Also known as Scrotal Edema
Swelling of scrotum is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.
The most common causes of swelling of scrotum are epididymitis, hydrocele of the testicle, and inguinal hernia. Other possible causes, such as sebaceous cyst, are more rare.
Within all the people who go to their doctor with swelling of scrotum, 81% report having pain in testicles, 28% report having abnormal appearing skin, and 16% report having retention of urine.
Patients with swelling of scrotum often receive urinalysis, radiographic imaging procedure, kidney function tests, glucose measurement, intravenous fluid replacement, electrolytes panel, ultrasonography and liver function tests .
The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with swelling of scrotum include doxycycline, alfuzosin (uroxatral), diatrizoate, lanolin topical, acetaminophen / dextromethorphan / doxylamine, abacavir / lamivudine / zidovudine, trandolapril / verapamil, dimenhydrinate (dramamine), sulfamethoxazole (bactrim), bisoprolol (emcor), minoxidil (rogaine), rifampin and acetaminophen / aspirin / caffeine .
Groups of people at highest risk for swelling of scrotum include sex == male. On the other hand, sex == female almost never get swelling of scrotum.