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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. ...Read more

Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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Abscess (Definition)

Abscess is a condition in which a person has an infection in a part of his body, and the infection is being surrounded and fought off by his white blood cells, causing a lump of purulent whitish thick material (pus) where the infection is. Abscesses can be very small like an acne pustule, or they can be ...Read more


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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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How easily would a testicular abscess be picked up on a scrotal ultrasound? Even a smaller abscess? Easily noticed?

How easily would a testicular abscess be picked up on a scrotal ultrasound? Even a smaller abscess? Easily noticed?

Quite easy if...: Scrotal ultrasound is supporting tool to "confirm" a clinical suspicion and diagnosis which is suggested and reached through a detailed info on specifics, relevance, and sequence of events of all symptoms plus properly performed physical exam and tests as needed. So doing will uplift the usefulness of scrotal US - very effective! ...Read more

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How easily would a testicular abscess be picked up on a scrotal ultrasound? Even a small abscess in the testi? Easily noticed?

How easily would a testicular abscess be picked up on a scrotal ultrasound?  Even a small abscess in the testi? Easily noticed?

Yes, easily noticed.: A testicular abscess is not easily missed on an ultrasound. Provided that the scan was done by a certified ultrasound tech or radiologist and not an unlicensed practitioner. Also an abscess would make you quite sick, with fever and pain. ...Read more

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Do I have periurethral abscess? Undern penis where urethra joins scrotum is enflamed walnut bump. No pain. Only noticeable when erect. 31y.o.

Do I have periurethral abscess? Undern penis where urethra joins scrotum is enflamed walnut bump. No pain. Only noticeable when erect. 31y.o.

A sebaceous cyst?: A painless walnut-sized bump noticeable at erection could represent a asymptomatic sebaceous cyst, which usually needs no active care as long as being comfortable mentally and physically. Nonetheless, it is still hard to draw right conclusion without a direct look at and feel on it. To have the health-related things for good care done correctly, go to http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. Best ...Read more

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I am 16 and i noticed a small lump with a small yellowish substance in the middle (abcess?) in my lower scrotum for a few days now. I am worried help?

See Dr.: Abscesses can occur anywhere, even on the scrotal skin, so it best to get the area evaluated, tested and treated appropriately, best wishes. ...Read more

Scrotum (Definition)

Sac below penis that holds testicles ...Read more