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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)

Occurs when one has an infection in a part of their body, and the infection is being surrounded and fought off by white blood cells, causing a lump of purulent whitish thick material (pus) ...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

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Hi doc, i'm student nurse here....doc, may i know why the patient can get scotal abscess? and, patient have develope diabetes mellitua

Hi doc, i'm student nurse here....doc, may i know why the patient can get scotal abscess? and, patient have develope diabetes mellitua

Infection & diabetes: Diabetes makes it easier for infections to thrive because germs like to eat sugar. Also the body is weakened when diabetes is present, so germs can attack easier. A scrotal abscess may have come from poorly controlled diabetes and a combination of factors that would affect the GU system. I wonder if there was trauma involved? Maybe a GI process now extending to pelvic organs? Good luck. ...Read more

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What is scrotal pearl? What are the symptoms? Does it cause pain? Where is it located? Is it located near the epididymis? Is it moveable in the scrotm

What is scrotal pearl? What are the symptoms? Does it cause pain? Where is it located? Is it located near the epididymis? Is it moveable in the scrotm

Scrotal Pearl: Is a calcified appendix testis or epididymis which has become detatched from testis or epididymis and lies with tunica vaginalis (membrane which surrounds testis. Usually loose. Does not cause pain. You may have had a short acute episode of scrotal pain months or years previously. Does not require any treatment. Should not be a problem. Usually an incidental finding at scrotal exploration. ...Read more

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Whats the difference in abscess's and large fluid collection, in pelvis , are abscess's and fluid collection the one and the same ???

Not necessarily : An Abcess is a walled off area of infection. Fluid collections can be anything, they have different characteristics on the imaging and treated differently. Some fluid collections are just watched closely, an some just go away on there own. Remember our bodies are made up of water primarily and this can, in essence, collect up anywhere. ...Read more

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How long before scrotal cellulitis becomes dangerous? Most common signs and symptoms of scrotal cellulitis?

How long before scrotal cellulitis becomes dangerous? Most common signs and symptoms of scrotal cellulitis?

Get to a doctor: Inflammation, tenderness, swelling. It may be secondary to a superficial skin infection or inflammation of the testis, and urgent evaluation is necessary. If left untreated infections can progress and become life-threatening. Patients who are more susceptible to these infections are diabetics and men who are immunocomprimised. Signs and symptoms are skin discoloration (red), swelling, tenderness. ...Read more

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I have been observing that a slight area on my scrotum, changed texture, but no Colour or bumps, or itchyess. at the same time having ED symptoms?

I have been observing that a slight area on my scrotum, changed texture, but no Colour or bumps, or itchyess. at the same time having ED symptoms?

Your doc: Or a natural doc can test your hormone levels and rule out circulatory issues. Also, a clinical psychologist can teach you skills to keep from focusing on your "performance" which interferes also. Peace and good health. Your doc can also examine your scrotum skin concern which MAY be unrelated to the ED you are concerned about. ...Read more

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What are the most common symptoms of scrotal hematoma?

What are the most common symptoms of scrotal hematoma?

Scrotal hematoma: Scrotal pain, swelling and discoloration of the skin in the area of swelling. ...Read more

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Can you get a rash on your scrotum? What are the symptoms and physical signs of a scrotal rash?

Can you get a rash on your scrotum? What are the symptoms and physical signs of a scrotal rash?

SCROTAL RASH: SYMPTOMS MAY BE ITCHING, BURNING, AND SEEPAGE FROM THE SCRATCHING. IT CAN BE FROM SOAPS, DETERGENTS COLOGNE, PERFUME, ETC. PLEASE SEE A DERMATOLOGIST ...Read more

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How does fluid and abscess accumulate in the pelvis, pelvic area.... is there lots of reasons for this ? Male patient

How does fluid and abscess accumulate in the pelvis, pelvic area.... is there lots of reasons for this ? Male patient

Many reasons: There are several ways yes. Diverticulitis (little sac out-pouchings in the colon) can rupture and lead to this. Irritation anywhere in the pelvis can lead to fluid and or abscess. The list does go on. These things can resolve spontaneously...but do sometimes require CT guided or US guided drainage. ...Read more

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Symptoms of a scrotal anal fistula?

Symptoms of a scrotal anal fistula?

You may: Mean fissure. A fistula going from the rectum to the scrotum would be life threatening. A fissure creates severe pain and is like a crack in the skin. If concerned about either you need to get seen. ...Read more

Scrotum (Definition)

Sac below penis that holds testicles ...Read more