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Boils Under Scrotum
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
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
I have a boil on my scrotum. It started as a small hard lump which I ignored. After about 3 weeks it suddenly became swollen and painful.
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