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What's the best treatment to get rid of scrotal swelling?

What's the best treatment to get rid of scrotal swelling?

See a urologist: Most common cause of scrotal swellings are hydroceles (sac of fluid around testicle)+ corrected by minor surgery. Spermatoceles are benign cysts which can be removed if large or symptomatic. Swellings with pain can be due to twisted testicle or epididymitis, former needs surgery asap ot save testis, latter needs antibiotics. Testis tumors need surgery. Treatment for scrotal edema is non-surgical. ...Read more

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Dr. Eric Weisman
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Edema (Definition)

Fluid in the tissues, either caused by something local to the swollen area like an injury or inflammation, or from the body's retention of water. Gravity brings the fluid to the feet & legs in that case. As a general rule, if one foot is swollen, something is wrong with the foot. If both feet are swollen, it's not the feet, but water ...Read more


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I have 12+ small sebaceous cysts on my scrotum. My GP said that they are too small to remove. I'm wondering if there is any alternative treatment?

I have 12+ small sebaceous cysts on my scrotum. My GP said that they are too small to remove. I'm wondering if there is any alternative treatment?

No: This is genetic. They're not dangerous but not every guy would want them. A trip to a dermatologist or plastic surgeon could perhaps get you fixed up. ...Read more

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Day5 after Hydrocele surgery.Scrotum feels the same and have same size like before.I was expecting a postop. edema, but feels exactly like my hydrocel?

Day5 after Hydrocele surgery.Scrotum feels the same and have same size like before.I was expecting a postop. edema, but feels exactly like my hydrocel?

It is edema: Hydrocelectomy can be traumatic to the testicle and there can be more edema than you expected. The only way you can know for sure is to have your scrotum examined by your surgeon. ...Read more

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Can a scrotal edema be removed?

Can a scrotal edema be removed?

No: Scrotal edema should be diagnosed based on the cause. It can be remedied, but not by drainage. The body needs to reabsorb this fluid. Is there swelling elsewhere in the body? Are you walking? Do you have an heart conditions? ...Read more

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Does kidney disease cause scrotal edema?

Scrotal edema: If a person has heavy proteinuria, low serum albumin, and generalized edema with fluid in the abdominal cavity, then scrotal edema can result. Other kidneys of kidney disease do not typically cause localized fluid retention in the scrotum. ...Read more

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What is vasitis nodosa?Symptoms?Diagnosis?Treatment?Can scrotal trauma cause vasitis nodosa?

What is vasitis nodosa?Symptoms?Diagnosis?Treatment?Can scrotal trauma cause vasitis nodosa?

Vas Deferns: Vasitis nodosa is a complication experienced in approximately 66% of men who undergo vasectomy. It is a benign nodular thickening of the vas deferens, in which small off-shoots proliferate, infiltrating surrounding tissue.] it can be mistaken for low-grade adenocarcinoma by pathologists and is implicated in late vasectomy failure. ...Read more

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I have black mixed with white patches aruond scrotum and thigh ..nd also a some cut surface ..what is treatment ?

I have black mixed with white patches aruond scrotum and thigh ..nd also a some cut surface ..what is treatment ?

Here are some...: The reported info does not suffice to deduce right Dx although such lesions may represent the occurrence of local skin depigmentation (vitiligo or lentigo), which has no cure. However, following instructions described in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html may help you on how to work closely with doc so to reach right Dx for right Rx, care, & counseling. More? See urologist or dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have treated syphillis but still have the large bug bite like thing on my scrotum. what other treatment can i explre?

I have treated syphillis but still have the large bug bite like thing on my scrotum. what other treatment can i explre?

See a dermatologist: Since you left out every single detail which might provide a clue, your question can allow no answer except to tell the attending Dr or clinic to reevaluate you at once. Wrong diagnosis? Wrong treatment? How long on treatment? What was the treatment? etc ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for scrotal hematoma?

What is the best treatment for scrotal hematoma?

Nothing: Well, first of all treat the reason why there is bleeding in scrotum. Rest may be adequate for most cases, but in severe cases blood can be drained surgically to relieve pressure. ...Read more

Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more


Scrotum (Definition)

Sac below penis that holds testicles ...Read more