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Lumps, red bumps on scrotum, not attached to testicles, oozing blood. Causes and treatment?

I have a lump on the inside of my scrotum , it is about a marble size. I don t believe its attached to the testicle because it was at the bottom this morning now its up close to my body. I have a pimple like spot on the outside of my scrotum that s giving out an oozy blood. It just started bleeding today but have had the lump since Thursday. Im scared & have no idea what its from. Its slightly painful. Please help me out.
Asked On : Fri, 27 Jul 2012
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Jul 2012
Relax ajsimmons1924. As a rule, i find 'painful' lesions tend to be more of an 'infectious' nature than any scary cancer or some such worrying matter. Having said that, do you recall shaving the area or any other trauma? It is more than likely it can be an 'ingrown' hair that has got secondarily infected & may be leading to an abscess formation. It may get better with just an antibiotic & anti-inflammatory tablet course over 5 -7 days; If 48 hrs after starting the same, it shows no signs of improvement, visit your local dermatologist or general surgeon & you may need to get it lanced. Hope it all works out well for you. Regds..Dr Praveen Rodrigues MD Dermatologist, Cosmetologist & Venereologist, Bangalore, India
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