Edema genitalia

The cause of edema of the vulva can be:

a common disease of the body leading to the edema of the body. This is observed in severe cardiac and renal diseases, with violations of the endocrine system

compression of the iliac veins with metastatic involvement of pelvic lymph nodes (for example, with prostate cancer)

condition after trauma of external genital organs

With cardiovascular pathology. edema spread to the penis and scrotum. In this case, the skin is pale, with palpation painless. The testicle and appendage are not changed - consultation and treatment is needed from a cardiologist or therapist.

Post-traumatic (fracture of the penis - when the penis does not enter the vagina during intercourse, but strikes with force on the femur or pelvis of the woman.

dislocation of the penis may occur in the same situation as fracture, due to rupture of ligaments fixing the penis to the pelvic bones.

In addition, due to a trauma of the penis with a rupture of one of the cavernous bodies, cavernitis can develop - an inflammation of the cavernous bodies of the penis.

minor damage to the penis pinching the skin with a zipper lock.

infringement, is observed, at a tightening of a member a thread, a wire or a cord, at putting on it ring-shaped subjects.

In this case, there are traces of injury or the patient indicateson the fact of injury. With injuries of the penis, there is edema, hematoma (sometimes large) soreness. Maybe spotting from the urethra.

When the scrotal organs are injured, there may be pain, swelling, subcutaneous hematoma in the scrotal area sometimes extending to the penis.

Edema in inflammatory processes occur wheninflammation of the testicles and appendages (hooepididymitis). In this case, the skin from the side of inflammation is edematous, hyperemic (redness is noted), local temperature increase. When palpation - the testicle or appendage, or at the same time, enlarged, dense and sharply painful.

When injury is necessary in the shortestterms to consult at the urologist for an establishment of the diagnosis and the decision of a question of the further treatment (on necessity: US of organs of a scrotum, a sexual member).

With edema caused by inflammatory processes - consultation of the urologist, ultrasound of the prostate and scrotum organs, general clinical tests, smear analysis from the urethra is necessary.