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Scrotum (Definition)

Sac below penis that holds testicles ...Read more


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If my baby has a swollen scrotum, could he have a hydrocoele?

If my baby has a swollen scrotum, could he have a hydrocoele?

Yes: Most common cause of scrotal swelling in baby boys. Majority of them resolve sponaneously in first year of life. See a pediatric urologist or pediatric surgeon if the hydrocele gets large and tense, or it persists beyond age-1-year. Also if child has a fever or redness plus scrotal tenderness to rule out other pathology. ...Read more

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What can lead to rust colored stools and swollen.Scrotum?

What can lead to rust colored stools and swollen.Scrotum?

Rusty stool/scrotum: Rust colored stools can be caused by blood in the intestines/rectum, diet/foods. I'm not sure the rust colored stools would be related to the swollen scrotum. Best to get an evaluation from a gastrointestinal doctor and urologist. ...Read more

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Swollen scrotum. Is it dangerous? Any home remedy? Effect on sexual life.

See answer: There are many causes of scrotal swelling (medical conditions, infections, anatomical abnormalities, tumors, etc) and it is important to know the cause of your swelling. In a young male, hydrocele (fluid around testicle) would be a common, generally non-painful swelling. Testicular cancer and varicocele would be other causes of relatively non-painful swelling. Epididymitis causes painful swelling. ...Read more

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My 11 yr old son has a sore, swollen scrotum. Both testicles seem fine, the center area between is swollen, skin around the area is itchy and burns.

My 11 yr old son has a sore, swollen scrotum. Both testicles seem fine, the center area between is swollen, skin around the area is itchy and burns.

?angioedema...: At age 11, the first that comes to my mind is spontaneous twisting of appendages inside scrotum. If the contents inside scrotum are normal by history, palpation, and optional ultrasound, i would consider if he has angioedema of scrotum. Of course, a good history and adequate physical exam would help a diagnosis. If any doubt, see expert timesly. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the causes of itching and swollen of the scrotum?

Scrotal issues: Could be infection, allergic reaction, cyst formation, drainage pathway rupture, etc... ...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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