Scrotum

What is Scrotum?

Scrotum is a dual-chambered protuberance of skin and muscle, containing the testicles and divided by a septum.

Questions and answers on "Scrotum"

I have slightly dark colored scrotum that goes away with heat but returns especially after bowel movements. Also slight discomfort in testicles

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
I don't think you need to worry much about this but as you

Detailed Answer:
Hi,
Slight variation in scrotum(darker or not) which goes away with exposure to cold or hot environment is mostly a normal finding as the skin of scrotum reacts in such a way to adjust to the hot/cold...

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A month ago I suffered from bilateral inguinal hernia and lead to testicular left and right imbalance, the right testis is relatively low. Two weeks ago, after bilateral hernia surgery, the right testis were still a litte bit lower than left side . Is it right:
ps: scrotum is no pain, penius can erect

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
It is alright ,nothing to hesitate dear .

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear

* As it is existing from the period before surgery , it is alright .

* Nothing to worry as there is no pain or other signs of inflammation over the
scrotum .

Thanks .
Regards...

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my penis has shrunk and or retracted into scrotum area and pain in right testical

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Get an ultrasound done

Detailed Answer:
Hello
Thanks for the query.
There is a possibility that you have developed hydrocele, a collection of fluid in the scrotal sac.
Please get an ultrasound of scrotum done.
If possible upload a photograph of the involved area.
This will help me...

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Hello. I asked a similar question recently regarding a recommendation for an over the counter powder I can use on my thighs and in the genital areas to prevent chaffing and keeping the area dry. The specialist recommended a powder such as Zeasorb. I just wanted to make sure that this is ok to use on the scrotum and will not cause any ingrown hairs or pimples. Thanks so much.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
This powder is fine to use in groin and on scrotum

Detailed Answer:
Hello. Thank you for your query.

Yes, zeasorb is very muck ok to use in groin and scrotum. It is an antifungal and will not cause ingrown hair.

Regards

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there is something in my scrotum that feels like an empty sack

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
It could be Varicocele.

Detailed Answer:
Hi
One of the commonest condition that occur in the scrotum is Varicocele. It is clearly seen in standing position and disappears when you lie down.The veins get empty in lying posture.
Colour doppler of the scrotum will confirm the...

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Dark purple veins on right side of scrotum and get a dull ache in my right testicle quite often

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Requires surgical correction.Nothing to panic

Detailed Answer:
Hi dear.Thanks for your query.

As per your description I would make a provisional diagnosis of varicocele of scrotum which is nothing but dilated blood vessels around the scrotum.This requires a surgery correction and...

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Hi I have these pimple like whiteheads on my scrotum sack . They do not hurt and there is no pus discharging but Im not sure what they are . A friend told me they sound like calcium deposits but I would like a more professional opinion.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Sebaceous cysts

Detailed Answer:
Thank you for contacting HCM with your health care concerns

You are wondering what the white heads on your scrotum are? These are actually sebaceous cysts or oil glands. These are very common and pose no risk of infection. I do not recommend that you...

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Are boils on the scrotum canceres. I have a huge boil next my scrotum when I tried popping it it spread back into my scrotum areA. Now I have a huge what looks like a boil and hurts like a boil on my right sac. Next to the other boil.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Seems like a cyst

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Thanks for your query.

From the description you have provided it looks like sebaceous cysts, some of which may have got infected. It does not appear to be cancer to me. Course of antibiotics and pain medication sounds good.

Even the one which...

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My 24 yr.old son was in the shower and noticed a throbbed in his scrotum. You can see his testicles moving in his scrotum. Is this reason to be concerned.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
seems to be cremasteric reflex as per your description.

Detailed Answer:
Hi,
Welcome to HCM,

I have read your query,

From your the facts you have posted here, it seems to be Cremasteric reflex where testicular movement can be seen in scrotum. This is normal. Mostly, there is...

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is a itchy scrotum and itch under public hairs a symptom of hiv??? or any other std?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Fungal infection

Detailed Answer:
hello
Thanks for the query.
Itchy scrotum is suggestive of fungal infection.
It is a common infection and can be easily treated using antifungal creams like clotrimazole.
it is not related to HIV.
Just relax, maintain personal hygiene and use an...

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Recent questions on  Scrotum

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Had a hernia operation last Thursday. Repaired old hernia and found two more behind it. Have amesh patch. In allot of pain, black and blue and have blood in the scrotum. Should I contact my doctor immediately and go back in to see him. This is the 6th day

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iam a boy aged 20 ,not even had sex with an one,but i will often masturbate,but i found small pearl like balls in my scrotum,i think its papules,i not having any pain ,but i havin itching problem on scrotum.my papules r very small and 8-10 in numbers.my question is why iam attacked by this,??and how to prevent it?whether it s a cancer.plz ans iam a shy guy frm traditional family

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Small nymph dog tick bit me on the scrotum 2days ago. Swelling, itchy kinda red, started 24 hours after bite. Today swelling is bigger with slight grape sized mass between testicles. No ring rash etc but slight fever in the swelling area. Reaction to the tick saliva?

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I was checking my scrotum and I felt a zit like bum under my skin. I squeezed it and it hurt bad. So I stopped and it turned reddish purple. Then for the next week it surfaced and kind of looked like a zit, or bug bite. It hurt and seemed infected, so I put benadryl on it and almost instantly the pain went away. It scabbed up and went away within 8 days. What could this be?

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Can testicular torsion cause LOW grade pain?

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Ok, I asked about this yesterday in the main forum. After thinking about it and being a little more clear headed, I decided to put it here in the "ask a specialist." Most of my question yesterday went unanswered. What was answered was very short...

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I was diagnosed with intermittent testicular torsion 3 years ago and had orchiopexy performed with non absorbable sutures. Before the surgery my testicle would be backwards (180 degrees) 90% of the time or more and I had pain every day from it....

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