Thursday, September 20, 2012

What is scrotal elephantiasis (SE)?

Scrotal elephantiasis is also known as Scrotal Lymphedema, present with colossal scrotal enlargement and most of the times are connected with urinary symptoms such as unrestrained pathology, dysuria or dysfunction. It is caused by obstruction of lymphatic vessels draining the scrotal. These diseases are transmitted through parasites or bacterial infections.

Scrotal Elephantiasis is very atypical widespread filariasis regions in India and Africa. Massive scrotal Lymphedema are termed as Elephantiasis. Primary condition of such disease is very rare in case. In such cases patient develops edema at puberty without any restriction to outer genitalia.

SE and Lymphatic Filariasis are bodily disabling and expressively distressing. As you know Lymphatic Filariasis and Elephantiasis are caused by filarial invasion with wuchereia bancorfti. People affected with such disease have unaesthetic appearance, urinary incontinence, libidos are lost and weakening or immobility is few listed symptoms.

The treatment for scrotal elephantiasis is conducted through etiology. Acute and placid case of sarcoidosis can be cured by steroids. When the Scrotal Lymphedema is chronic, the skin is resultant and subcutaneous fibrosis is aggravating in such case therapy is required. It all depends upon whether lymphedema derangement can be upturned or not. Some times lymphedema is caused by overload fluid or heart failure through congestive can be benefited by diuretics. In some cases surgeries are required where skin involvement needs to be removed. If the infection is in acute stage only antibiotics are required. 

One has to follow HealthTips measures, caring of skin is very important so as to prevent from further infection spreading out. People with lymphedema can take few basic exercises so as to kindle lymph flow by using muscle and joint pumps. Certain basic hygienic Health Tips regime has to be undertaken from further accretion of such disease.

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