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Can cocaine cause painful swelling inside the scrotum?

Can cocaine cause painful swelling inside the scrotum?

No: Cocaine can cause sperm damage and infertility but not painful swelling. It sounds like you have an infection. Either epididymitis or orchitis, either way you need to see a doctor for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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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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Could shingles cause swelling of scrotum and penis sheath. The rash is all through the area. What to do about it?

Yes: It certainly can cause swelling, pain and rash. Antivirals, pain medications and perhaps steroids can help. See your doctor right away as their is a short time window to get antivirals started. ...Read more

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What is a common cause of swelling in the scrotum behind testicles? It gets worst after ejaculating, but better with advil (ibuprofen). Is it affected by cialis?

What is a common cause of swelling in the scrotum behind testicles? It gets worst after ejaculating, but better with advil (ibuprofen). Is it affected by cialis?

Likley epididymitis: The epididymis collects and warehouses sperm. It is very prone to getting inflammed and swollen. Antiinflammatories like advil (ibuprofen) help, and any activity like sex will make it hurt more. Cialis should have no effect. Other less likely causes to your condition would be fluid from a hydrocele or hernia. ...Read more

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Causes of swelling in face, feet & scrotum?

Causes of swelling in face, feet & scrotum?

SCROTAL SWELLING: If it is even swelling in the scrotum it could be edema. The scrotum is a low tissue tension area that is a common place for fluid to accumulate with heart troubles of fluid issues as well as feet and ankles. He a physician look you over. ...Read more

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What causes multiple (tiny) hematomas to form on the scrotum? No visible swelling, no discomfort, occasionally break open and bleed.

What causes multiple (tiny) hematomas  to form on the scrotum? No visible swelling, no discomfort, occasionally break open and bleed.

Here are some...: What described most likely represents the common occurrence of harmless scrotal angiokeratoma (of Fordyce), which usually carries no clinical significance and requires no active Rx. But if bothered mentally or physically, skillful us of laser or cautery will help. If still in doubt, seek evaluation for confirmation and counseling since right Dx is hard to come by with a direct look. ...Read more

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80 days after scrotal trauma still some actions cause pulling pain in groin.Its not 24/7.Urologist says still some swelling is present, possible?

80 days after scrotal trauma still some actions cause pulling pain in groin.Its not 24/7.Urologist says still some swelling is present, possible?

Portect the jewsl: Depending on the degree of the initial inflammation and bruising, as well as th exact anatomical location , it can take months before swelling completelty subsides. Scrotal elevation may help this. The inflammatory cells and proteins have to get through a few layers of tightly woven facial layers and this may explain why it may take loner to see complete resolution. ...Read more

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Hydrocoele - the swelling of the scrotum/testis. What can cause it?

Connection: The testis are formed near the kidneys & migrate down into the scrotum over time. During descent they leave the abdomen in a tubular projection of a lining of the abdominal wall called the peritoneum, which adheres to the testis & blood vessels like shrink wrap. If the shrink wrap doesn't shrink enough, clear abdominal fluid can end up in the scrotum next to the testis. ...Read more

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Found a swelling in my groin near scrotum, as it began to shrink it caused aching in testicles and groin. Lymph nodes are now swollen all over body.

Found a swelling in my groin near scrotum, as it began to shrink it caused aching in testicles and groin. Lymph nodes are now swollen all over body.

Lymph nodes: This seems to indicate an infective process of some sort. There are also other causes as well. If the lymph nodes are all swollen all over then you must go and see your doctor and get blood tests done. ...Read more

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Can orchitis cause vein like lumps when swollen? It seems to get smaller with the swelling as I elevate my scrotum and legs. Lump at bottom-front&back

Can orchitis cause vein like lumps when swollen? It seems to get smaller with the swelling as I elevate my scrotum and legs. Lump at bottom-front&back

Varicocele: Orchitis will give you sever pain in the testis just like when you have infection somewhere else such as on your face or ear lobe. This sounds more like varicocele. Varicocele is like varicocele is like varicose veins in the legs. it is a bunch of dilated veins around the scrotum. It is usually painless and when you lie down, or elevate the scrotum or you body the veins empty and it gets smaller ...Read more

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Do a lot of people get scrotal swelling?

Do a lot of people get scrotal swelling?

Lots of boys + men: Hydroceles are most common cause for scrotal sweeling in boys. Collection of fluid. Resolves spontaeously by age one year in most infants unless huge. Beyond on year + if fluctuate in size or in adults need surgery to clear. Varicoceles + epididymal cysts are very common in post pubertal males. Testis torsion and epididimitis common + present as painful swellings which need treatment. Tumors rare. ...Read more

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Can I die from scrotal swelling if I ignore it?

Can I die from scrotal swelling if I ignore it?

If untreated cancer: Most scrotal swellings are benign. You will not die from testis torsion or epidymitis, but treatment will make you feel better. Non-tender swellings are also benign unless the testicle is enlarged and hard, or has a hard lump or nodule on it. This could be cancer. Most testis cancers are cureable as with lance armstrong, but not if ignored and allowed to spread all over your body. See a doctor. ...Read more

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Could it be something bad if I have scrotal swelling?

Could it be something bad if I have scrotal swelling?

Yes if hard: Painless hard swellings of the testicle are cancer until proven otherwise. Hence should be checked out asap. Fortunately most scrotal swellings are benign. Scrotal swellings that develop suddenly and are associated with severe pain can be due to torsion (twisted spermatic cord) which needs to be corrected asap because testicle can be lost if left untreated>6hrs. Or epipidymitis which antibiotics a. ...Read more

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Are some people more prone to getting scrotal swelling?

Are some people more prone to getting scrotal swelling?

Scrotal swelling: Anyone who has had a hernia repair or vasectomy can develop a hydrocele which is fluid surrounding the testicle. If hard swelling is occurring then concerns for testicular cancer. See a doctor to be evaluated for these problems a scrotal ultrasound may be necessary. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: scrotal swelling?

Swelling: The scrotum is the anatomical name of the sac which contains the testes (and associated structures). Scrotal swelling generically refers to enlargement of the scrotum, but does not indicate if the testicles within are swollen. Veinous proliferation (a varicocele) could be the cause of such swelling too, and a visit to your md is advised to evaluate this. Good luck! ...Read more

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My usg for scrotum shows swelling in right spermatic chord?

My usg for scrotum shows swelling in right spermatic chord?

Need more info...: Imaging studies like USG is intended to help confirm a clinical suspicion which is driven from detailed history + physical exam at least. So, swelling of spermatic chord may be normal to severe inflammation. How to put all needed info for good care together? Follow instructions in the category of What to Do at Feeling Sick? in http://www.formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. ...Read more

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I have an unknown swelling in my scrotal sac. What should I do?

I have an unknown swelling in my scrotal sac. What should I do?

Urologist: You should see a urologist for an examination and possibly scrotal ultrasound to evaluate this. They are usually benign but could potentially be worrisome depending on your age. ...Read more

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Is there any way else to bring down this left scrotum swelling?

Need to see a doctor: Swelling of one side of the scrotum should be evaluated for testicular cancer. Usually, an ultrasound is needed. Once cancer is ruled out, this could be a simple fluid collection, vein collection, or infection of the testicle. ...Read more

Scrotum (Definition)

Sac below penis that holds testicles ...Read more