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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Swelling In Pubic Area

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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


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What can cause swelling in pubic bone area and testicles moving up towards pubic bone area with blood in urine as well?

What can cause swelling in pubic bone area and testicles moving up towards pubic bone area with blood in urine as well?

We call swelling: In this area suprapubic swelling. When the testicles seem like they are moving up this is called a retractile testicle. It is due to contraction of cremaster muscle. Hernias can cause suprapubic swelling, as can enlarged lymph nodes, and perhaps this swelling is impacting the spermatic cord which is connected to the testicles. Blood in urine can be from bladder/kidneys/prostate. Need doctor eval. ...Read more

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Haldol (haloperidol) injection, can haldol (haloperidol) cause urine retention and or swelling in the pubic area?

Haldol (haloperidol) injection, can haldol (haloperidol) cause urine retention and or swelling in the pubic area?

Urinary Retention: Can occur with haldol (haloperidol). If your bladder were to become distended — possibly that might appear like swelling. Please let your psychiatrist/ prescribing doctor know. If your bladder is becoming significantly distended then get care acutely. ...Read more

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Can pubic bone instability cause slight swelling of the pubic mound and groin areas and pain in hip when walking long distances? And sciatica pain?

Can pubic bone instability cause slight swelling of the pubic mound and groin areas and pain in hip when walking long distances? And sciatica pain?

Shouldn't: While the pelvis is all interconnected, the pubic bone is in the front, and shouldn't cause swelling. It is curious why you think this joint is unstable. You may want to ask you primary care if an imaging study would be appropriate. Sciatica is typically caused by disc disease of the spine. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What can be the cause of swelling in pubic region?

What can be the cause of swelling in pubic region?

Many things: Irritation or inflammation from shaving, folliculitis, abscesses, carbuncles, hernias, various infections, trauma and bruising, cellulitis, cysts, etc. etc. See the Dr. if you have pubis swelling to get the most likely diagnosis and any necessary treatment. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What could be swelling in the pubic area?

What could be swelling in the pubic area?

Few possibilities: Depends, fat tissue, bladder distension etc, have it checked by your doctor. Does it hurt, is it increasing and decreasing at times or remains the same? ...Read more

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Swelling in the pubic area, what's wrong?

Swelling in the pubic area, what's wrong?

Too Vague: The 'pubic area' could encompass any number of areas. The reasons for swelling in any of these areas would be different depending on exactly where that swelling is, when it started, pain, anything make it worse, anything make it better? All of these are necessary to help from a doctors point of view. ...Read more

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Boil like swelling on the pubic area. What does this mean?

Boil like swelling on the pubic area. What does this mean?

Medical Consult: You may need to see a doctor to get the boil treated. It is likely you may need antibiotics and possibly incision and drainage of the pus. In the meantime warm compresses, hot shower the area may allow the boil to open on its on. ...Read more

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Swelling on right side of groin in pubic area?

Swelling on right side of groin in pubic area?

Evaluation Needed: It could be anything from kidney stones to tumors to infection so an evaluation is needed. ...Read more

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I have noticed a swelling or sagging above my pubic area, with varying levels of swelling or sagging. Could this be a hernia? Or any other condition?

I have noticed a swelling or sagging above my pubic area, with varying levels of swelling or sagging. Could this be a hernia? Or any other condition?

Could be: The location you are describing is unusual for a hernia unless you had surgery before and this is incisional hernia.
if the bulge is to the side of your pubic bones then the possibility of hernia is much higher.
Could be excess skin if you lost weight recntly.
Could be a full bladder.
The list could be long.
See a doctor. ...Read more

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I have swelling in my pelvic/pubic area and on the top of the shaft of my penis. Not redness. No discomfort or pain to speak of?

Here are some...: Simple step to solve this concern is see a urologist although prominent mons pubis or lipoma or sebaceous cyst, etc. To get these efforts done correctly, follow the instructions described in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html; thereby, you gain much insight on how to work closely with doc. ...Read more

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I had a slight ache and then a tender area either side of my pubic area and now I have slight swelling around the testicles. Is this fluid?

I had a slight ache and then a tender area either side of my pubic area and now I have slight swelling around the testicles. Is this fluid?

It might be but: It might be but swelling, discoloration and pain in the genital area are symptoms you should NOT iignore. Please contact your GP ASAP. From across the Pond, Dr. Anne. ...Read more

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I gave found a small hard pea sized lump in my pubic area, with no redness swelling or tenderness?

I gave found a small hard pea sized lump in my pubic area, with no redness swelling or tenderness?

Lump in pubic area: It could be a few things: a sebaceous cyst, a lymph node, the beginning of an abscess formation. The Best thing to do is get it checked out by your doc, but it doesn't sound like an urgent thing — maybe in the next 1-2 weeks. ...Read more