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Male Genital Problems and Injuries - Check Your Symptoms

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If you have any of the following symptoms, evaluate those symptoms first.

  • Exposure to a sexually transmitted disease (STD): Go to the topic Exposure to Sexually Transmitted Diseases.
  • A groin problem or injury: Go to the topic Groin Problems and Injuries.
  • A rash on other parts of your body as well as the genital area: Go to the topic Rash, Age 12 and Older or Rash, Age 11 and Younger.
  • Problems urinating: Go to the topic Urinary Problems, Age 12 and Older or Urinary Problems, Age 11 and Younger.
  • A problem after circumcision: Go to the topic Circumcision.
  • A burn to the genital area: Go to the topic Burns.
  • A cut: Go to the topic Cuts.
  • Problems after a body piercing: Go to the topic Body Piercing Problems.
  • Problems after an operation, such as a vasectomy: Go to the topic Postoperative Problems.

Have you injured your scrotum or penis?

Do you have a change in the appearance or feel of your penis?

Are you concerned that the injury was caused by an intentional act?

Do you have signs of an infection in your genital area?

Do you have pain in the penis, scrotum, or testicles?

Do you have an erection problem?

Do you have a growth in the scrotum or on a testicle?

Do you have swelling in the scrotum?

Do you have an abnormal discharge, such as mucus, pus, or blood, from the penis or in your semen?

Do you have a rash or sores on the skin of the penis or scrotum?

If a visit to a health professional is not needed immediately, see the Home Treatment section for self-care information.


WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise

Last Updated: March 01, 2013
This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.
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