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Sac below penis that holds testicles ...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.

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What to do if my scrotum is itchy and has swollen up, what should I do?

What to do if my scrotum is itchy and has swollen up, what should I do?

See Urologist: Could be as simple as a local yeast infection that can be corrected with a topical antifungal ointment or could be as serious as a bacterial cellulitis which would require oral if not IV antibiotics. The swelling could be from local inflammation or fluid around the testes called hydra cells. A urologic evaluation or at least being seen in a urgent care or by primary care physician is necessary. ...Read more

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I have red swollen and itchy scrotum, what is this and treatment?

I have red swollen and itchy scrotum, what is this and treatment?

See professionals...: How long has it been? The described pictures suspect the occurrence of acute epididymitis if deep inside the sac or scrotal abscess from infected sebaceous cyst if on the scrotal skin, and either requires urgent attention. So, collect the onset, duration, and progress of the symptoms with their detailed sequence of event, and bring those to doc for review, analysis, more hx, physicals, tests... ...Read more

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Swollen left side of scrotum. Testicles are normal only the scrotal skin. Itchy. Could it be angeoedema? Could it be life threatening?

Swollen left side of scrotum. Testicles are normal only the scrotal skin. Itchy. Could it be angeoedema? Could it be life threatening?

Need more info: It is hard to give you an exact diagnosis. Angioedema would cause the marked marked swelling, itching can be allergic response or infection. It is important to see your family physician very soon to make the diagnosis and get you better before things get worse. ...Read more

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The skin on my scrotum & shaft is red, itchy, and swollen. No bumps of any kind. The scrotal skin is also oozing fluid. Is this a fungus or bacteria?

The skin on my scrotum & shaft is red, itchy, and swollen. No bumps of any kind. The scrotal skin is also oozing fluid. Is this a fungus or bacteria?

Either one: Either fungal infectioni or certain bacterial infections can do this. "Oozing fluid" suggests a fairly severe infection, so it may not be safe to attempt over-the-counter treatment, and it's possible you would benefit from an oral antibiotic prescription. See a doctor and take it from there. Good luck! ...Read more

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Red boil-like sore on scrotum. Isn't hurting but it feels irritating. It doesn't feel itchy. Little yellow top. Area around is firm/hard and swollen?

Red boil-like sore on scrotum. Isn't hurting but it feels irritating. It doesn't feel itchy. Little yellow top. Area around is firm/hard and swollen?

See below: Probable early onset of a boil/furuncle/abscess usually related to an infected hair follicle or sebaceous cyst of the scrotum. At home treatment includes keeping scrotum clean and warm moist compresses to help it either resolve or "come to a head." Manually "squeezing" the boil potentially more harmful than helpful. If worsens, see MD for possible antibiotics and/or incision and drainage. ...Read more

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I have a very itchy skin sore between the anus and the scrotum. It is almost like a sore swollen raised line between the 2. Had for months. Infection?

I have a very itchy skin sore between the anus and the scrotum. It is almost like a sore swollen raised line between the 2. Had for months. Infection?

Unlikely: Infection, unless with a very benign slowly progressive pathogen would have declared itself and forced you to a doctor by now. But without seeing this and getting a full history, would just be guessing at possible diagnoses. See a doctor. ...Read more

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Very itchy scrotum and tip of penis, taken canestan, fluclonazole, no avail. Swollen penis foreskin and anal fissures, what could it be? It's depressing!

Very itchy scrotum and tip of penis, taken canestan, fluclonazole, no avail. Swollen penis foreskin and anal fissures, what could it be? It's depressing!

Eczema: Sometimes eczema acts similarly to 'jock itch' but doesn't respond to anti-fungals. You can try desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) (used for diaper rash) for relief until you can see a doctor, see if a steroid might be helpful, but should be used cautiously in that area. ...Read more

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What causes a swollen scrotum?

What causes a swollen scrotum?

Many causes: Scrotal swelling has many potential causes. Enlargement of the testicle itself is concerning for tumor. Fluid can accumulate around testicle - hydrocele or spermatocele. A groin hernia can extend into the scrotal sac. Infection adjacent to testicle will cause painful swelling and tenderness. Finally, varicose veins above the testicle (varicocele) causes swelling above the testicle. ...Read more

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What could cause a sore and swollen scrotum?

See dermatologist: You should see your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation. ...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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I have a red, dry, itchy, scrotum and this problem seems to keep coming back. What could it be, and how can I treat the issue?

I have a red, dry, itchy, scrotum and this problem seems to keep coming back. What could it be, and how can I treat the issue?

Scrotal irritation: This may simply be from friction or can be due to a yeast infection of the scrotal skin. Keep the area clean and dry, and apply a cream like lotrisone (clotrimazole and betamethasone) which has antiyeast action as well as corticosteroid to relieve itching and inflammation. Avoid tight jeans and wear white underwear. If no improvement, see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I am having dry skin problems and an itchy scrotum, small white bumps too, but I'm still developing. Scrotum frequently red.

