A 35-year-old male asked:
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i have a constant itching on my scrotum. its been happening for 6 months.

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Dr. Sudeshan Govender
Specializes in Family Medicine
Scrotal itch: Causes include - Tinea crura / jock itch which is fungal - Lichen simplex - Scrotal eczema
Answered on Oct 16, 2017
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Dr. DONALD PUPUMA
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Tight underwear and if you have changed the material of your underwear could also contribute.
Oct 16, 2017
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
53 years experience Internal Medicine
See a doctor: If you can not see a doctor try antifungal cream.
Answered on Nov 28, 2017
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Complicated: This is almost always a fungal infection, either candida which is treated one way or one of the others which often responds well to tolnaftate. You also need to shower twice a day, use a clean towel each time, and keep your package cool when you sleep.
Answered on Nov 28, 2017

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