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Why Is My Ball Sac
Likely a varicocele,: Nearly always of left testicle. It can sometimes cause pain & may contribute to reduced sperm production/fertility due to associated venous congestion & impeding capillary function within the testes. If you choose to treat/stop, best option is careful embolization of left renal veins via a catheter (removes head pressure & blood returns via right veins); much better than older surgical methods. ...Read more
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more
Small lump on tubes (?) going from scrotum to body. Top left side of ball sac. No pain. Is this just my texture/anatomy
Sounds like you are feeling tiny lymph glans surrounding the vas deferens (the tube that carries the sperm from the testicles to your seminal vesicles A good question to ask is "does it feel the same on both sides?? If YES its probably normal. If NO see your Primary Care Doctor.
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Need more info: Need more info. Do you feel one small testis on the left? Do you feel a normal testis and an additional small "ball"? If two "balls" on left side are they connected or do they feel separate? This could be just a small testis, spermatocele, epididymal cyst, varicocele, or an abnormal growth. Either way see your urologist and have an examination and likely a scrotal ultrasound to sort this out. ...Read more
Something's wrong w my husbands scrotum but he is to scared to go be seen. The 1 ball is smaller and it disappears at times. Is this a concern?
Scrotum: Probably not anything serious. Some testes are hyper mobile and will pull up into into the inguinal region. I would recommend an exam by a urologist in regard to the size discrepancy. (is one unusually large or is one unusually small?). ...Read more
Hello. My right ball is sometimes going out from the scrotum and going to the groin instead. It can happen when I train or sit down. Is that normal?
Here are some...: Hi! LClark, The described clinical scenario could be normal as long as being comfortable. Clinically, your right testis represents the clinical condition of so-called retractile testis, which is common and should bring no adverse clinical consequence. More? Seek evaluation and counseling timely preferably by urologists. Best wishes... ...Read more
Can orpiodexy be reversed ie stiching of ball to scrotum what risk to unstich? Position at moment causes pain and testicle rides higher..
Orchiopexy: It can be redone but there is no guarantee that your testicle will not stay high and pain will persist. You may have a hyperactive cremasteric muscle that may pull your testicle higher. ...Read more
I have a small cyst on my scrotum, hurts to squeeze, otherwise painless. Not attached to testicle, a red ball. What is this?
Hair: It is probably an ingrown hair. Don't squeeze it!!!!!!!!!! ...Read more
Chris has found a pea sized lump in his left scrotum which kind of feels like a third ball. It is non painful. He is concerned about what it may be?
Tolnaftate: A tolnaftate cream is still probably best for most athlete's foot, a diagnosis a lay person can make easily. I'd apply it to the sensitive area on your bottom as well and see what happens. Keep these places dry especially after you exercise. If you don't get a good result in a week, physician's office visit is in order. ...Read more
I have a pea sized ball/mass/cyst (i'm not sure) in my scrotum. It's below my right testicle but not attached to it. It's painless. What is it?
Extratesticular mass: Scrotal masses distinct from the testicle are usually benign cysts. You should be examined by a urologist to be sure. ...Read more
I have swelling between my scrotum and anus and when I sit dow feels like im sitting on a tennis ball and feels hot and a burning sensation.?
Be seen: You might have an infection in the area, or some kind of mass. Be seen for an exam and diagnosis. ...Read more
I fell about 3 days ago a distance of a 8 foot drop since then I have experienced pain in my groin area between my scrotum and anus what could it be?
Fall Eight feet: An eight foot fall associated with persistent injury is concerning. Seems like some type of pelvic or perineal injury. Get checked. ...Read more
My skin is flaking on my scrotum. I was told to get athletes foot cream to rub on it. Its is not going away what should I do? I used athletes foot cream, non-scented lotion, however vaseline seems to work best. But im wondering if there is anything els
How long did you use the athlete's foot cream? It can take a few weeks of using it twice a day for you to notice an improvement. Have you tried changing your soap? It may be extremely dry, which is why the vaseline is working. You can try a heavy cream (in a jar) like eucerin or aquaphor. If the problem persists you should see your doctor for an evaluation and treatment.
I hope you are better soon. ...Read more
I had left ing hernia surgery 3 months ago and hematoma about the size of a golf ball is still present in my scrotum. Does this require more surgery?
Generally No: Assuming the diagnosis is correct, post-op scrotal hematomas usually always resolve completely or become much smaller with time over a period of many months. Surgical excision is rarely needed unless the hematoma becomes infected or is associated with persistent, bothersome discomfort after an adequate period of observation which is uncommon. ...Read more
I have a circular inflamed spot that is red and scaly on my scrotum. I've tried using antifungal cream made for athletes foot on it. Not working?
Usual symptoms: 2nd time in 2 weeks I felt swelling in bottom of my foot, itchy, painful tot walk. This morning woke up with swollen scrotum and penis?
How do you treat loose scrotum skin of one testicle, after a chemical burn accident? Skin wasn't torn. No pain in testis but left testicle became sensitive, hangs very low and sends numbs to left foot
Full eval: You need a full evaluation. What information you're giving me doesn't make sense and may not be related to the burn. ...Read more
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