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Scrotal Hematoma (Definition)

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 ...Read more


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What are the most common symptoms of scrotal hematoma?

Scrotal hematoma: Scrotal pain, swelling and discoloration of the skin in the area of swelling. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: scrotal hematoma?

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

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Scrotal hematoma after vasectomy! What is that?

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 more

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What is the best treatment for scrotal hematoma?

Nothing: Well, first of all treat the reason why there is bleeding in scrotum. Rest may be adequate for most cases, but in severe cases blood can be drained surgically to relieve pressure. ...Read more

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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?

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

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How long until I can play sports after a scrotal hematoma?

How long until I can play sports after a scrotal hematoma?

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 more

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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? 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

Keep it up: Best thing to do is to ask the doctor who did the Procedure. In the meantime, put a towel across your thighs so your scrotum is elevated. That will make the swelling go away faster. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Is it normal for testicle pain 2 weeks after a vasectomy? Could that be associated with a scrotal hematoma?

Is it normal for testicle pain 2 weeks after a vasectomy? Could that be associated with a scrotal hematoma?

Possible: In general, It is possible to have to testicular pain two weeks after a vasectomy. If it does not seem to be getting better it would seem prudent to follow up with the physician who did the procedure. ...Read more

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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.

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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I had a vasectomy last Thursday and have developed a scrotal hematoma. I have been experiencing upper abdominal pain and diarrhea. From procedure?

I had a vasectomy last Thursday and have developed a scrotal hematoma. I have been experiencing upper abdominal pain and diarrhea. From procedure?

WHY?: Why are you on the internet? You need to be at the clinic or at the Dr NOW. Have you called the Dr who did the procedure? ...Read more

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Do scrotal hematomas go away quickly?

Do scrotal hematomas go away quickly?

Depends upon size: Most small hematomas go away within a week. Large hematoma may take up to a few weeks. ...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.

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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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 more

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I had varicocele surgery 9 days ago. I still have swelling on my scrotum but my urologist examined it yesterday and it's not hydrocele. How high/low my risk to get complications such as atrophy, hydrocele, and hematoma in terms of percentage?

I had varicocele surgery 9 days ago. I still have swelling on my scrotum but my urologist examined it yesterday and it's not hydrocele. How high/low my risk to get complications such as atrophy, hydrocele, and hematoma in terms of percentage?

Your Surgeon has Ans: Your surgeon has the answers to all your questions. Did you not ask him about these concerns/questions before surgery? .
I personally do not think you have any of the risks/complications if your surgery was done by a competent urologist. ...Read more

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48hrs ago, I got kicked in scrotum. I have pain n feel a clot on my right scrotal ligament near my body in size of a pea. No bruise, no swelling.

48hrs ago, I got kicked in scrotum. I have pain n feel a clot on my right scrotal ligament near my body in size of a pea. No bruise, no swelling.

Get a scrotal ultrasound: An easy, noninvasive test such as a scrotal ultrasound can tell you a lot. The lump could be there for other reasons. Get a scrotal ultrasound to make sure the testicles, epididymus and scrotum itself are ok. Could be testicular tear or other injury. ...Read more

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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?

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

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I recently, 1 week ago, had my right lobe removed from my thyroid. I now have a large hard lump above my surgicial site. (hematoma) is this common and/or home treatable?

I recently, 1 week ago, had my right lobe removed from my thyroid. I now have a large hard lump above my surgicial site. (hematoma) is this common and/or home treatable?

See your surgeon: If you had surgery 1 week ago, you should have a follow up appointment with your surgeon soon. Call his/her office and describe what you have. They will determine if they need to see you soon and move up your appointment. If it gets worst or cause problem breathing, call the surgeon and go to the er. ...Read more

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How can you treat dermatitis on the scrotum?

How can you treat dermatitis on the scrotum?

Med: This is treated with steroids or a calcineurin inhibitors. Your dermatologist can prescribe this medication. Your dermatologist can give you the correct diagnosis and therapy also. ...Read more

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What are the bumps on my scrotum? How can I treat them?

What are the bumps on my scrotum? How can I treat them?

Need more info...: The reported info is not enough to deduce a right diagnosis. But a process for adequate care can be done by collecting/bringing detailed info on the specifics, relevance, & sequence of events of all symptoms to doctors for analysis + physical exam + testing as needed timely, which is described in articles listed in http://www. Formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html. Clinically, these bumps may be cysts ...Read more

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My bf has a boil on the underside of his scrotum. What is the best way to treat it?

