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    Hi, I am 31 years old and have suffered from Minimal change Nephrotic Syndrome since I was 2. Since passing 21 the frequency of my relapses has vastly reduced from perhaps 2~4 a year as a child/teen, down to 1 every 3~5 years. I have been told by my renal specialist that it should not form into FSGS which I really hope as I have a very fit and active lifestyle and the thought of dialysis scares me a lot. I am relapsing at the moment; I am 5ft 10" and normally 13stone 2lbs @ around 14% bodyfat (muscular physique)and today due to the relapse that i'm currently having I am now 15stone 2 lbs. Obv this is all fluid retention. I am on prednisone 50mg ED, furosemide 80mg a day (not really helping with the water retention)and stomach acid reduction tablets. I have reduced sodium as much as possible and have tried to increase my Vit D / calcium uptake. Anyway cut to the chase, i have a strange question about my water retention. I know the fluid cannot be drained from subconscious layers however today a lot of fluid has collected into my scrotum giving me a huge Hydrocele, to the point where i can barely walk as its so in the way! I know Hydroceles can be drained with a needle and syringe and i am trained in self administering IM injections and have had much practise. While this fluid is in the scrotum, could I self drain it at home to relieve the discomfort? I cant personally see any complications other than the usual 'infection' or hitting a vein/nerve, but I will use genuine medical sterile equipment and alcohol swabs to clean the area. I know once my urine albumen levels are back to normal this fluid will go on its own but i also know i am supposed to keep exercising to prevent blood clots, this is extremely hard when it feels like i have a small cantaloupe melon stuck between my legs ha. Anyway, many thanks for your help -I know its probably a silly question to ask! Ryan





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    I have a small lump on left side of scrotum. It hurts when I touch/squeeze it. Standing up for 5 min results in throbbing pain. Lying down with my scrotum a little elevated makes the pain die out. I'm 21 years old BTW. what is it? Also before there was lump, I get a pain in my scrotum after sneezing. Frequently. Like 3/5 sneezes, pain occurs in my scrotum.





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    hi i am 27 and have 2 children,last child i had 3years ago,breastfed him for 9months,realised i still hav fluid in my breast wen he was 18 months. went to consult doctor they said it will go, still had fluid 2months ago went to doctors again,they did a blood test and said ive still got fluid so gave me tablets and now his 3,so ive had fluid for 3years.i have the coil for over 2years, but recently feel like im pregnant,breast are getting bigger, back pain,flutters in stomach,stomach feels big,get a regular period,im really dont understand whats goin on,please can u help me,could it be my hormones? thank you xxx





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    Hi do genital warts come one week gone the next week back a two weeks later then gone again I had Agee bumps on scrotum they went away came back now I've just got one doesnt look like a wart and has never had fluid in or broken i know it's not herpes. But was worried it could be wart





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    When I am sleeping all of a sudden fluid will come up and into my throat. I wake up and run to the bathroom. I am not getting sick to my stomach. Then I have to cough and clear my throat for 1/2 hour or so to get rid of the fluid in my throat/lungs(?). It is stomach fluid (I guess) coming up. This has been happening more frequently since the middle of July. I had radiation 3 years ago to my lower body and am wondering if this could have possibly damaged something and it took this long to show up.





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    I have this too and have been diagnosed with hiatus hernia and reflux. It's worth seeing your gp and following his/her advice.

    Im 18 and i have small white spots that cover my scrotum, and are now climbing the shaft of my penis. On the scrotum especially, they seem to have hairs protruding from the centre of them.





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    i have several on my scrotum they are small cysts and apparently harmless

    I started with 1 or 2 that on occasion could be squeezed like a spot. I now have about 20 ranging in size, some that can be squeezed. From what i'm guessing these are infected hair folicals but not sure. i'm 31 and had these for about 5 years!

    hi sir.............i am 25 yrs old...i am having some irritation between bottom of scrotum and anus for the past ten years....mainly after having bath and having sweeting n scrotum.....mailny if i put jeans...thts all.....tsome times it ill pain........wht will be the reason for this..i tried many thing,,but not...i am scared.......





