Scrotal inflation, or scrotal infusion, is a sexual practice in which fluid (typically saline solution, but sometimes air or another gas) is injected into the scrotum in order to make it balloon in size. It carries a number of risks of serious complications, including scrotal cellulitis or subcutaneous emphysema, and possibly fatal complications such as Fournier's gangrene or air embolism.
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