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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

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Dr. James Lin
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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...
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Scrotal: irritation or infection could cause redness or change. Sometimes emollient lotion or topical antibiotics will help

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