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See Urologist: Could be as simple as a local yeast infection that can be corrected with a topical antifungal ointment or could be as serious as a bacterial cellulitis which would require oral if not IV antibiotics. The swelling could be from local inflammation or fluid around the testes called hydra cells. A urologic evaluation or at least being seen in a urgent care or by primary care physician is necessary. ...Read more
My scrotum is still grossly swollen 7 days after varicocelectomy. Is this normal? I am now worried. Please help
Post-op swelling: Not really. You should call the urologist and be examined. It sounds as if you may have a hematoma in the scrotum and this would need attention. ...Read more
Yes: Most common cause of scrotal swelling in baby boys. Majority of them resolve sponaneously in first year of life. See a pediatric urologist or pediatric surgeon if the hydrocele gets large and tense, or it persists beyond age-1-year. Also if child has a fever or redness plus scrotal tenderness to rule out other pathology. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
May be a hydrocele: In a small but significant number of newborn boys (about 10%) there is an amount of fluid that fills the scrotum around the testicles. This is called a hydrocele. Usually it resolves over the first year of life and causes no harm. If the scrotum looks red or gets bigger you should have your baby evaluated immediately by your pediatrician to rule out a hernia or problem with the testicle. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I noticed recently that there is a small red area on the scrotum (left side) of my two years old that is now swollen. Could it be something serious?
Possible: Torsion of the testicle (the spermatic cord gets twisted around) can happen,even in a 2 year old. Take the baby to an emergency room or a clinic where they can do ultrasound. Much delay ,if it is torsion, may result in testicular damage.It is now 4 am in Jordan but maybe you will see this. It may be nothing serious like a bug bite.Best wishes for your baby. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it normal to have enlarged or swollen epididymus on the left testicle? I recently done scrotum usg and the report says this.
I had a vasectomy on Friday evening, I walked around for about an hour or so today, my scrotum has now swollen up, is this normal? Many thanks
Here are some...: The degree of bruise and swelling reflect personal nature of tissue reaction and professional proficiency. In general, post-surgical effect after uneventful vasectomy should maximize in 2-3 days; afterward, it should fade slowly. As long as following such a common path of evolution & resolution, time & patience are the "best medicine" to apply. More? Ask surgeon. ...Read more