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For the past month I have been experiencing a dull pain with Itchiness and Swelling in the area between my Scrotum and Anus. I am also bleeding.

For the past month I have been experiencing a dull pain with Itchiness and Swelling in the area between my Scrotum and Anus. I am also bleeding.

Most likely fungal: This is most likely a fungal infection in this area. Try an over the counter antifungal cream like Lamisil (terbenafine) but if that does not get rid of it you will need to see a doctor. ...Read more

Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: scrotal swelling?

What is the definition or description of: scrotal swelling?

Swelling: The scrotum is the anatomical name of the sac which contains the testes (and associated structures). Scrotal swelling generically refers to enlargement of the scrotum, but does not indicate if the testicles within are swollen. Veinous proliferation (a varicocele) could be the cause of such swelling too, and a visit to your md is advised to evaluate this. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is there any way else to bring down this left scrotum swelling?

Need to see a doctor: Swelling of one side of the scrotum should be evaluated for testicular cancer. Usually, an ultrasound is needed. Once cancer is ruled out, this could be a simple fluid collection, vein collection, or infection of the testicle. ...Read more

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Can cocaine cause painful swelling inside the scrotum?

Can cocaine cause painful swelling inside the scrotum?

No: Cocaine can cause sperm damage and infertility but not painful swelling. It sounds like you have an infection. Either epididymitis or orchitis, either way you need to see a doctor for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What are painful soft swelling similar to bag of worms in scrotum?

What are painful soft swelling similar to bag of worms in scrotum?

Varicocele: Varicoceles are usually non-tender, but are classically usually reffered to as a 'bag of worms' almost invariably in left hemi-scrotum. Surgical correction for pain is contraversial because pain often not relieved by surgery. Surgery most often performed for preservation or improvement of fertility. ...Read more

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I have a soft swelling in my scrotum On right side that pushes my testes together causing discomfort.

I have a soft swelling in my scrotum On right side that pushes my testes together causing discomfort.

Anything and nothing: You need a proper evaluation by a urologist, a surgeon, or a regular physician.
it could be a simple vein, or a cyst.
or it could be something more serious, like a hernia, hydrocele, infection, or a tumor.
see a doctor please. ...Read more

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With epididymitis should pain and swelling decrease with rest and scrotal elevation, I have some pain and swelling but only when active?

With epididymitis should pain and swelling decrease with rest and scrotal elevation, I have some pain and swelling but only when active?

No: They is usually the result of infection and it requires antibiotics to treat. Do not delay in seeing a doctor. Permanent damage can occur if this is left untreated. ...Read more

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Scrotal swelling with chf?

Scrotal swelling with chf?

Yes: Peripheral edema due to congestive heartfelt failure can be present in any area, particularly those areas that are "dependent." another important cause of scrotal swelling can be ascites with passage of fluid into the scrotum.
You should see your physician. ...Read more

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Do a lot of people get scrotal swelling?

Do a lot of people get scrotal swelling?

Lots of boys + men: Hydroceles are most common cause for scrotal sweeling in boys. Collection of fluid. Resolves spontaeously by age one year in most infants unless huge. Beyond on year + if fluctuate in size or in adults need surgery to clear. Varicoceles + epididymal cysts are very common in post pubertal males. Testis torsion and epididimitis common + present as painful swellings which need treatment. Tumors rare. ...Read more

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Can I die from scrotal swelling if I ignore it?

Can I die from scrotal swelling if I ignore it?

If untreated cancer: Most scrotal swellings are benign. You will not die from testis torsion or epidymitis, but treatment will make you feel better. Non-tender swellings are also benign unless the testicle is enlarged and hard, or has a hard lump or nodule on it. This could be cancer. Most testis cancers are cureable as with lance armstrong, but not if ignored and allowed to spread all over your body. See a doctor. ...Read more

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Could it be something bad if I have scrotal swelling?

Could it be something bad if I have scrotal swelling?

Yes if hard: Painless hard swellings of the testicle are cancer until proven otherwise. Hence should be checked out asap. Fortunately most scrotal swellings are benign. Scrotal swellings that develop suddenly and are associated with severe pain can be due to torsion (twisted spermatic cord) which needs to be corrected asap because testicle can be lost if left untreated>6hrs. Or epipidymitis which antibiotics a. ...Read more

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Are some people more prone to getting scrotal swelling?

Are some people more prone to getting scrotal swelling?

