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Scrotum (Definition)

Sac below penis that holds testicles ...Read more


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Scrotum is painful and itchy. No lumps nor pus. 14 year old kid. Possible causes?

Scrotum is painful and itchy. No lumps nor pus. 14 year old kid. Possible causes?

Sounds benign: Scrotal pain is probably from him scratching so much that it caused skin irritation and now it is hurting him. You may apply vaseline or aquaphor ointment to keep the skin moist. If no better go see you pediatrician. ...Read more

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I have scaly white flakes on my scrotum and mid afternoon/ evening my scrotal skin is extremely painful and itchy. What do I do?

I have scaly white flakes on my scrotum and mid afternoon/ evening my scrotal skin is extremely painful and itchy. What do I do?

Probably a fungus: Infection. You will need topical and probably systemic treatment. See a doctor for accurate diagnosis and proper treatment. ...Read more

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Reddish and itchy skin underside scrotum. Found small lesions there and its painful when itched or scratched. What to do? Please help.

Reddish and itchy skin underside scrotum. Found small lesions there and its painful when itched or scratched. What to do? Please help.

Let a doc look at it: From your description it could be something caused by fungus/yeast (e.g. jock itch), it could be viral (e.g. herpes), it could be contact dermatitis, or even caused by bacteria. I have to suggest you show it to a doctor, and discuss it in more detail. He/she should be able to diagnose and treat it, whatever it is. ...Read more

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Large lump starting at anus and goes all the way up to the start of scrotum. No itchiness or discharge. Painful?

Large lump starting at anus and goes all the way up to the start of scrotum. No itchiness or discharge. Painful?

It is painful?: If it is painful, it is very likely to be an abscess - a collection of pus under the skin. Start with soaking and ice, but if this gets bigger, more painful, red, or starts to weep, you will need to see a physician. If this is an abscess, it will need to be opened.
Also could be thrombosed hemorrhoid. That will get better with time, soaking, and ice. ...Read more

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I noticed 4-5 small purplish spots on my scrotum. They are not raised and are not painful or itchy. Are they reason for concern?

I noticed 4-5 small purplish spots on my scrotum. They are not raised and are not painful or itchy. Are they reason for concern?

Can't tell: Because we can't see them on the internet. If you're concerned, go to someone who can see them, like your doctor. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have this chancre-like on scrotum that is painful and itchy and other deform rashes. They are itchy, red, painful. Could it be syphilis?

How do I know if I have this chancre-like on scrotum that is painful and itchy and other deform rashes. They are itchy, red, painful. Could it be syphilis?

Syphilis: Primary syphilis does include genital sores called chancres, but they are usually painless. Http://tinyurl. Com/8fzkvwt they look like large, round bug bites that are hard, and usually show up 10-90 days after exposure. They also usually heal up within 6 weeks -- but if untreated, syphilis moves on to further stages. Please see your doctor for any questions about sores on your scrotum. ...Read more

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I hve a red bump just like a pimple near my scrotal sac in the thigh fold. It's not painful nor itchy. What it could be.

I hve a red bump just like a pimple near my scrotal sac in the thigh fold. It's not painful nor itchy. What it could be.

See your doctor: There are many things that could be causing that bump, and none can be diagnosed without an exam. Please see your doctor for an exam and diagnosis. Good luck. ...Read more

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I am having severe itching on my genitals. There are some lumps on my scrotum and penis and it is very itchy and painful. Skin is also dry

I am having severe itching on my genitals. There are some lumps on my scrotum and penis and it is very itchy and painful. Skin is also dry

Lumps on Genitals: If you have a lump on your genital area you need to go see a doctor as soon as possible. It's very difficult to make assessments based on the information you have given over the internet. ...Read more

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What causes a dry, itchy, flaky, scrotum?

What causes a dry, itchy, flaky, scrotum?

Here are some...: Some lesions like psoriasis, eczema (including atopic dermatitis), etc. May cause recurrent intractable itch, but the underlying causes for these lesions remain unknown, although skin fungal infection could lead to similar itch but responding well to antifungal with steroid cream. Nonetheless, it is hard to offer right Dx for right care without a direct look at them. ...Read more

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My scrotum is feeling itchy, flaky and pain when I try to move it. What should I do?

