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How should I relieve pain from a bruised scrotum?

How should I relieve pain from a bruised scrotum?

Meds, Rest, and Cold: If you have no allergies, consider utilizing ibuprofen, tylenol, (acetaminophen) and cold therapy as otc methods to reduce pain. Keeping pressure off the area should lessen further chafing/pain. If pain is quite severe, consult with physician for short course of more powerful pain killers. ...Read more

Bruise Or Contusion (Definition)

Bruises, or ecchymoses, are discolorations and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the surrounding tissues. A serious disease called pupura presents as a cluster of small bruises called petachia. Petachia often appears as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could indicate a problem. ...Read more


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How do I relieve pain from bruising my scrotal sac?

How do I relieve pain from bruising my scrotal sac?

Ice pack & rest: Assuming scrotal bruising is a result of trauma or surgery, in which case taking Ibuprofen +/or tylenol (acetaminophen) with or without Codeine will help. Need to see a dr. If scrotum is tender & you just think pain is from bruising, pain could be due to something else. ...Read more

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Bug bite on scrotum causing bruising, should I be concerned?

Bug bite on scrotum causing bruising, should I be concerned?

Here are some. ..: Bug bite-related bruising itself is not a big concern, which will naturally resolve in time and with patience although some undue swelling or infection may ensue and require active attention. The bottom-line issue is how you get such bite, from scabies or environmental exposure? Knowing so will help how to treat it now and prevent its recurrence. So, work closely with Doc timely. Best wishes. .. ...Read more

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My boyfriend had an epididectomy last thurs and has had bruising and fluid in his scrotum. Is it normal for the fluid to become jello like?

My boyfriend had an epididectomy last thurs and has had bruising and fluid in his scrotum. Is it normal for the fluid to become jello like?

A thick substance: It is normal for a somewhat thick substance be in or around the scrotum, as this tells us it is healing from the procedure. If it becomes black or odorous, consult provider for assessment. ...Read more

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I'm having continous itching on my scrotum and private part. When I scratch it I feel pain like little bruises.

I'm having continous itching on my scrotum and private part. When I scratch it I feel pain like little bruises.

B 12 deficiency?: There are several possibilities. One possibility is that you have a vitamin b 12 deficiency, which can case the skin to itch. If you take b 12 use the sublingual under the tongue type for more absorption. Check w/your doc to make sure it is not something else. ...Read more

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My scrotum is bruised due to possible lower abdamin bleeding, I cant see my GI Dr. For 2 weeks. I have Crohn's disease. Will I be ok until then?

My scrotum is bruised due to possible lower abdamin bleeding, I cant see my GI Dr. For 2 weeks. I have Crohn's disease. Will I be ok until then?

Go to ER: Not sure of your history or whether you are on blood thinners but the story you relay really is concerning to me. Chrons can cause fistulas and sometimes the fistula may involve a blood vessel leading to internal bleeding. If this is the case, this is a surgical emergency. ...Read more

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My scrotum is a little enlarged and very bruised. I have no pain but the bruising is pretty worrisome. I have not been hit there, and do not remember

My scrotum is a little enlarged and very bruised. I have no pain but the bruising is pretty worrisome. I have not been hit there, and do not remember

Scrotum: It probably means some bleeding elsewhere has found its way into your scrotum. Given your multi-surgical GI history, it suggests bleeding in the lower abdomen. You need to to see your surgeon and/or GI doc ASAP. Its also possible you are bleeding from a blood anti-coagulation issue. Maybe too much ibuprofen and/or other drugs. ...Read more

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48hrs ago, I got kicked in scrotum. I have pain n feel a clot on my right scrotal ligament near my body in size of a pea. No bruise, no swelling.

48hrs ago, I got kicked in scrotum. I have pain n feel a clot on my right scrotal ligament near my body in size of a pea. No bruise, no swelling.

Get a scrotal ultrasound: An easy, noninvasive test such as a scrotal ultrasound can tell you a lot. The lump could be there for other reasons. Get a scrotal ultrasound to make sure the testicles, epididymus and scrotum itself are ok. Could be testicular tear or other injury. ...Read more

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Noticed a small bruise and swelling last night on my scrotum. Today it is almost all black and tender. Should I wait for it to go away or see a doctor?

Noticed a small bruise and swelling last night on my scrotum. Today it is almost all black and tender. Should I wait for it to go away or see a doctor?

Here are some...: Without a direct look at it, but based on what described, this bruised swelling could represented infected sebaceous cyst forming an abscess on its verge of spontaneous bursting. If not running chill & fever, not feeling sick, and being healing, you may wait out & let nature take its course for now. If still in doubt, seek evaluation soon. Besides, such a cyst (if yes) may recur even after healing ...Read more

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After a left inguinal hernia repair, why are my left testical and scrotum now bruised?

After a left inguinal hernia repair, why are my left testical and scrotum now bruised?

Common: Early after inguinal hernia it is not uncommon to have some temporary scrotal swelling and bruise color. It usually resolves in a few days. If there is a lot of pain and increasing swelling, contact your surgeon. ...Read more

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Penis and scrotum purple and bruised 3 days after open mesh inguinal hernia surgery. Is this normal?

Penis and scrotum purple and bruised 3 days after open mesh inguinal hernia surgery. Is this normal?

Normal!: Indeed you most probably had a bleed during or after surgery and the blood found its way by gravity to your penis and scrotum. If no swelling is present give time for complete remission. If swelling present go back to see the surgeon! ...Read more

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I have pain in my left groin and testicle is slightly tender. Both testicles are just outside of scrotum when I lay down. Should I go to er?