I am having dry skin problems and an itchy scrotum, small white bumps too, but I'm still developing. Scrotum frequently red.

Marine Fish Oil: Check w/your doc to make sure you don't have a fungus, which he/she can easily treat. If you have dry skin there you may have it on hand, feet, face, or other parts, especially in winter. 3 tblsp. Of olive oil daily can lubricate from the inside. You can also use 3 tblsp. Coconut oil. If you use any kind of lotion, be sure it is free of alcohol. Also, see if your soap is the source. ...Read more

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For the past 8 months I’ve had an itchy scrotum and have tried many creams from doctors but nothing has helped. When it’s wet it makes it worse.?

For the past 8 months I’ve had an itchy scrotum and have tried many creams from doctors but nothing has helped. When it’s wet it makes it worse.?

Here are some....: Based on what you described, try: 1. washing & drying with gentle soap 1-2 times daily, and apply antifungal + steroid cream; 2. keep the area as ventilated and dry as possible. Clinically, consider atopic dermatitis, sebborrheic dermattitis, psoriasis, etc. How to put all related things together correctly? Go to https://ebettercare. Com/feel-become-sick/. Then you can work well with doctor.... ...Read more

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Why under my scrotum is little red and bit itchy?

Why under my scrotum is little red and bit itchy?

Fungal infection: This could be a yeast infection causing the redness and itchiness. You should get into see your doctor for examination and they may need to prescribe a topical antifungal to help solve this problem. ...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?

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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What could it be non itchy black spot around scrotum?

What could it be non itchy black spot around scrotum?

See below: How long has it been there? How large is it? Has it gotten larger? Has it thickened?
Are the edges distinct or difficult to define? Is it solid black or mixed colors. Any history of trauma to scrotum? May be small blood clot beneath skin, but may also be melanoma. Best to have fp examine it & proceed from there. ...Read more

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I have itchy red scrotum, how do I make it stop, remedy?

I have itchy red scrotum, how do I make it stop, remedy?

Jock itch: Sounds like tinea cruris. Have you primary Doctor evaluate it. If it is tinea cruris, then a several week course of an antifungal cream applied twice daily, after the affected area is cleaned and dried, should do the trick. ...Read more

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I have itchy elbows and scrotum. What is the permanent remedy?

I have itchy elbows and scrotum. What is the permanent remedy?

Here are some...: Without further detailed history and a direct look, it is hard to come up a right diagnosis, but if the presence of itchy elbows and scrotum is chronic, the most likely diagnosis is psoriasis, which would be permanent with no cure, but manageable chiefly with judicious use of steroid-containing cream. For practical care, see a urologist first and a dermatologist to follow as needed. ...Read more

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Hi Doc, I have recently noticed a pink round like on my left side of the scrotum and itchy. Please help me on possible medication?

Hi Doc, I have recently noticed a pink round like on my left side of the scrotum and itchy. Please help me on possible medication?

Need more info...: Without more info on its detailed history + a direct look at, it is hard to deduce a right diagnosis. But getting the related things for good care has not to be that hard by following instructions on https://ebettercare. Com/feel-become-sick/. For itch-relieving, you may lightly apply topical hydrocortisone cream 2 times daily for 2-4 days and see how it may evolve & possible resolve. If not, see ...Read more

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My scrotum has been very red for the past 48 hours. Sometimes it's itchy or I feel a warm/hot sensation on them. What could cause this?

My scrotum has been very red for the past 48 hours. Sometimes it's itchy or I feel a warm/hot sensation on them. What could cause this?

Jock itch: Jock itch is a yeast or fungal infection. Yeast or fungal infections can develop iand cause very itchy rashes on the skin. Usually improve with antifungal cream (over the counter) or powders. But needs to be continued for 6-8 weeks. Wash frequently. Loose weight. Wear loose fitting clothing. If not, see an MD ...Read more

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Some time ago, my scrotum started itching like crazy. It comes and goes and sometimes I don't even feel it but when it's there, it's really itchy!

Some time ago, my scrotum started itching like crazy. It comes and goes and sometimes I don't even feel it but when it's there, it's really itchy!

Topical cortisone: Need to find out the cause which may include laundry products, allergic or irritant reactions etc. Try applying 1% hydrocortisone cream up to 3x daily for a few days. If still not helpful, consult a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Hi, there is a red patch on my left scrotum feels itchy (small patch), on applying water it feels good. Sometimes fluid keeps coming out. Please advise?

Hi, there is a red patch on my left scrotum feels itchy (small patch), on applying water it feels good. Sometimes fluid keeps coming out. Please advise?

Many: Possibilities. It is better to see a doctor. Doctors are used to look and treat without bias as to region. Better see one soon and avoid more serious manifestations later. ...Read more