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    Hi. I hope I pls get a reply. I'm 28 years old and have Hydrocele in my right scrotum area. I was operated 10 years ago due to the fluid of my hydrocele that it twisted my left nut. Furthermore, I still have hydrocele. It didnt bother me until I had vigorous sex with my wife and now I have this on and off pin-needle pain at the upper part of the hydrocele. Is it because of the vigorous sex I had? I am so worried that this will kill me. I am not in pain but I get scared when the pain occurs. Help pls. God bless you





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    Go see a urologist asap. The bad news: there's a chance that this could be a tumor so I would recommend you have it looked at right away. The good news is I think it's unlikely given you described rigorous sex with your wife. Hydrocele's can and do occur because of trauma. I had a hydrocele when I was 16 yrs of age and it occurred because of a traumatic event playing football where I was hit in the groin. Hydrocele surgery is a simple procedure.

    Hi Thomas. The needle pin like pain is gone now and Probably because I didn't have sex with my wife yet. I got scared when you say it's a tumor. I hope not because I have no cash to spend for operation. Prayers to me! Many thanks!

    I am 22 years old. From around past 1 year I am having a discharge of white fluid(maybe sperm) everytime I urinate while I go to poty . But this fluid does not come out when I only urinate. Plz tell me what to do?





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    I'm 30! After ejuculation the sperm, there is fluid that I do not understand and is clear and not offensive, it comes for few minutes after sperm release if I do not ejuculate, the fluid it does not come! What is going on?





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    My son has lymphedema in both legs and penis and scrotum. He has also got hundreds of scrotum and penis lesions which leak lymphatic fluid. All the time. some of them are really big and have a smell to the fluid he is constantly getting infections. Cellulitis. please can you help to get him sorted he's only 19 and has no quality of life..





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    I am praying for him xxxxx

    I'm a 14 year old male, and 95% of the time my scrotum swells with fluid, I believe this is a hydrocele, in it's least solid state I can squeeze my scrotum and feel the fluid go back up into my body. I always feel self conscious at school because there is always a prominent bulge in my crotch. Should I just leave this or contact my doctor? Thanks for the help.





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    Sorry i cant help you out, but i forgot to add that into my question! But im 16 and im very self conscious aswel because of the same thing! Hopefully we can get an answer

    im sorry as well that I dont have an answer but I would like to say im 16 and I also have.the exact same thing as you two. Its really emarrasing at school. Its affected my love life sevearly I still get plenty of WOMEN lo but it really sucks being so.young and embarresed BC of this im to embarrassed to tell anyone. But I really wish to find an answer I assumed cancer BC I have abdominal pains to. But I like to think poasitive;) t Really hope someones answers me. I think about my death every night but it makes me stronge.... r feels nice to finally tell someone

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    My scrotum is producing fluid consistently what might be the cause





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    im 15 and have noticed what seems to be fluid building up to the top right of my scrotum, what is it? could it be something fldangerous? please help me





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    im 15 and have had a build up of fluid in my scrotum, is it cancer and should i see my GP ??? im scared to go though.





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    I'm 23 years of age and for the last year and half I have been discharging a milky looking fluid called chyle from my scrotum and a large number of small cysts covering them. I have been to see the doctors and have been diagnosed with 'lymphangioma of the scrotum'. Since the problem started it has become more frequent and can only see the problem getting worse over time. Its really getting me down and worried. The doctors are still studying the case and am hoping that they may be able to come up with a cure or some kind of treatment. Could this affect my fetillity? What is causing this problem?

    my friend has a cyst like lump on his scrotum and it is like the size of a golf ball he has had a biopsy but i keeps filling up with fluid





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    i have a blister at times on my scrotum never seen any fluid come out of it but then goes down in time and then shrivels up,then disappears for so long then comes back again.was told by my g.p that it was a cyst .used steroid cream and antibiotics ,but nothing seems to work.