I have pain in my left groin and testicle is slightly tender. Both testicles are just outside of scrotum when I lay down. Should I go to er?

Yes!: You could have a twisted testicle (torsion), or an infection of some part od the male "plumbing". Either situation is potentially very serious and needs evaluation and appropriate treatment in a timely manner. ...Read more

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Swelling/lump in perineum my husband (age 80) has a lump behind his penis in what I believe is the perineum -- it's the area that connects the scrotum to the rest of his body. The lump is fairly large, smooth, and does not hurt. It seems to be tender wh

Swelling/lump in perineum my husband (age 80) has a lump behind his penis in what I believe is the perineum -- it's the area that connects the scrotum to the rest of his body. The lump is fairly large, smooth, and does not hurt. It seems to be tender wh

Here are some. ..: To see is to believe; so bring him to see a urologist to verify it without a doubt. Further online chat may aggravate more anxiety and fear due to uncertainty although clinically it may be an infected sebaceous cyst. So, bring the info on its onset, duration, evolution, & progress to Doc for analysis + exam with inspection & palpation + tests as needed so to define what it is & how to do with it. ...Read more

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Tender testis, swollen scrotal veins, aching groin & lower abdo, changes sides, never actual testis that feel pain. Dr confirmed it is not torsion?

Tender testis, swollen scrotal veins, aching groin & lower abdo, changes sides, never actual testis that feel pain. Dr confirmed it is not torsion?

Varicocele: It could be due to an abnormal collection of veins in the scrotum. An ultrasound should be able to tell if that is the cause. The other possibility is a hydrocele, which is a fluid filled cyst in the scrotum. A referral to a Urologist may help with the diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Semen ok, scrotal us ok, complete urine analysis is also ok, but why my right testicle veins and epididymis swells&tender if touched? Feel heaviness

Semen ok, scrotal us ok, complete urine analysis is also ok, but why my right testicle veins and epididymis swells&tender if touched? Feel heaviness

Only an advise: I have no clue what you may have. Varicocele is usually on the left side and goes with low sperm count which you don't have. Have follow up appointments with your md but you may consider a second opinion too. Make sure also that the size of your kidneys are normal... ...Read more

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If I don't pee more than 20 minutes I feel pain on my bladder area and in groin & when I pee after holding it my scrotum veins swells and tender. What's it?

If I don't pee more than 20 minutes I feel pain on my bladder area and in groin & when I pee after holding it my scrotum veins swells and tender. What's it?

Not sure of question: If you mean that you hold your urine for more than 20minutes then it is not unusual to get pains in bladder area and some genital discomfort. Otherwise an infection and epididymitis may cause similar complaints. ...Read more

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I pulled my groin really bad playing tennis. My testies were swollen and tender and all groin muscles were sore. Also can't close legs when seated. Most symptoms have gotten better but my scrotum and left testicle seems to have fluid around it?

I pulled my groin really bad playing tennis. My testies were swollen and tender and all groin muscles were sore. Also can't close legs when seated. Most symptoms have gotten better but my scrotum and left testicle seems to have fluid around it?

Be evaluated ASAP...: Don't try to wait out, but be checked if you have testicular torsion (despite age 26), epididymitis (STD-/UTI-related), or disorders of local muscles, joints, or nerves. How to sort these things out correctly? Follow suggestions in articles listed in http://www. Formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html. Thereby, you gain insight on how towork well with Doc. So to reach right diagnosis for right care. ...Read more

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Burning with urination, tender testis&its veins something swelling in scrotum. E.Coli is found in urine culture& pus cells in urine and semen 10-15 hpf?

Burning with urination, tender testis&its veins something swelling in scrotum. E.Coli is found in urine culture& pus cells in urine and semen 10-15 hpf?

Prostate also: Sounds like you already are being treated if you know that it is a e coli infections prob also a prostate infection and should improve with proper antibiotics. ...Read more

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Noticed pea sized tender lump in groin, next to scrotum. Hard to find at times. Tender when touched Hernia? Cancer? Abdominal CAT scan ok a year ago

Noticed pea sized tender lump in groin, next to scrotum. Hard to find at times. Tender when touched Hernia? Cancer? Abdominal CAT scan ok a year ago

Here are some...: Incidentally self-palpating a bump on or beneath skin here and there is a common expected life experience, however, which has induce a lot of unnecessary anxiety in wake of concerning cancer. If found, it's reasonable to be evaluated once; if the impression is uneventful and it remains stable in size, shape, & number, leave it alone and do nothing. If still worried, re-evaluate in 2-3 years. ...Read more

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I have found a small sized patch of blue skin on my pelvis. It does not hurt but is quite obvious. It looks like a bruise.

I have found a small sized patch of blue skin on my pelvis. It does not hurt but is quite obvious. It looks like a bruise.

How long?: If it is not hurting, changing in appearance, or expanding, ask your doctor to check it during your next visit. But if you are concerned, there is no harm is seeing a doctor now- better be sure than sorry. ...Read more

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Having pain in right side pelvis & lower back. Woke up this AM w/ an oval shaped, purple bruise on right side pelvis. What could this be?

Having pain in right side pelvis & lower back. Woke up this AM w/ an oval shaped, purple bruise on right side pelvis. What could this be?

ER: Hopefully, this is just a bruise, may be related to trauma or sexual activityu; however, you must be checked and evaluated in the ER or local UC clinic. ...Read more

Scrotum (Definition)

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