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My 15year old son has swollen scrotum, it retracts and after

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Hi, I'm Uduak. My 15year old son has swollen scrotum, it retracts and after some days returns but remains swollen. What could be the cause of this please?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Urology
Expert:  Dr. Y. replied 1 year ago.

Are you saying the swelling comes and goes?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No, the swelling remains. The scrotum retreats into the body, and drops back down after some days.
Expert:  Dr. Y. replied 1 year ago.

Based on your description, it is possible that this may be a hernia. You need to bring him to see a pediatrician for an examination to see if this is a hernia. If it is, then you may need to see a pediatric surgeon to surgically fix this. Hope this helps.