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Scrotum (Definition)

Sac below penis that holds testicles ...Read more


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Painful lump in scrotum. What could this be?

See a doctor now: Painful lumps in the scrotum can be all kinds of things from infected hair follicle to cancer. See a doctor quickly to help you make that diagnosis. ...Read more

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What are possible causes of a lump forming in the scrotum.

What are possible causes of a lump forming in the scrotum.

Scrotal Lumps: These are almost always scars or cysts the develop from past injuries. These are often called varicoceles or spermatoceles. ...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 have a very small lump on the left side of my scrotum and its painfull at times what could it be?

It could be...: Depending on your age and the location, size, etc of the lump this could be a great many things ranging from benign (like torsion of the testicular appendix) to serious (like testicular cancer). Any new lump, especially a painful one, in the scrotum must be taken seriously. However, it needs to be seen to be properly evaluated. Don't delay seeing you doctor. Go right away! ...Read more

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I have small white lumps in my scrotum, they're completely solid and are not painful; what are they?

I have small white lumps in my scrotum, they're completely solid and are not painful; what are they?

Scotal bumps: These could be few things, most of these are benign. If these are many it could be calcinosis of the scrotum, if fine yellow/ white spots, fordyce's spots. If singular it could be epidermal cyst. Please not if you have a testicular mass, that needs to be checked out quickly. ...Read more

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I have a very painful lump just at the base of my scrotum. It feels like another little scrotum and its located symetrical to when my scrotum is.

I have a very painful lump just at the base of my scrotum. It feels like another little scrotum and its located symetrical to when my scrotum is.

Need exam: This could represent a tumor of the testicle, or a hernia. An exam may help make the diagnosis, and can help determine the need for an ultrasound. Ok to start with your primary care provider. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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I have a lump in my scrotum but its not on my testicle what could it be?

Many things.: If this is in the skin it is often a sebaceous cyst. If it is inside the scrotum but outside and free from the testicle itself it can be an enlargement of the cables (nerves, spermatic cord, and blood vessels) that connect the testicle back to the abdomen. (cystocele, varicocele, spermatocele). It could also be a hernia. ...Read more

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I have a lump in my scrotum but its not on my testicle, what could it be?

LUMP: The epididymis is a collection of tubes that eventually form into and connect to the vas deferens. These tube can and often form cysts called spermatoceles or epididymal head cysts. They are usueally on the back of the testis or the top and are very round and non-tender. It should be checked by a urologist. ...Read more

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I have a lump above anus and left side of scrotum?

Infection: This sounds like the beginning of an infectious process such as an inclusion cyst or the beginnings of a perirectal abscess. See your doctor soon to initiate early treatment to ward off something serious. ...Read more

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What does a bulging lump in my baby’s scrotum mean?

Likely hydrocele: Most scrotal swellings in infants are hyroceles however a few turn out to be hernias. Most infant scrotal hernias are easily reducible. You get a "squishy" feeling as it reduces when you squeeze it. Only needs urgent attention if becomes red, painful or tender. ...Read more

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I have a lump in my scrotal sack.. I squeezed it and a bit of puss came out that is followed by blood, help?

Lump on scrotum: Most likely you squeezed an infected hair follicle or a sebaceous cyst. The cyst might have white thick paste that comes out. Be careful because squeezing them can sometimes place you at risk for a more dangerous infection of the skin called cellulitis. On the scrotum this can become very serious. Be especially careful if you are diabetic or immunocompromised. If it's a cyst it will likely recur. ...Read more

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I have 3 or 4 lumps on my left scrotum under the skin. Feels heavy and painful when lightly pressed. What could they be?

I have 3 or 4 lumps on my left scrotum under the skin. Feels heavy and painful when lightly pressed. What could they be?

Scrotal lumps: Most likely the epididimis; a coiled structure that comes from the testicle. Could be varicocoele or hydrocoele or sebaceous cysts. Testicular cancer is different since it's a mass right in or on the testicle itself. ...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