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How To Make A Hematoma In The Scrotum Go Away
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
Scrotal hematoma: Scrotal pain, swelling and discoloration of the skin in the area of swelling. ...Read more
Blood in the scrotum: A scrotal hematoma is a collection of blood, either from surgery or non-surgical causes, like trauma or ruptured blood vessel, in the scrotum. Most hematomas benefit from drainage, rather than anticipating reabsorption like a bruise does. A bruise is blood within tissues like water in a sponge, but a scrotal hemotoma is a larger volume of blood within the actual space inside the scrotal sac. ...Read more
Rare: This is a rare complication <1%. Can be sudden and painful occuring in the first few days. You get +++swelling. Many urologists will suggest surgical drainage to speed up recovery, but waiting for your body to absorb the blood is an option too... Though you might get frustrated with this. Take it easy and use ice for the first few days after vasectomy to decrease the risk. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Scrotal hematoma? S/P vasectomy 11th day. How large is to large and when should I be worried. Right now it's about the size of a pecan there is no pa
Scrotal hematoma postop, now 8 wks; if to be evacuated, can I request:
1. minimal incision
2. reposition displaced testicle
3. close w/sutures ?
Don't see why not: BUT you need to consult UROLOGIST for opinion surgery! Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more
Scrotal hematoma; formed postop wks 1-4 (hydrocelectomy); now 8 wks postop; tennis ball size, very firm; age 50; upset; surgically evacuate yes/no?
Scrotal Hematoma: Over the internet impossible to respond. Seek in person second opinions ASAP. ...Read more
Young doc says closure by "second intention," yet my site is clean/intact! I want him to evacuate postop scrotal hematoma, end w/sutures. Am I wrong?
Have postop scrotal hematoma; will be in place for total 3 months by time surgeon can operate on it; Is longstanding blood hard to evacuate? Why wait?
If it is truly: a post operative hematoma, you have a good chance that it will improve with time. Another consideration is ischemic testicle, which could be a bigger problem. Seek a second opinion if you are unsure about your surgeon's advice. ...Read more
No set of rules...: First, wait until being comfortable in moving & running around. How long? There would be no set answer because post-traumatic tissue healing and resolution chiefly depends on the magnitude of injury & hematoma inside scrotum. For individual situation, ask the doctor who can directly see and palpate the scrotal hematoma for better personal decision and advice. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a scrotal hematoma after vasectomy what's the best treatment doesn't hurt just uncomfortable was done on the 14 when can I take anti inflammato?
Here are some...: The most reasonable course of care at this time after vasectomy is leaving it alone as long as getting better in pain and hardness week by week. Meanwhile applying scrotal support in standing and elevating scrotum in lying position so to ease discomfort and enhance subsiding swelling. More? Ask your doctor timely. ...Read more
Is it normal for testicle pain 2 weeks after a vasectomy? could that be associated with a scrotal hematoma?
I had left ing hernia surgery 3 months ago and hematoma about the size of a golf ball is still present in my scrotum. Does this require more surgery?
Generally No: Assuming the diagnosis is correct, post-op scrotal hematomas usually always resolve completely or become much smaller with time over a period of many months. Surgical excision is rarely needed unless the hematoma becomes infected or is associated with persistent, bothersome discomfort after an adequate period of observation which is uncommon. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
3 mos post-hydrocelectomy. Testicle is lemon size, dense, painless. Large postop scrotal hematoma evac'd 2 wks ago. Why testicle so large still? Sad.
Here are some ...: At this stage of post-hydrocelectomy, the surest best care is time and patience as long as slowly but surely getting better day by day unless superimposed infection may occur. The healing process highly varies reflecting the degree and amount of local tissue injury by therapeutic intention, surgeon's skill, patient's age, nutrition, medical comorbidities, etc. So, be patient and ask Doc timely. ...Read more
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