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Itchy Swollen Scrotum
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
Usual symptoms: 2nd time in 2 weeks I felt swelling in bottom of my foot, itchy, painful tot walk. This morning woke up with swollen scrotum and penis?
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
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
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
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!
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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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