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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

Dr. Tanya Russo
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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 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

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I have red swollen and itchy scrotum, what is this and treatment?

See professionals...: How long has it been? The described pictures suspect the occurrence of acute epididymitis if deep inside the sac or scrotal abscess from infected sebaceous cyst if on the scrotal skin, and either requires urgent attention. So, collect the onset, duration, and progress of the symptoms with their detailed sequence of event, and bring those to doc for review, analysis, more hx, physicals, tests... ...Read more

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What is the treatment of scrotal fungus?

What is the treatment of scrotal fungus?

Over the counter: Scrotal fungus is termed tinea crura, and is easily treated with over the counter antifungal creams, powder, or spray. Tinactin and Lamisil are two very common ones. Either formulation works, just follow the instructions on the bottle or tube. ...Read more

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Best treatment for folliculcitis on scrotum.

Best treatment for folliculcitis on scrotum.

Warm soaks.: Try starting with a simple warm soak to the area twice daily. Soak a washcloth in warm (not hot) water, ring it out and hold it on the scrotum for fifteen minutes. Hopefully this will open up the follicles and allow them to drain. Hopefully this will be all you’ll need. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for scrotal calculi?

What is the treatment for scrotal calculi?

Surgical removal: Is the only treatment. All the calcifications must be removed otherwise recurrence occurs. Have you had this for many years? You are 65.This disease occurs in teenage years. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Scrotum itch and infection treatment please?

Scrotum itch and infection treatment please?

Please clarify: Do you have a rash? Other sore? Back pain? Any injuries? Any other specific information to assist us help you? ...Read more

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My scrotum is red, dry and itchy. What are my treatment options?

My scrotum is red, dry and itchy. What are my treatment options?

Sx's: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more

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My doppler scrotum test shows bilateral funiculitis, . What is the treatment?

My doppler scrotum test shows bilateral funiculitis, . What is the treatment?

Depends on symptoms.: Bilateral funiculitis means inflammation of the spermatic cord on both sides. This could be detected on power doppler ultrasound as increased flow and dilated blood vessels. Treatment depends on clinical signs and symptoms. If there is minimal pain or discomfort, no treatment may be necessary. Signs of infection require treatment with antibiotics. Pain can be treated with anti-inflammatory meds. ...Read more

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What is a good treatment if a cleaning acid contacted male genitals (scrotum)?

What is a good treatment if a cleaning acid contacted male genitals (scrotum)?

Here are some...: The care for what you reported would depend on the degree and area of "burned" by cleaning acid as well as personal coping ability. General measures include: 1. copious irrigation with sterile saline or sterile water especially for first degree, 2. keep the affected area as dry and clean as possible, 3. take oral pain killer to ease pain as needed, etc. If in second degree, seek evaluation &. .. ...Read more

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Tell me the right treatment for scrotal wall dermatitis and what precaution to be take to have early recovery?

Tell me the right treatment for scrotal wall dermatitis and what precaution to be take to have early recovery?

Steroids and? Antifun: It depends on the cause. There can be fungal infection along with cotact or other eczematous dermatitis.So treatment consists of steroid creams and often with an addition of anti fungal cream. You have to avoid too much perspiration in that area by wering loose ubderwears and cotton clothes and avoid tight jeans etc. Which increases the perspiration in that area of body. ...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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What do you suggest if my doppler scrotum test shows bilateral funiculitis, more on left side. What is the treatment/medication?

What do you suggest if my doppler scrotum test shows bilateral funiculitis, more on left side. What is the treatment/medication?

Antibiotics: Funiculitis is inflammation of the spermatic cord. Treated with broad spectrum antibiotics such as cipro (ciprofloxacin) or levofloxacin or by doxycycline or septra.Also NSAIDS, scrotal support &, if epididymis also inflamed, ice pack intermittently. The doctor who ordered the sonogram, is surely following up on the ultrasound report. Hope you get well soon. ...Read more

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Hello. Dactarin and daktakort cream hasn't removed redness of my scrotum. What should be the next course of treatment?

Hello. Dactarin and daktakort cream hasn't removed redness of my scrotum. What should be the next course of treatment?

Here are some...: The combined use of micoconazole and hydrocortisone is for skin fungal infection with itchy irritation. If not working, consider other diagnosis or if scrotal redness warrants the need for treatment. Hence, seek evaluation to confirm what may cause scrotal redness before blindly trying topical agent. To help how to deal with such, go to http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html and others in Site. ...Read more

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I have itching around and beneath scrotum, which after I abrade the skin is scratch and I use cologne to clean the area. What is the cause? Treatment?

I have itching around and beneath scrotum, which after I abrade the skin is scratch and I use cologne to clean the area. What is the cause? Treatment?

Don't use cologne!: The cause could be a lot of things - a fungal infection commonly known as jock itch is a likely cause. No one can tell you without seeing it however. Whatever the cause, cologne is only going to make it worse however. It will dry it out and irritate it more. Wash with mild soap and water. Get a jock itch powder at the pharmacy and make an appointment to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get rid of scrotal Angiokeratomas forever after cryotherapy or laser treatment. Best regards, Fadhel?

Is it possible to get rid of scrotal Angiokeratomas forever after cryotherapy or laser treatment. Best regards, Fadhel?

No, but. ..: Some men tends to have angiokeratomas on their scrotum, which requires no treatment if being free of mental & physical hang-up - concern, and there has been no known means to "cure" it. So, you needs to adopt and adapt to what you have got in life. I do realize this is not what you like to hear; but, I'm sure this is what you need to hear; don't let political correctness and commercialism rein. ...Read more

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What could be the treatment for skin coloured bumps on my scrotum? They are painless, around 15 years old, itchy, big and small, not spreading further

What could be the treatment for skin coloured bumps on my scrotum? They are painless, around 15 years old, itchy, big and small, not spreading further

Scrotal skin: These longstanding lumps on the skin of the scrotum most likely are normal hair follicles which look very prominent because scrotal skin is thinner than skin in other areas of the body. Keep the area clean and dry by avoiding very tight underwear and jeans. White cotton underwear is preferred. You can also apply talcum powder. ...Read more

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My scrotum was irritated and red, and over 48 hours became very swollen. It no longer hurts but scrotum skin is thick and swells with fluid. Treatment?

My scrotum was irritated and red, and over 48 hours became very swollen. It no longer hurts but scrotum skin is thick and swells with fluid. Treatment?

See your doctor: Your symptoms make indicate a problem that requires treatment with your doctor. I advise you to see a dermatologist or urologist as soon as possible. ...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