After a bilateral inguinal hernia
repair, I experienced onset of swelling
and excruciating pain in my left testicle, and along the spermatic cord. I was assessed in an emergency, and given an ultrasound, diagnosed with epidiymitis and given a course of antibiotics for 7 days. The Pain and swelling returned and I was given another 7 day course of antibiotics (Cipro, both times). It is now about 6 weeks post op. and I am still having acute discomfort.