Today while showering I noticed an odd lump under my skin. It's near the underside of my scrotum on the right side, around where my scrotum connects to the perineum. It's about the size of a pea, hard, tender, flesh-colored (I think, it was hard to see). I'm a bit concerned by this as it seems to have appeared out of nowhere. I'm overweight, and went 1 1/2 days without showering, and I've also had problems with infected hair follicles.
Any idea what this lump could be? It doesn't seem like something serious like herpes, but a lump in the genital area is disconcerting! I have been celibate since January, it that makes any difference. What could this be? Herpes? Folliculitis? Cyst?
Thanks for your time!
I think it sounds like a cyst. These are common in the groin. I suggest you ignore it and leave it alone. It might well be reabsorbed by the body in a few weeks. Even if it's not, it can almost certainly stay there. You can show it to a doctor next time you go.
Thank you for your input. Today the bump is smaller, still flesh-colored, and can hardly be seen. I can still feel it and it hurts a bit. I suppose if it was something scary it wouldn't be fading away already.
Copyright 1994-2016MedHelp International.All rights reserved. MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.