Scrotal swelling: Anyone who has had a hernia repair or vasectomy can develop a hydrocele which is fluid surrounding the testicle. If hard swelling is occurring then concerns for testicular cancer. See a doctor to be evaluated for these problems a scrotal ultrasound may be necessary. ...Read more

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My usg for scrotum shows swelling in right spermatic chord?

My usg for scrotum shows swelling in right spermatic chord?

Need more info...: Imaging studies like USG is intended to help confirm a clinical suspicion which is driven from detailed history + physical exam at least. So, swelling of spermatic chord may be normal to severe inflammation. How to put all needed info for good care together? Follow instructions in the category of What to Do at Feeling Sick? In http://www. Formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html. ...Read more

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I have an unknown swelling in my scrotal sac. What should I do?

I have an unknown swelling in my scrotal sac. What should I do?

Urologist: You should see a urologist for an examination and possibly scrotal ultrasound to evaluate this. They are usually benign but could potentially be worrisome depending on your age. ...Read more

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I started getting scrotal swelling a couple of days ago. Will I be back to normal by next week?

I started getting scrotal swelling a couple of days ago. Will I be back to normal by next week?

Not if a hydrotycele: Will settle down if due to trauma. Unlikely if a hydrocele and not if it is a tumor. Suggest see a urologist and get an ultrasound if it persists. ...Read more

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My brother says I should get treated because once in a while I get scrotal swelling? Is he right?

My brother says I should get treated because once in a while I get scrotal swelling? Is he right?

Scrotal swelling: Scrotal swelling has many possible causes, and should be evaluated by your primary care physician or a urologist. An exam in the office is helpful, and an ultrasound may also be of use in establishing the diagnosis. ...Read more

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What causes multiple (tiny) hematomas to form on the scrotum? No visible swelling, no discomfort, occasionally break open and bleed.

What causes multiple (tiny) hematomas to form on the scrotum? No visible swelling, no discomfort, occasionally break open and bleed.

Here are some...: What described most likely represents the common occurrence of harmless scrotal angiokeratoma (of Fordyce), which usually carries no clinical significance and requires no active Rx. But if bothered mentally or physically, skillful us of laser or cautery will help. If still in doubt, seek evaluation for confirmation and counseling since right Dx is hard to come by with a direct look. ...Read more

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Causes of swelling in face, feet & scrotum?

Causes of swelling in face, feet & scrotum?

SCROTAL SWELLING: If it is even swelling in the scrotum it could be edema. The scrotum is a low tissue tension area that is a common place for fluid to accumulate with heart troubles of fluid issues as well as feet and ankles. He a physician look you over. ...Read more

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Is it worth a trip to the doctor for scrotal swelling?

Is it worth a trip to the doctor for scrotal swelling?

Depends: On your own specific goals and values. For me - absolutely. ...Read more

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Hydrocoele - the swelling of the scrotum/testis. What can cause it?

Connection: The testis are formed near the kidneys & migrate down into the scrotum over time. During descent they leave the abdomen in a tubular projection of a lining of the abdominal wall called the peritoneum, which adheres to the testis & blood vessels like shrink wrap. If the shrink wrap doesn't shrink enough, clear abdominal fluid can end up in the scrotum next to the testis. ...Read more

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If there was testicle pain orr swelling in a testicle from chlamydia would that show on a scrotal US?

If there was testicle pain orr swelling in a testicle from chlamydia would that show on a scrotal US?

Epididymitis...: ...due to chlamydia and other STDs, usually would show an abnormality by ultrasound, but not always. If you have apparent epididymitis, with tenderness and definite swelling of the involved testicle, and sexual exposure with STD risk, the usual practice is to treat for presumed chlamydia even if not confirmed by testing or ultrasound. Better safe than sorry! Also ask sex partner (s) to be tested. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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How long for swelling in scrotum after hernia operation to go?

How long for swelling in scrotum after hernia operation to go?

Depends: This depends on how long the surgery was or how large the hernia was before the surgery. Larger hernias may have more swelling initially after surgery. The swelling usually resolves over a few days, and sometimes over 2-3 weeks if it was a larger or complicated hernia repair. ...Read more

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What is excessive swelling in scrotum sack after open inguinal surgery?

Fluid: It is probably a benign fluid collection or a hematoma (blood collection). You should make your urologist aware of the swelling and see if he/she wants you to come in for an evaluation. ...Read more

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How long does it take for swelling in scrotum after hernia operation to go down?

