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Swelling of scrotum

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.

What causes it?

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.


What might my doctor prescribe?

Common Tests and Procedures

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 .

Common Medications

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 .

Who is at risk?

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.

Age

< 1 years
1.2x
1-4 years
1.2x
5-14 years
1.3x
15-29 years
1.1x
30-44 years
1.1x
45-59 years
1.0x
60-74 years
1.0x
75+ years
0.4x

Sex

Male
2.4x
Female
0.0x

Race/Ethnicity

Black
1.0x
Hispanic
1.1x
White
1.0x
Other
0.8x
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