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    It's called pre-cum (bulboureathral fluid).. This is a normal excretion from the penis mostly before sex, but the penis will continue to seep seminal fluid after ejaculation. Pre-cum (seminal fluid) cleans the urethra before ejaculation so the semen entering your partner is clean of any bacteria. Fret not, as long as it isn't a greenish, sticky fluid, you're probably ok!

    i am 14 and have recently noticed that there is dry skin on my scrotum. i did use shampoo as a lubricant a few days ago and i heard that may be the cause. however after my shower today, because of the problem i used body wash on my scrotum and underneath my foreskin. however when dry i went to examine my penis and scrotum and discovred that the problem haddn't gone. In fact my penis head's skin was now also very dry along with my scrotum. I dont know what to do, i am very worried. Can someone please help!





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    My name is Medo from west africa well when I was growing up I once had this fluid of sack in my testicles then I had to remove this fluid all by my self,that was so many years ago,probably when I was 17 now that I am 35 noticed some strange feelings down there recently then had to check it in toilet found some little fluid coming out from that same spot..I have been really worried so how do treat this on my own





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    When/before having sex my penus tends to release lot of clear fluid. This is not an STI because me I know both me and my wife only have sex with each other. Is this something I should get help with? It not a fluid that is bad if this makes sense....its the fluid that helps lubricate while making love but I produce to much fluid. Hope this makes sense - it embarassing to ask although my wife doesnt view it as a problem. I have lived with this problem for many years. Many thanks for you advice





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    i am 24 i have 2 children, but i have several lumps on and around my scrotum and testicals. i have had them for several years and when i last got them checked about 4 years ago, the docs told me they where possibly cysts and they would go within a couple of years, but i still have them to date and can feel fluid around them. what shall i do?





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    Ive noticed some small fleshy lumps on my penis and scrotum. They are in clusters on the scrotum but sparse on the penis. Hair appears to be growing out of some on the scrotum. I have never had sex but do masterbate and i used to have warts on my hands. Is it possible to pass them on to the genitals?





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    I am a 56 year old male. I fathered two children and then had a vasectomy at the age of 24. When my scrotum is relaxed, after a hot shower, my right testicle does not hang down in the scrotum sac. The left one seems to be fine as it drops down in the scrotum sac. It appears I only have one testicle and looks very odd and deformed. Is this normal or do I need to have it checked out?





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    I have white hard lumps all over my scrotum and I've had them for as long as I can remember, some are really small and hardly noticeable, there are 3 that are grouped together on my scrotum, which is worrying me. They are painless but hurt if a lot of pressure is applied, then I have a white lump the size of a garden pea on the right side of my scrotum, I'm so embarrassed and ashamed about them. What should I do?





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    Im not sure if this is normal but for the past week, I have noticed that when I have an erection, my scrotum shrinks and my testicles seem to go out of the scrotum and underneath. I was wondering if this is normal. Also, my right testicle seems to move and it sometimes moves slightly out of the scrotum. Is this normal?





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    You could have a retractile testicle but the web can't do a diagnosis, could you book an appointment with an andrologist ASAP?

    Hi Katie, i also forgot to add to my comment that my tummy also swells around the time of my monthly period. This is due to fluid retention which most women get. The fluid should go at the on set of your period. One can also buy fluid reducing tablets from the chemist which are especially made for this purpose. I take them myself and they do the trick. (don't forget to read the instructions though as they can only be taken at certain times) Hope this helps you. ;-)

    A lump (less than the size of a pea) inside my scrotum. It is not actually on my testicle however it does seem as though it is attached to a string which i am guessing is the epididymis. It is almost like this lump is 'floating about' within my scrotum. It only becomes painful when i feel for it and or squeeze it. Could this just be a cyst or is it possible for a cancerous lump to appear within the scrotum but not be attached to a testicle. Also, the epididymis on this side of my scrotum is ever so slightly larger than the one on the opposite side. Could you confirm if this is normal?





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    I have a squidgy type lump on what feels like the top of testicle I think is called the Epidermis?. It sometimes goes smaller and feels less fluidy but sometimes it can gather allot of fluid. I sometimes get an ache but its nothing bad. I went the doctors years ago and they detected a fluid around my testicles because one had a squidgy fluid around it casuing it to be bigger.

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