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Still on the pain 23

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823 days.

Already NOW 823 days after the surgery and STILL pain, doesn’t go away! On the pain scale I am again on 8-10 and NOW I got again antibiotics ===> AUGMENTIN 1.000 mg/62,5 mg <===. They helped last time, so hopefully ALSO this time. I will be soon on “Disability Pension” (early Retirement due to health problems) and waiting till I get the first check paid. After that I will visit the doctor again to sort out the problem, if necessary a new surgery might be possible as it is probably an allergic reaction to the mesh repair. This is nearly by 100% sure as I had a 5 hour examination from a Prof.Dr. XXXX on 15.10.2012 where they mentioned a possible infection also in their report!

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Below is an image that shows what a hernia looks from inside…

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The image credit goes to (a great website in German, who explains very well…):

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Still on the pain 22

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Day 518 after the surgery… More than 1 year!

As I had an appointment on April 17, 2013 with the surgeon, here what happens: for the surgeon there are NO problems; he sent me to someone else specialized in pain treatment. BUT the funny about that is that this service isn’t anymore existing in the same hospital where he is working 😦 NOR that these consultations will get paid back by the social insurance… One consultation would cost 150 €, which is about 194 US$, a lot of money and this without any warranty.

Now comes the most interesting and nearly unbelievable; I had a serious flu and my family doctor prescribed me antibiotics, guess what happens? My pain in the scrotum nearly disappeared completely, I am feeling much more happy now. I still will try to get an appointment soon by my family doctor to find out how we can get the pain completely away. I want also an answer on why the pain disappeared by taking antibiotics and why they left me for more than 500 days in pain…

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Still on the Pain 21

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Date: March 31, 2013

Day 465 after the surgery… More than 1 year!

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Hodenschmerzen nach Leistenbruch-Operation

Hoden-Schmerzen nach Leistenbruch-Operation

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As I am still on pain level 6/10 and that I have ONLY an appointment on April 17, 2013 with the surgeon, so I decided to collect some information about chronic pain after an inguinal hernia surgery. Apparently 10-16%, some say even 30% of patients suffer from chronic pain after the inguinal hernia surgery. Here below my link collection in different languages (I am multilingual…):

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Still on the pain 19

Date: March 11, 2013

Day 445 after the surgery… More than 1 year

Pain Scale 6/10The pain is increasing again and I am now on pain scale level 6/10, not knowing what is happening!??? My moral is (???), need to fight hard to net letting me go down! It’s too long anyway, I need to upgrade my courage as I start to rant too much on Social-Media, not good 😦

I am NOT anymore the person I was before the operation, I wish to become the same again as I start to hate myself for what I am now (mentality)! No life quality anymore with chronically pain, it starts slowly to destroy me, even spouse told me that I changed too much; not good at all to hear it from her…


Still on the pain-12

Day 256 after the surgery…

 

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As already said in previous post there are still some problems of not natural pain to get sorted out! I made already some new scans and also MRI (IRM en français) and the last one was an echo-graph; a control with ultrasonic… Waiting for Thursday to get the report from my medical, but already knowing that there is something strange!!!

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To be continued… :(((


Still on the pain-10

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Date: February 07, 2012.

Day 78 after the surgery, still pain about 6/10 on pain scale and nearly no swelling and hematomas (bruises) anymore, at least this…

I passed a very bad week with a lot of pain (???). On February 02, 2012 I had a control in hospital and I will need a new scanner to find out what is going on on February 24, 2012…

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Still on the pain-9


Hi,

Date: January 31, 2012.

Day 71 after the surgery, still some pain and nearly no swelling and hematomas (bruises) anymore, at least this…

I passed a very bad week with a lot of pain (???), no idea what happens, but actually today I feel good. Yesterday I played for +/- 2 hours Darts in my old Pub which I visit since more than 40 years… I didn’t play darts for the last 6 months because of my surgeries, but I felt very good yesterday and I even won most of my matches (legs) and this without having practicing, WOW 😉 was a great feeling, my moral went up and today no problems :))))))))))))))

Pain level is now at 5/10 and the new drugs “Diclofenac” helps me a lot to get away the inflammation in my genitals, slowly but surely… Feeling like having a bit more Power in the body now, hope this will continue and even getting better. I can’t cope anymore with pain; wish to see the day coming without any pain anymore and to feel like a normal human again. I don’t wish even this to my worst enemy, not funny at all :((((

On Thursday 02 February, 2012 I will have the next control in hospital…