Days to weeks: Depends on whether or not the hernia extended into the scrotum, but typically this would resolve on its own in days to weeks. For large hernias it may be weeks to months. ...Read more

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I am experiencing scrotum swelling. The following also describe me: Scrotal mass and Scrotum discomfort. What should I do?

I am experiencing scrotum swelling. The following also describe me: Scrotal mass and Scrotum discomfort. What should I do?

Be checked...: How long has scrotal swelling been? What came first, pain or swelling or both at same time? On one side or both? Besides these, one still needs more info on history + finding of physical exam +testing as needed before possibly deducing right diagnosis/care. How to get these done correctly? Follow suggestions in articles listed in http://formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html. Clinically, ? hydrocele or ...Read more

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80 days after scrotal trauma still some actions cause pulling pain in groin. Its not 24/7.Urologist says still some swelling is present, possible?

80 days after scrotal trauma still some actions cause pulling pain in groin. Its not 24/7.Urologist says still some swelling is present, possible?

Portect the jewsl: Depending on the degree of the initial inflammation and bruising, as well as th exact anatomical location, it can take months before swelling completelty subsides. Scrotal elevation may help this. The inflammatory cells and proteins have to get through a few layers of tightly woven facial layers and this may explain why it may take loner to see complete resolution. ...Read more

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Ingrown hair on scrotum is swelling and painful, what can I do?

Hot soaks. Acne crea: Hot soaks or soak in hot tub of water (hot as you can stand without burning yourself). Can also try applying acne cream like oxy 10 or cleracil or other benzoylperoxide cream (acne cream) to try and treat the infection. If it does not improve in 2-3 days or you develop increasing pain, swelling, redness, fevers...need to see health care provider right away. Hope this helps. Good luck. ...Read more

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Does the swelling on my scrotum go down after the bacteria infection goes away?

Does the swelling on my scrotum go down after the bacteria infection goes away?

Yes: Any abscess of scrotum needs to be drained. Sweling from a scrotal infection or due to epididymitis will go down after the infection has been successfully treated. ...Read more

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Had 6 scrotal us but nothing found, having pain and swelling in right side testicular vein for 8 months. What could it be?

Had 6 scrotal us but nothing found, having pain and swelling in right side testicular vein for 8 months. What could it be?

Get it checked.: A varicocele is generally a benign condition caused by dilatation of a plexus of veins leading to the testicle. They usually occur on the left side. If there are no symptoms (dull ache, pain, or sense of fullness), usually nothing needs to be done. Have a urologist review the us, perform a physical exam, and follow the size and symptoms. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of varicose veins in the scrotum? What type of pain or swelling is associated?

What are the symptoms of varicose veins in the scrotum? What type of pain or swelling is associated?

Here are some. ..: While varicocele happens to some 10-15% of men, usually on left side, most of them are asymptomatic even in its large size - like a bag of worms. If symptomatic, the affected men may feel pressure, fullness, or ache in the affected hemiscrotum after standing for a long duration so they more feel it in the afternoon and relieves in supine position. ...Read more

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Does u have any painin testis, spermatic cords or scrotum swelling if u have kidney issues? Infections or disease of kidney?

Does u have any painin testis, spermatic cords or scrotum swelling if u have kidney issues? Infections or disease of kidney?

Not likely: They are two systems pretty well unassociated with each other so one usually does not affect the other. If you have severe kidney disease (like bad enough to be on dialysis) this could cause water retention that could cause swelling in the area. Your symptoms sound more like an inguinal hernia, a varicocele, epididymisis, trauma, testicle torsion or spermatic cord/nerve entrapment. ...Read more

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I have severe scottum swelling and being treated by catheter an lasix (furosemide). What about tapping scrotum?

I have severe scottum swelling and being treated by catheter an lasix (furosemide). What about tapping scrotum?

Discuss with your MD: Lasix (furosemide) is used for swelling in other parts of body due to body retaining water due to some reason. It may be more than scrotum swelling
i will suggest you make an appointment ith your treating doctor and find exactly what is the cause of swelling and why you are getting Lasix (furosemide) for scrotal swelling and why can not it be tapped if it is localized swelling of scrotum. ...Read more

Anus (Definition)

The anus is the opening of the rectum, through which stool and flatus are passed. The anal canal is about an inch in length, and is ...Read more


Scrotum (Definition)

Sac below penis that holds testicles ...Read more