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I cut scrotum with rusty razor while shaving I got my tetanus shot 5-9 months ago I washed it out with soap and water, hydrogen peroxide too. What now?

I cut scrotum with rusty razor while shaving I got my tetanus shot 5-9 months ago I washed it out with soap and water, hydrogen peroxide too. What now?

Seriously?: Why would you ever use a rusty blade anywhere on your body--let alone on a sensitive area that would be seriously affected by an infection? Tetanus and washing are fine, peroxide not needed (dangerous?). Use a triple antibiotic cream (neosporin) as directed. Call your doctor asap if any swelling or discoloration of the area occurs. Next time you feel the need to shave--spring for new blades. ...Read more

Scrotum (Definition)

Sac below penis that holds testicles ...Read more


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Hello doc. I have develop few purplish to dark red itchy rashes on my scrotum. These becomes severe itchy when I work out or on sweating. I get good results on washing with Hydrogen Peroxide. But they donot go away completely. I am 32.

Hello doc. I have develop few purplish to dark red itchy rashes on my scrotum. These becomes severe itchy when I work out or on sweating. I get good results on washing with Hydrogen Peroxide. But they donot go away completely. I am 32.

May be fungal/yeast: Infection on the skin of the scrotum. The groin area is a common place that fungal infections occur. The fungus tends to grow well on areas that are warm and moist, and often itch worse when the area become more warm and moist (eg. When working out and/or sweating). Try using an OTC treatment for jock itch, if not helpful, may need prescription. Consider in-box consult on HealthTap for Rx. ...Read more

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Does sciatic pain radiate to scrotums?

Does sciatic pain radiate to scrotums?

Yes: Absolutely. More likely lumbar facet syndrome. Problem with joints that join the vertebrae. ...Read more

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How to cure my dry scrotum?

How to cure my dry scrotum?

Avoid very hot: Water and limit use of soap or detergents. Take showers rather than baths. Use a cheap generic moisturizing body lotion if necessary. ...Read more

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Can a scrotal edema be removed?

Can a scrotal edema be removed?

No: Scrotal edema should be diagnosed based on the cause. It can be remedied, but not by drainage. The body needs to reabsorb this fluid. Is there swelling elsewhere in the body? Are you walking? Do you have an heart conditions? ...Read more

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Scrotum pain, what is it caused by?

Multifactorial: This could be caused by many things. Can you give us any more information? ...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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Why the underside of my scrotum hurts?

Need exam: Could be a lot of things and you should get examined. Chronic prostatitis could be one reason. ...Read more

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How can you make the scrotum bunch up?

Here are some. ..: The Q is unclear, but I assumed you meant you've a "long" scrotum. If so, see urologist for shortening it if clinically necessary - such as too long so to sit on it. Such procedure (major scrotoplasty) can be done. ...Read more

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How come my scrotum itch occasionally?

How come my scrotum itch occasionally?

Itching: Skin itches for many reasons including bacterial contamination, moisture, fungal infections, tight clothing, sweat, contact dermatitis, etc. Most genital areas itch when they get moist or hot. It is normal to have itchy skin in this area. ...Read more

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What do you recommend for scrotal pain?

What do you recommend for scrotal pain?

See a doctor: Scrotal pain is a symptom, not a diagnosis. It should be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more

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What can cause pain under/behind scrotum?

Need an exam: Can be anything from a perirectal abscess to prostatitis.Your doctor must examine you. ...Read more

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Spasm feeling in my scrotum when coughing?

Spasm feeling in my scrotum when coughing?

Transmitted pressure: Pressure transmitted through the spermatic cord while coughing can often be perceived as a dull ache or spasmodic pain in the scrotum. An inguinal hernia can allow such pressures to travel from the abdominal cavity with cough or strain. A varicocele, or dilation of the blood vessels that drain the testes, can also cause similar discomfort. ...Read more

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How much should I worry about scrotal pain?

How much should I worry about scrotal pain?

