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Scrotal Cyst 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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?
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
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
Should heal normally: Should have minimal pain or discomfort. Mat itch for a while. Suggest you discuss it with your urologist. ...Read more
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
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
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?
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
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
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
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 ...Read more
Contemplating surgery to remove cyst inside scrotal sack. Pain and effects of anesthesia are holding me back. How much pain and what drug to sleep?
Surgery: You must weight the risks vs the benefits of surgery. No matter what, in this day and age, you will be told every possible side effect of the procedure and medication, which in most cases are extremely remote but are told to you anyway as full disclosure. Ask your questions to the Doctor doing the procedure as most likely the pain of this procedure should not be that bad. Anesthesia do the drugs. ...Read more
I saw a dr about 7 large sebum cysts on my scrotum, he wanted to cut them all out together rather than indivdually. Effecting my erection. Is this righl.
Likely good advice: Removing sebaceous cysts as well as scrotal incision/s will not effect your erections. Scrotum & penis have separate nerve & blood supply so removal of scrotal skin can not affect erections. Further, removal of a large ellipse of scrotal skin, including all 7 cysts, would apply only if scrotum is large enough to have that much skin removed. Good Luck. ...Read more
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
Sebaceous cyst: It depends on the hospital were you go to. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
Urologist: Disorders of the genitalia are usually addressed by urologists. ...Read more