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Prostate Cancer

Swelling and Burning Symptoms Between Anus and Scrotum

03/16/2003

Question:

I am a 41 year old male and I have swelling like knot between my scrotum and my anus. It burns when I touch that spot.

Answer:

It is difficult to say specifically what this spot represents but I doubt it is your prostate. It may be an infection of some type causing your symptoms and I suggest you consult with a physician who can examine you and identify the problem so that it can be appropriately treated.

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Response by:

Martin I Resnick, MD Martin I Resnick, MD
Formerly, Professor of Urology
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University