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I have itching around and beneath scrotum, which after i abrade the skin is scratch and i use cologne to clean the area.what is the cause?treatment?

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Dr. Bradford Romans
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Could be "Jock: Itch".This is a fungal infection and can be treated with over the counter antifungal a.Work with your pharmacist.If persists, c ur doc.
Dr. Lonna Larsh
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Don't use cologne!: The cause could be a lot of things - a fungal infection commonly known as jock itch is a likely cause. No one can tell you without seeing it however. Whatever the cause, cologne is only going to make it worse however. It will dry it out and irritate it more. Wash with mild soap and water. Get a jock itch powder at the pharmacy and make an appointment to see your doctor.

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