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Types of Scrotum

Epididymitis
Epididymitis

Epididymitis is infection or less frequently, inflammation of the epididymis (the coiled tube on the back of the testicle). The majority of men that develop epididymitis develop it because of a bacterial infection.

Hydrocele
Hydrocele

A hydrocele is a collection of clear fluid in a thin walled sack present in the scrotum. Hydroceles may be either one sided or occupy both sides. Hydroceles are painless, soft swellings and may be either present at birth (congenital) or develop later.

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Hypogonadism
Hypogonadism

Secondary hypogonadism occurs when there is a problem with the pituitary gland in the brain, which sends chemical messages to the testicles to produce testosterone. Hypogonadism can occur during fetal development, at puberty, or in adult men.

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Orchitis
Orchitis

The most common cause of viral orchitis is the mumps. Mumps is a viral childhood disease that’s rare in the United States due to effective immunization programs. The Mayo Clinic estimates that 33 percent of men who get the mumps as teens also develop orchitis.

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Spermatocele
Spermatocele

A spermatocele (or spermatic cyst) is a fluid-filled sac that grows in the epididymis. That’s a small tube near the upper testicle that collects and transports sperm. Spermatoceles vary in size.

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Testicular Pain
Testicular Pain

Testicular pain is a discomfort felt in the testicles (testes) or scrotum. Causes of testicular pain, discomfort or swelling may be very serious and require prompt medical treatment, like testicular torsion, which is a medical emergency. that requires surgery.

Testicular Torsion
Testicular Torsion

During testicular torsion a testicle rotates, twisting the spermatic cord that brings blood to the scrotum. The reduced blood flow causes sudden and often severe pain and swelling. Having testicles that can rotate in the scrotum is a trait inherited by some males.

Varicocele
Varicocele

The scrotum is a skin-covered sac that holds your testicles. It also contains the arteries and veins that deliver blood to the reproductive glands. A vein abnormality in the scrotum may result in a varicocele. A varicocele is an enlargement of the veins within the scrotum. These veins are called the pampiniform plexus.

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