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Treatment for swelling in the scrotal sac - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   My husbands scrotum sack is swollen right where the line is from the penis to the bottom of the testicles. what could cause this ?
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
Doctor :   Since when is he having these swelling?
User :   it just started a couple of days ago
Doctor :   Does he have pain?
Doctor :   Does he have fever?
User :   yes it is very sore on his sack
User :   no fever
Doctor :   Did he have similar symptoms in the past?
User :   no he hasn't. he has been battleing bad fluid retention all over his body
User :   he just started a new medicine for diabetes though
Doctor :   May I know his age?
User :   it is called onglyx. he is 48
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Has he been examined by a doctor?
User :   could this new medicine be causing the problem?
User :   he goes to the doctor daily for antibiotic shots
User :   he has not been examined for this particular problem yet.
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   The present problem may be unrelated to the drug that he is on.
User :   he is embarresed to talk to the doctor about the scrotum problem
Doctor :   He may be having a collection in the scrotal sac.
User :   what do you mean?
Doctor :   I suggest that he gets examined by a doctor to pin point what the collection is.
User :   what kind of collection are you talking about??
User :   fluid or what?
Doctor :   That can be made out only by a clinical examination.
Doctor :   Probably fluid.
Doctor :   He would need antibiotics and few blood tests along with the examination.
Doctor :   Have you followed what I have suggested?
User :   okay, i guess that answers that.
Doctor :   Do you any other query?
User :   no i don't. thank you for your help
Doctor :   Please fill the feed back form too.
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
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