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I have fungal infection on my groun, and my scrotum itches, I've also had white bums on scrotum that itch, my scrotum tingles, could this be herpes?
Not herpes.: What you are describing doesn't sound like herpes. Herpes typically presents as a cluster of blisters that develop at the same time. The skin is typically itchy or painful before the blisters develop, then the blisters come. The fungal infection in your groin and scrotum may require a stronger antifungal. The Betamethasone combination you are using may spread the fungus and make it worse. ...Read more
What can I take to stop jock strap itch on my scrotum area? It itches and sometimes it bleeds when scratched
Antifungal creams: Most "jock-itch" is a superficial fungal infection of the skin in the groin area. If this is the case, many athlete's foot remedies will work here as well. The ones to try first are lotrimin ultra or Lamisil (terbinafine) cream. If it is because of yeast infection, use Nystatin cream. ...Read more
I'm worried because my scrotum itches a lot during the day and night. Whats the problem, what do you suggest?
May be fungus: Without the benefit of examination, I can make general recommendations. The most common cause of itching is a fungal infection which also causes athletes foot. You may try cream available over the counter, made for athletes foot. If it does not improve then you have to see a doctor for examination . Good luck. ...Read more
Itching: Most common cause of itching in genital area, groin and buttocks for males is jock itch, which is a type of fungal infection, also called ring worm, although it is really not a worm. It is easily diagnosed by exam by your doc who can also do skin scrapping if doubtful for treatment with OTC meds. ...Read more
STDs eg crabs: This could be many things including stds or a simple skin infection. Crabs is the first thing to come to mind but it could also be early herpes or other stds. You should get this looked at by a doctor so you can be treated immediately if it's an std. Note however you can still get some stds despite condom use because some stds are transmitted by skin contact, not fluids like other stds. ...Read more