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My scrotum is getting bigger and now my penis has been

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My scrotum is getting bigger and now my penis has been swallowed up into it
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Urology
Expert:  Dr. Y. replied 11 months ago.

Is it just 1 side of the scrotum that is swelling?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
No, the entire scrotum is swelled up like a big ballon . Sometimes it goes back to normal size but not very often . I have to dig my penis out of my scrotum just to urinate
Expert:  Dr. Y. replied 11 months ago.

If the size of your scrotum fluctuates, this could be a couple things. It could either be a hernia or it could be a fluid collection called a hydrocele. You need to get into see a urologist for examination to determine what you have. If it is so severe that it is causing your penis to become hidden, it sounds like you probably need to have surgery to correct either of these problems. Hope this helps.