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Scrotum (Definition)

Sac below penis that holds testicles ...Read more


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Hard bump on scrotum after intercourse and a little bit of swelling around the bump but it was right after missing the hole& hitting bone, what is it?

Hard bump on scrotum after intercourse and a little bit of swelling around the bump but it was right after missing the hole& hitting bone, what is it?

Well : These type symptoms can be injury infection abscess or STD. Consult health tap or primary care doctor face-to-face for specific diagnosis and treatment ...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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Is scrotal pearl hard or soft? Does it usually cause pain? Does it grw in size?

Is scrotal pearl hard or soft? Does it usually cause pain? Does it grw in size?

Scrotal pearl: Scrotal pearl is a calcified testicular appendix. Appendix testis present in about 70% of men, is a vestigial ; useless structure ; remnant of temporary primitive fetal kidney. Usually cause no problem, but can twist and be confused with testis torsion, or calcify and feel like a grain of rice. Check it regularly over few months to ensure no enlargement to suggest a tumor. Painless. Doesn't grow. ...Read more

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Hi I have a small hard lump on lower scrotum not attached to anything ?

Hi I have a small hard lump on lower scrotum not attached to anything ?

Cyst: This sounds like it is probably just a benign cyst but have your doctor check it just to make sure. ...Read more

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I just got conventional surgery for varicocele 2 days ago. My only concern is, when i stand up, i can still feel hard veins in my scrotum. Please help?

I just got conventional surgery for varicocele 2 days ago. My only concern is, when i stand up, i can still feel hard veins in my scrotum. Please help?

Takes Time: Varicocele repair is performed by blocking (tying or clipping) the ven(s) that lead from the abdomen (retroperitoneum) into the scrotum. Initially this will lead to those veins seeming fuller. Over the next few weeks to months the veins will shrink down. What you should notice now is that the veins do not distend further when you stand up or hold your breath (valsalva). ...Read more

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Laying in bed. Scrotum relaxed, hard lump on left testicle and hurts overall testicle when touching. Ultrasound done, no cancer. What can this be?

Laying in bed. Scrotum relaxed, hard lump on left testicle and hurts overall testicle when touching. Ultrasound done, no cancer. What can this be?

Medical examination: You should show it to your family doctor or go to a Urologist. Any lump in this area needs quick attention. Only a physical examination can determine what it might be. Guesswork does not help here! ...Read more

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When the scrotum is enlarge and hard on one side what could it be?

When the scrotum is enlarge and hard on one side what could it be?

Mass: Scrotal enlargement with hardness or firmness should be considered seriously. Possible explanations can range from a simple hydrocele or hernia as well as it can mean a chronic infection or even a testicular tumor. A testicular tumor is the most worrisome and this should be evaluated promptly. ...Read more

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I have a small dot on my scrotum, and its hard but it wont pop. Please help, I'm scared its something serious ?

I have a small dot on my scrotum, and its hard but it wont pop. Please help, I'm scared its something serious  ?

Scrotal pimple: Follow up at urgent care/doctor. It my be just a small furuncle ( pimple) and a bit of antibiotics may clear it or sebum . So do not worry and just follow up, you don't want it to expand or get severely infected. ...Read more

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I have tense testicles to explain better instrad of my scrotum being saggy it is firm is this bad?

I have tense testicles to explain better instrad of my scrotum being saggy it is firm is this bad?

Probable hydrocele: A tense enlarged scrotum is usually due to a hydrocele which is a fluid filled sac around the testicle. You should have it checked out with a scrotal ultrasound because testis tumors, which are not too common, are often surrounded by hydrocele fluid. However, most hydroceles are benign and easily treated by a simple outpatient operation. ...Read more

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I have several small hard lumps or nodules on my lower scrotum and Perineum area they don't hurt but sometimes itch what are these?

I have several small hard lumps or nodules on my lower scrotum and Perineum area they don't hurt but sometimes itch what are these?

Here are some ...: Most likely, your described lumps are sebaceous cysts of various size. To verify it, see urologist for reviewing history, physical exam with inspection and palpation, etc. so once for all to ease your anxiety from uncertainty. ...Read more

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I have no lump .I have hanging testes all the time.My left teste is very big .I want to make my scrotum(outer covering) hard.Please suggest home remdy?

Need more info: What lump, where? The testicles hang to keep them at the temperature that keeps them alive and functioning, which is a little below body temperature. The scrotum is not supposed to be "hard, " but does thicken when contracted, like if exposed to cold air/water, to bring testicles closer to body. No home remedy for normal. ...Read more

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Started with very small white colored bump on scrotum & after 2 years they are hard, white colored, hard paste inside with no pain just increasing size?

Started with very small white colored bump on scrotum & after 2 years they are hard, white colored, hard paste inside with no pain just increasing size?

Sebaceous cyst...: You have sebaceous cyst, which may increase its size with variable pace, and occasionally may become infected leading to an abscess and rupture in time, getting better and recycling its clinical course as just described. Surgical complete excision is the way to get rid of it if recurrent infection happens; otherwise, leave it alone. Best wish... ...Read more

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I have a small hard lump in my lower groin area and one in between scrotum and anus. Should I be worried?

I have a small hard lump in my lower groin area and one in between scrotum and anus. Should I be worried?

Possibly: A small hard lump in any area can be due to benign (not life threatening) and malignant (cancer, and life threatening) causes. I would recommend having a physician examine the lump sooner rather than later. ...Read more