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The skin on my scrotum & shaft is red, itchy, and swollen.no bumps of any kind.the scrotal skin is also oozing fluid.is this a fungus or bacteria?

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
Either one: Either fungal infectioni or certain bacterial infections can do this. "Oozing fluid" suggests a fairly severe infection, so it may not be safe to attempt over-the-counter treatment, and it's possible you would benefit from an oral antibiotic prescription. See a doctor and take it from there. Good luck!
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