My bf has a boil on the underside of his scrotum. What is the best way to treat it?

See a doctor: If it is indeed an abscess he needs antibiotics and possibly to have the abscess drained. Infections in this area that are left untreated can lead to serious complications. ...Read more

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I have a cyst in the scrotum. Lately it has been bothering me. I want it out. How to treat it? What should I do first?

I have a cyst in the scrotum. Lately it has been bothering me. I want it out. How to treat it? What should I do first?

See urologist: May need ultrasound to evaluate cyst more fully before removal or draining fluid; contents sent to pathology to determine if any further concerns. Urologist's office will provide post-op instructions for wound care, swelling, etc. Cysts that aren't removed may recur. ...Read more

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My brother says I should get treated because once in a while I get scrotal swelling? Is he right?

My brother says I should get treated because once in a while I get scrotal swelling? Is he right?

Scrotal swelling: Scrotal swelling has many possible causes, and should be evaluated by your primary care physician or a urologist. An exam in the office is helpful, and an ultrasound may also be of use in establishing the diagnosis. ...Read more

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How can I treat red / itchy scrotum?

How can I treat red / itchy scrotum?

Here are some...: Without a direct look, it is hard to tell what may cause redness and itch, but clinically a topical cream containing antifungal and steroid is worthwhile to try and use. To help figure out what it may be and how to treat it, follow instructions in articles listed in http://www. Formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html. Best wish... ...Read more

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How can you treat red / itchy scrotum?

How can you treat red / itchy scrotum?

Since we can't see: It or diagnose it over the internet, I suggest you see your doctor who can examine you and give you the proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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How can I treat my red and itchy scrotum?

How can I treat my red and itchy scrotum?

Here are some...: Without a direct look, it is hard to tell what may cause redness and itch, but clinically a topical cream containing antifungal and steroid is worthwhile to try and use. To help figure out what it may be and how to treat it, follow instructions in articles listed in http://www. Formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html. Best wish... ...Read more

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How can you treat my red and itchy scrotum?

Gently: And since we can't see it over the internet, have your doctor take a look to get the proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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How do I treat Tinea Cruris that has spread to my scrotum?

How do I treat Tinea Cruris that has spread to my scrotum?

Topical antifungal: Tolnaftate is probably still the best. If there are satellite lesions, it may be candida instead and require a different medication. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What to do if I have this brown patch of skin surrounding my thigh, scrotum area. What should I do to treat it?

What to do if I have this brown patch of skin surrounding my thigh, scrotum area. What should I do to treat it?

Here are some. ..: For the time being, do nothing, especially if they have been there as long as you could remember without significant change in size and number. Meanwhile, collect the info on the onset, degree, duration, & progress of these skin patches for analysis by the Doc timely in the future as needed. ...Read more

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I have treated syphillis but still have the large bug bite like thing on my scrotum. What other treatment can I explre?

I have treated syphillis but still have the large bug bite like thing on my scrotum. What other treatment can I explre?

See a dermatologist: Since you left out every single detail which might provide a clue, your question can allow no answer except to tell the attending Dr or clinic to reevaluate you at once. Wrong diagnosis? Wrong treatment? How long on treatment? What was the treatment? Etc ...Read more

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I crashed my bike the other week, landed on my handle bars, hitting my pelvis. Now there's a lrg hematoma below my waist line. Wat should I do? Not ins

See a doctor: A hematoma is collection of blood in your tissue and can commonly occur after a traumatic event. Usually a hematoma resovles on its own. However if you are having continued abdominal pain and blood in your stool it is better to see a doctor right now as this can be indicative of internal bleeding. ...Read more

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Embarrassing scrotum rash. Who treats it?

Embarrassing scrotum rash. Who treats it?

Few different docs: Internist, family practitioner, dermatologist, urologist.

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How can we treat scrotum vein valves which are not working properly? Naturally or by medicine?

Varicocele: Venous valves are either not working properly or absent cause varicoceles which are present in various degrees in 10 - 15% of men. No medication or natural treatment works. Only needs treatment if causing pain or unpleasant "heaviness", affected testis, almost always the left, is smaller than the other, or there are fertility problems due to poor sperm motility, or cosmetically huge. Then surgery. ...Read more

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Scrotum (Definition)

Sac below penis that holds testicles ...Read more