I got a hold of the doctor on call. he said it might have some bleeding or fluid down in the scrum. To ice it and support it.
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 15 days ago.

This is right. There may be tiny bleeding at the surgical site. It communicates, with the scrotum and this causes swelling. Since it is blood trickling down, this changes red to blue and black, and thus the color of scrotum. If the swelling or pain increases, you need to go to emergency room.

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