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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Tingling (Definition)

Tingling is a pins and needle like sensation anywhere on the body. May also be termed paresthesia. Can experience when elbow is bumped (funny bone), or even from frostbite. On its own, unlikely significant but may be part of nerve pathology from ...Read more


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A burning feeling under my scrotum. What should I do?

A burning feeling under my scrotum. What should I do?

First clean and dry.: You should start by keeping the area clean and dry, using drying powders (talc) if necessary. Wear loose, clean underwear of hypoallergenic fiber. If the condition persists or becomes inflamed, get further evaluation by your primary care physician. A fungal infection such as tinea cruris (tinea cruris) may call for topical antifungals, or contact dermatitis may require Hydrocortisone cream. ...Read more

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What causes a dry, chapped, itchy scrotum? What can I do to stop the itching and burning as well?

What causes a dry, chapped, itchy scrotum? What can I do to stop the itching and burning as well?

Jock itch: Sounds like you need an over the counter med for jock itch. I find the sprays work best. This is caused by a fungal infection of the skin. If this doesn't work, see your doc. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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I applied strong burning cologne to my scrotum after shaving. 2 months later it is still red. Is this dangerous and what can I apply?

Local irritation: Sounds like a localized reaction. You can try a topical, mild over the counter steroid cream if the area is itchy and rd, but even a mild less potent steroid may be "burning" to the area. Best to get it evaluated by derm to assure the proper diagnosis is obtained. Good luck. ...Read more

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Hi, Ive just turned 21 and had a really intense tingling sensation in my scrotum. The tip of my penis was really cold after. First time ive felt it.

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Ive just turned 21 and had a really intense tingling sensation in my scrotum. The tip of my penis was really cold after. First time ive felt it.

Tingling/paresthesia: A pinched nerve or nerve deprived of oxygen can result in a tingling, heat, or cold sensation. Competitive cyclists can have this happen to the pudendal nerve after prolonged cycling, causing scrotal/penile symptoms. Symptoms that can accompany this include inability to control the bowels and bladder. Recurrent tingling/cold feelings without clear reason would warrant getting seen in clinic. ...Read more

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Burning sensation on the right scrotal area when touched and stretched.No wounds.had and eczema on scrotum 2 days back. Could it be due to that?scared

Burning sensation on the right scrotal area when touched and stretched.No wounds.had and eczema on scrotum 2 days back. Could it be due to that?scared

Relax: Eczema 2 days ago??? How do you know it was eczema? What did you do about it? I assume it was very itchy and that you used something on it. Also I assume you rubbed/ scratched it. Now it is sore because of treatment/ scratching/ both. ...Read more

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I never do sex.My scrotum is burning wth cracks on it its not dry.Cracks hurting, especialy when walk its so painful.No other symptom.I can't see dr.Hlp?

I never do sex.My scrotum is burning wth cracks on it its not dry.Cracks hurting, especialy when walk its so painful.No other symptom.I can't see dr.Hlp?

May be fungal infect: In order to solve this problem, you will need to see a doctor for an exam. It is possible that you may have a fungal infection that needs to be treated with antifungal medication to stop this cracking. ...Read more

Scrotum (Definition)

Sac below penis that holds testicles ...Read more