A 22-year-old male asked:
3 days ago i get pain with touch on the skin of my left scrotum with redness and the felling of the skin change im concern is it because friction or
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
A Verified Doctoranswered
May be...: What described may result from developing an infected sebaceous cyst, which may take 4-7 days to burst & drain to "heal" or require incision / drainage, is not sex-related, and may recur. Of course, without a direct look at it, it would be hard to make an accurate Dx. So, if still in doubt and / or not evolving as described, see Doc timely. Best luck...
4k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Scrotal: irritation or infection could cause redness or change. Sometimes emollient lotion or topical antibiotics will help
3.9k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Sep 6, 2018
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
$30 per visit with
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.