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What causes abscesses on the scrotum?

What causes abscesses on the scrotum?

Bacteria: Abscesses can occur anywhere. The causes can vary but ultimately its bacterial invasion that is responsible.

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Abscess (Definition)

Occurs when one has an infection in a part of their body, and the infection is being surrounded and fought off by white blood cells, causing a lump of purulent whitish thick material (pus) ...Read more


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What is the treatment of scrotal fungus?

What is the treatment of scrotal fungus?

Over the counter: Scrotal fungus is termed tinea crura, and is easily treated with over the counter antifungal creams, powder, or spray. Tinactin and Lamisil are two very common ones. Either formulation works, just follow the instructions on the bottle or tube.

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Best treatment for folliculcitis on scrotum.

Best treatment for folliculcitis on scrotum.

Warm soaks.: Try starting with a simple warm soak to the area twice daily. Soak a washcloth in warm (not hot) water, ring it out and hold it on the scrotum for fifteen minutes. Hopefully this will open up the follicles and allow them to drain. Hopefully this will be all you’ll need.

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What is the treatment for scrotal calculi?

What is the treatment for scrotal calculi?

Surgical removal: Is the only treatment. All the calcifications must be removed otherwise recurrence occurs. Have you had this for many years? You are 65.This disease occurs in teenage years. Best wishes.

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Hi doctor, how to definition of abscess and scrotal abscess with APA referece?

Hi doctor, how to definition of abscess and scrotal abscess with APA referece?

Homework: Physicians, like parents, do not do homework for their children or their patients. Your question is not appropriate for this forum. You are asking us to teach you science and that is not what we do here. I would suggest you read the chapter in the text book you have been assigned and then answer the question in your own words.

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What is vasitis nodosa? Symptoms? Diagnosis? Treatment? Can scrotal trauma cause vasitis nodosa?

What is vasitis nodosa? Symptoms? Diagnosis? Treatment? Can scrotal trauma cause vasitis nodosa?

Vas Deferns: Vasitis nodosa is a complication experienced in approximately 66% of men who undergo vasectomy. It is a benign nodular thickening of the vas deferens, in which small off-shoots proliferate, infiltrating surrounding tissue.] it can be mistaken for low-grade adenocarcinoma by pathologists and is implicated in late vasectomy failure.

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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

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Scrotum itch and infection treatment please?

Scrotum itch and infection treatment please?

Please clarify: Do you have a rash? Other sore? Back pain? Any injuries? Any other specific information to assist us help you?

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What is the best treatment for scrotal hematoma?

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.

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What's the best treatment to get rid of scrotal swelling?

What's the best treatment to get rid of scrotal swelling?

See a urologist: Most common cause of scrotal swellings are hydroceles (sac of fluid around testicle)+ corrected by minor surgery. Spermatoceles are benign cysts which can be removed if large or symptomatic. Swellings with pain can be due to twisted testicle or epididymitis, former needs surgery asap ot save testis, latter needs antibiotics. Testis tumors need surgery. Treatment for scrotal edema is non-surgical.

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My scrotum is red, dry and itchy. What are my treatment options?

My scrotum is red, dry and itchy. What are my treatment options?

Sx's: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes.

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My doppler scrotum test shows bilateral funiculitis, . What is the treatment?

My doppler scrotum test shows bilateral funiculitis, . What is the treatment?

Depends on symptoms.: Bilateral funiculitis means inflammation of the spermatic cord on both sides. This could be detected on power doppler ultrasound as increased flow and dilated blood vessels. Treatment depends on clinical signs and symptoms. If there is minimal pain or discomfort, no treatment may be necessary. Signs of infection require treatment with antibiotics. Pain can be treated with anti-inflammatory meds.

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What is a good treatment if a cleaning acid contacted male genitals (scrotum)?

What is a good treatment if a cleaning acid contacted male genitals (scrotum)?

Here are some...: The care for what you reported would depend on the degree and area of "burned" by cleaning acid as well as personal coping ability. General measures include: 1. copious irrigation with sterile saline or sterile water especially for first degree, 2. keep the affected area as dry and clean as possible, 3. take oral pain killer to ease pain as needed, etc. If in second degree, seek evaluation &. ..

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Tell me the right treatment for scrotal wall dermatitis and what precaution to be take to have early recovery?

Tell me the right treatment for scrotal wall dermatitis and what precaution to be take to have early recovery?

Steroids and? Antifun: It depends on the cause. There can be fungal infection along with cotact or other eczematous dermatitis.So treatment consists of steroid creams and often with an addition of anti fungal cream. You have to avoid too much perspiration in that area by wering loose ubderwears and cotton clothes and avoid tight jeans etc. Which increases the perspiration in that area of body.

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My doppler scrotum test shows bilateral funiculitis, more on left side. What treatment/medication is available?

Antibiotics: In General, inflammation of the spermatic cord (funiculitis) is treated with antibiotic and anti- inflammatories

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Hi doctor, student nurse here? How to search the statistic of scrotal. Abscess secondary to incontrolled. Diabetes?

Hi doctor, student nurse here? How to search the statistic of scrotal. Abscess secondary to incontrolled. Diabetes?

Wrong Forum: Congratulations on your chosen field. But, this site is not one that offers textbooks or homework completion. We do not do your homework for you. You must learn how to learn and now to complete your assignments in medicine to succeed. One does not turn to others to have their assignments completed by others.

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I have black mixed with white patches aruond scrotum and thigh. Nd also a some cut surface. What is treatment?

I have black mixed with white patches aruond scrotum and thigh. Nd also a some cut surface. What is treatment?

Here are some...: The reported info does not suffice to deduce right Dx although such lesions may represent the occurrence of local skin depigmentation (vitiligo or lentigo), which has no cure. However, following instructions described in http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html may help you on how to work closely with doc so to reach right Dx for right Rx, care, & counseling. More? See urologist or dermatologist.

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What do you suggest if my doppler scrotum test shows bilateral funiculitis, more on left side. What is the treatment/medication?

What do you suggest if my doppler scrotum test shows bilateral funiculitis, more on left side. What is the treatment/medication?

Antibiotics: Funiculitis is inflammation of the spermatic cord.Treated with broad spectrum antibiotics such as cipro (ciprofloxacin) or levofloxacin or by doxycycline or septra.Also NSAIDS, scrotal support &, if epididymis also inflamed, ice pack intermittently. The doctor who ordered the sonogram, is surely following up on the ultrasound report. Hope you get well soon.

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Hi doctor, herw is student nurse....want to ask, if diagnosis left scrotal abscess, and uncontrolled diabetes, how to combined become one diagnosis?

Hi doctor, herw is student nurse....want to ask, if diagnosis left scrotal abscess, and uncontrolled diabetes, how to combined become one diagnosis?

Infection and DM: Risk for infection is higher in patient with uncontrolled diabetes. also, healing process many times is also delayed in poorly controlled diabetes. He definitely needs to be treated with a good antibiotic and make sure that the infection is fully eradicated. Most importantly is to control his diabetes well as diabetes can affect many other organs in the future.

Scrotum (Definition)

Sac below penis that holds testicles ...Read more