Scrotal pain: Scrotal pain should almost always be evaluated by a doctor. The most serious cause is twisting of the blood vessel in the scrotum with extreme pain. Another common cause is infection of the epididymis (part of the testicle) with a bacterium, particularly among younger males who are sexually active or older men. Other causes include hernias, kidney stones, nerve pain, or skin inflammation. ...Read more

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What can cause a dry flaky patch on scrotum?

Eczema: This could be suggestive of eczema on the scrotum. The genitals are a common region to have eczema flares. Try moisturizing the area with a cream based (not lotion) moisturizer such as cetaphil cream or cetaphil restoraderm. If this does not clear it up, see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What is a complex scrotal cyst? Inside the sac

What is a complex scrotal cyst? Inside the sac

Here are some. ..: Complex intrascrotal cyst is an ultrasonographic descriptive term to denote a fluid-filled space with some unclear fillers or septum such as proteinaceous, blood clot, or calcified wall, etc. As shown in scrotal US taken for assessing scrotal pain or / & swelling... Nonetheless, the combo of detailed Hx + physicals + tests as needed is still essential for reaching correct Dx for right Rx / F/U... ...Read more

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My scrotum hurts what should I do about it now?

See MD: It should not hurt. Is it red? Is it swollen? Any fluid on the sac? Testicular mass? Fever? Penis discharge? Get the picture? See doctor. ...Read more

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What cause your scrotum to hurt when you stand?

Scrotal pain: Very often scrotal pain made worse by standing is due to varicocele. These essentially are varicose veins of the testes and occur predominantly on the left side.
To be certain, you should be examined by a physician. ...Read more

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I have pain in my scrotum after a bowl movment?

Scrotal pain: Scrotal pains can be from many types of issues. This could be a testicular issue, a hernia or referred pain from nerve irritation somewhere in the abdomen. I would recommend seeing your primary care doctor who can do a physical exam and begin a work-up and treatment plan. ...Read more

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Butt hurts and scrotum is raw, what's happening?

Need exam...: It is difficult to diagnose a skin condition such as a "raw" scrotum and butt without examining the patient directly. One common condition is "jock itch" or a superficial fungal infection of the skin of the area. You might try an over the counter medication for this and see if it responds. If it doesn't, then it would be best to see a doc or go to a clinic for diagnosis and therapy. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: scrotum?

Male sac: Sac below penis that holds testicles epididymi and spermatic cords. ...Read more

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How common is it for somebody to get scrotal pain?

Scrotal pain: Scrotal pain should almost always be evaluated by a doctor. The most serious cause is twisting of the blood vessel in the scrotum with extreme pain. Another common cause is infection of the epididymis (part of the testicle) with a bacterium, particularly among younger males who are sexually active or older men. Other causes include hernias, kidney stones, nerve pain, or skin inflammation. ...Read more

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Bad back and scrotal pain so can any one help plz?

Bad back and scrotal pain so can any one help plz?

Consult w urologist: Requires a detailed history anf thorough examination, hence need to see a urologist. Good luck. ...Read more

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I am experiencing temporary pain on my scrotal sac?

I am experiencing temporary pain on my scrotal sac?

Pain: Pain in the scrotum can be caused by a number of conditions. Most worrisome would be torsion of the testes. In this condition the testes spins and cuts off its blood supply. This is a medical emergency. If the pain persists please see medical care. Much less likely would be tumor. Also you can have inflammation of the epididymis, epididymitis, and this would be the most common cause of pain. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have a spasm under my scrotum?

Prostate check: Your prostate is under your scrotum. Get it checked. ...Read more

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What are complications to getting hit in the scrotum?

Injured scrotum: Injury to the scrotum can cause injury to the testicles such as swelling and bleeding. Aside from terrible pain this can affect your ability to conceive children if it is severe enough. ...Read more

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Would scrotal exploration show signs of Epididymitis?

Yes, but not needed: Scrotal exploration surely can see the sign of epididymitis, but in practice, such invasive approach is unnecessary and has no position for diagnosing epididymitis. This Q poses the dilemma between medical necessity and professional possibility; both have to be in balance. More? Seek timely professional attention and counseling. ...Read more