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Huge boil on right scrotum. Hurts?

Huge boil on right scrotum. Hurts?

See a urologist: You need to be on antibiotics and have the boil drained. That will take care of the problem & the pain. Good luck. ...Read more

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Boil (Definition)

A boil is an infected epidermoid cyst of the skin. Usually related to sebaceous glands, which secrete waxy/oily lubricant ...Read more


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How to stop boils on scrotum from hidradenitis. ?

How to stop boils on scrotum from hidradenitis. ?

Basic hygeine: The best treatment for scrotal boils is PREVENTION. Clean and dry skin around the clock is mandatory. Over the counter product such as Gold Bond powder may have some soothing effect. Definitive treatment of hidradenitis in the groin is wide surgical excision, which is recommended for frequent and severe episodic hidradenitis suppurativa. ...Read more

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My bf has a boil on the underside of his scrotum. What is the best way to treat it?

My bf has a boil on the underside of his scrotum. What is the best way to treat it?

See a doctor : If it is indeed an abscess he needs antibiotics and possibly to have the abscess drained. Infections in this area that are left untreated can lead to serious complications. ...Read more

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I have a painful spot at the back of my scrotum. The spot it almost like a miniature boil and everyone i touch it it hurts! please help?!

Go to the Doctor: A boil, an abscess, an infection, having pain...All of these mean that your answer will not be found on the internet. Please go to your family clinic urgently. ...Read more

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I have boil type bumps on my scrotum filled with blood and they come and go and pop and hurt?

See below : Boils are caused by bacteria, usually Staphylococcus aureus, that often normally reside on and colonize the skin. When the bacteria enter a break in the skin or travel down a hair follicle, a boil occurs. Good hygiene; avoiding shaving and chafing of the scrotum, wearing clean and breathable underwear to minimize moisture and heat, and use of an antibacterial soap can all be preventative. ...Read more

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Question husband diagnosed with an boil or abcest on scrotum has drainage it has stopped after five days but still hard lump is this normal?

Question husband diagnosed with an boil or abcest on scrotum has drainage it has stopped after five days but still hard lump is this normal?

There are really 2: Questions here. A boil in general is not normal but not unusual. It is an abnormal finding wherever it is. Once it drained, is it abnormal to have firm and inflamed tissue? No. If it all drained it may clear. It may also resume if all the material did not drain. Keep the area clean but if it worsens u may need antibiotics. ...Read more

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I have a bump similarto a boil near my scrotum sac in the thigh fold .What it could be .Its thre for arround a week .

Boil in Groin: Many things can cause boils in the groin area. They include: ingrown hair. Result of a splinter or other foreign material that gets lodged in the skin. Plugged sweat glands that become infected. Any break in the skin, even a small cut or scrape, can develop into an abscess, which can become infected with bacteria and needs to be treated by a physician. ...Read more

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My husband has a apple size extremely painful lump directly behind his scrotum sac ....he is in EXCRUTIATING pain ,II believe it may be a boil ?

My husband has a apple size extremely painful lump directly behind his scrotum sac ....he is in EXCRUTIATING pain ,II believe it may be a boil ?

Seek urgent care...: What described needs urgent professional evaluation and counseling so to decide what is correct diagnosis and how is the right means of care for him. Remember to bring the info on the onset, degree, duration, & progress of the symptoms and signs over time to Doc for analysis + physical exam + tests as needed. Best wish ... ...Read more

Scrotum (Definition)

Sac below penis that holds testicles ...Read more