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I believe I have sebaceous cysts on my scrotum. They are painless, hard white bumps, some about 3 or 4mm in diameter. Over the counter treatment?

I believe I have sebaceous cysts on my scrotum. They are painless, hard white bumps, some about 3 or 4mm in diameter. Over the counter treatment?

Here are some...: Please do nothing with them as long as not bothering you mentally and physically since no OTC topical cream can rap them away. See doctor timely without "self-inflicting" for sebaceous cysts. Yours are not big and it is not uncommon to see sebaceous cysts grow to 5-30 mm. Best wishes... ...Read more

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Cyst (Definition)

A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more


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I have 12+ small sebaceous cysts on my scrotum. My GP said that they are too small to remove. I'm wondering if there is any alternative treatment?

I have 12+ small sebaceous cysts on my scrotum. My GP said that they are too small to remove. I'm wondering if there is any alternative treatment?

No: This is genetic. They're not dangerous but not every guy would want them. A trip to a dermatologist or plastic surgeon could perhaps get you fixed up. ...Read more

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I ve hip pain from past six months my pelvis MRI reveals a small benign cyst on my right femoral head please advise treatment options?

I ve hip pain from past six months my pelvis MRI reveals a small benign cyst on my right femoral head please advise treatment options?

Depends: If you're worried about cancer, it sounds like its probably not. If the cyst is a synovial pit, it can be associated with femoro-acetabular impingement syndrome which is a cause of hip pain. You should ask your doctor what it was and consider seeing an orthopedic surgeon familiar with this entity. ...Read more

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What are epidermal cysts of the scrotum?

What are epidermal cysts of the scrotum?

Cysts: Under the dermis of the scrotum there are cells trapped that form keratin. This builds up in a benign cyst. They can get infected and cause problems but are usually simply unsightly. ...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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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Tell me what epidermal cysts of the scrotum are?

Implanted epidermal: Cells into dermis of skin from trauma or surgery which then multiply. Can also be due to a blocked hair follicle in scrotal skin. They are almost always benign, & hard rather than soft. Treatment is surgical excision by a urologist, general surgeon or a surgical dermatologist. Do not worry. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what epidermal cysts of the scrotum are?

Can you tell me what epidermal cysts of the scrotum are?

It is. ..: It's a common scrotal skin harmless disorder, also called sebaceous cyst or epidermal inclusion cyst. So, there is no need for their removal. But, surgical intervention may be needed for cosmetic reasons or its related infection, etc. For detail, ask Doc timely. ...Read more

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Multiple sebacious cysts removal in scrotum. Is this a painful procedure?

Multiple sebacious cysts removal in scrotum. Is this a painful procedure?

No; under anesthesia: Maximal comfort if done under general anesthesia. Can be done under local anesthesia, if so, advise applying Emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) or lmx topical anesthetic cream 1/2 hour before procedure, in area where local anesthetic will be injected. Then some oral analgesics can be prescribed for post-operative pain. Ice pack to scrotum may help for 1st 24 hours. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a cyst in the scrotum. Lately it has been bothering me. I want it out. How to treat it? What should I do first?

I have a cyst in the scrotum. Lately it has been bothering me. I want it out. How to treat it? What should I do first?

See urologist: May need ultrasound to evaluate cyst more fully before removal or draining fluid; contents sent to pathology to determine if any further concerns. Urologist's office will provide post-op instructions for wound care, swelling, etc. Cysts that aren't removed may recur. ...Read more

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How would a hemorrhagic scrotal cyst develop and how would it be surgically removed? Sounds horrible procedure, painful procedure

How would a hemorrhagic scrotal cyst develop and how would it be surgically removed? Sounds horrible procedure, painful procedure

Here are some...: The most common scrotal cyst is sebaceous cyst, which unlikely develops spontaneously bleeding, but infection like that in acne. The most common small bleeding spot occurs in hemangioma, which usually occurs in the aged. At present, it is hard to answer without more info on its history and a direct look. But, either is benign & needs no active care unless being big or infected, but minor procedure ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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What to expect after having a cyst removed from your scrotum?

What to expect after having a cyst removed from your scrotum?

Should heal normally: Should have minimal pain or discomfort. Mat itch for a while. Suggest you discuss it with your urologist. ...Read more

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What is the recuperation time after surgically removing a scrotal cyst? How long and how painful is the recuperation?

What is the recuperation time after surgically removing a scrotal cyst? How long and how painful is the recuperation?

Recup.: If the cyst is in the wall of the scrotum and not inside the sack it will likely be very short recovery time with few restrictions after. ...Read more

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Now long would a scrotal incision due to removal of cyst inside sac take to heal? What about amount of pain in the following days?

Now long would a scrotal incision due to removal of cyst inside sac take to heal? What about amount of pain in the following days?

Surgery: Everyone heals differently and as well everyone has different pain tolerances. Generally speaking, any surgical incision will take 7-14 days to heal and pain may not even be an issue, or any pain can be easily treated with as needed medications as deemed necessary form the treating Urological surgeon. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a cyst on my scrotal sac and I tried poping it but when it did nothing came out. It seemed as though it just deflated. Should I be worried?

I have a cyst on my scrotal sac and I tried poping it but when it did nothing came out. It seemed as though it just deflated. Should I be worried?

Pop it: First, don't pop anything you will only make it worse second, it might very likely be a small type of infection, keep clean, DRY, antibiotic ointment and time. If worse which would happen with 2-3 days you will need antibiotics and possible draining it by professional ...Read more

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Could this small lump on my scrotal sac be a cyst or something else?

Could this small lump on my scrotal sac be a cyst or something else?

There are some: Possible diagnosis
cyst,
varicocele,
zit,
ingrown hair,
cyst,
and possibly testicular cancer. ...Read more

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What to do if I have small white bumps (epidermal cysts) removed from their scrotum?

What to do if I have small white bumps (epidermal cysts) removed from their scrotum?

Here are some...: Most of surgical removal of such cysts will heal up nicely, of course depending on how big is (are) the cyst (s) and how the surgery is done. After surgery, doing nothing but keeping the surgical site clean and dry is the right thing to do. More? Ask the surgeon for individual details and specifics. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have skin discoloration and cysts growing on your scrotum when you have multiple epidiymal head cysts?

Not related: Cysts on the scrotum are usually sebaceous meaning trapped sebum which is benign. If they get big, red or painful, you should get them lanced or excised. ...Read more

Scrotum (Definition)

Sac below penis that holds testicles ...Read more