See professionals...: Is it new or recurrent? But from what you described, in general, try avoiding any over-washing and any local physical stimulation. For the time being, try applying topical Hydrocortisone cream lightly and see for 3-5 days. If not improved, you should see a urologist or dermatologist timely, and don't second guess on line.

Best luck... ...Read more

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How to stop itchy scrotum?

How to stop itchy scrotum?

Itching Scrotum: In most cases this itching is a jock itch or a fungal dermatitis. This kind of infection is common and usually can improve with over the counter anti-fungals.
If there is any sores, redness, heat you may need to be seen by your physician.

If this is just dry skin I often recommend a very strong moisturizing lotion such as lac-hydrin. ...Read more

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What could lead to my itchy scrotum?

I don't know: It would be better if you had your physician take a look at your next visit. ...Read more

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What does itchy scrotum with small bums mean?

What does itchy scrotum with small bums mean?

Need more info...: Few causes may be responsible for Itchy small bumps on the scrotum, like hot rashes, eczema, insect bites, fungal skin infection, psoriasis, contact dermatitis, etc. But to surely define what they may be, one has to review & analyze the detailed specifics, relevance, & sequence of events of symptoms + findings of physical exam. How? To http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html. Best wish to health. ...Read more

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Why under my scrotum is little red and bit itchy?

Fungal infection: This could be a yeast infection causing the redness and itchiness. You should get into see your doctor for examination and they may need to prescribe a topical antifungal to help solve this problem. ...Read more

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My skin is very dry and itchy under scrotum sack.

My skin is very dry and itchy under scrotum sack.

Itchy scrotal skin: Itchy scrotal skin can have a number of causes, such as eczema, contact dermatitis, candida infections. Even some benign growths on scrotal skin like angiokeratomas, tiny little purple papules, can cause itching. One must be careful with using cortisone cream in this area as the skin is thin and delicate, and cortisone can cause thinning in a short period of time. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my scrotum is red, dry and itchy?

What do you suggest if my scrotum is red, dry and itchy?

Here are some. ..: Without a direct look, it's hard to give an accurate diagnosis, but clinically you may gingerly apply topical steroid cream 1-2 times daily for ...Read more

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What to do if my scrotum is itchy and has swollen up, what should I do?

What to do if my scrotum is itchy and has swollen up, what should I do?

See Urologist: Could be as simple as a local yeast infection that can be corrected with a topical antifungal ointment or could be as serious as a bacterial cellulitis which would require oral if not IV antibiotics. The swelling could be from local inflammation or fluid around the testes called hydra cells. A urologic evaluation or at least being seen in a urgent care or by primary care physician is necessary. ...Read more

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My scrotum gets extremelt itchy, especially in the night. Have to scratch it lots, how can II stop the itching...

My scrotum gets extremelt itchy, especially in the night. Have to scratch it lots, how can II stop the itching...

Jock itch?: It's more likely you may have a case of fungi to the groin as this causes chronic itching to the genital areas while there are other know causes as well. Have a physician take a look. ...Read more

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I have itchy elbows and scrotum. What is the permanent remedy?

I have itchy elbows and scrotum. What is the permanent remedy?

Here are some...: Without further detailed history and a direct look, it is hard to come up a right diagnosis, but if the presence of itchy elbows and scrotum is chronic, the most likely diagnosis is psoriasis, which would be permanent with no cure, but manageable chiefly with judicious use of steroid-containing cream. For practical care, see a urologist first and a dermatologist to follow as needed. ...Read more

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What could be the white non-itchy rashes on the scrotum?

What could be the white non-itchy rashes on the scrotum?

Not sure: This is the type of question which cannot be answered easily without seeing the rash. Suggest you show this to a doctor. ...Read more

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How can I treat red / itchy scrotum?

How can I treat red / itchy scrotum?

Here are some...: Without a direct look, it is hard to tell what may cause redness and itch, but clinically a topical cream containing antifungal and steroid is worthwhile to try and use. To help figure out what it may be and how to treat it, follow instructions in articles listed in http://www. Formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html. Best wish... ...Read more

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How can you treat red / itchy scrotum?

Since we can't see: It or diagnose it over the internet, I suggest you see your doctor who can examine you and give you the proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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How can I treat my red and itchy scrotum?

How can I treat my red and itchy scrotum?

Here are some...: Without a direct look, it is hard to tell what may cause redness and itch, but clinically a topical cream containing antifungal and steroid is worthwhile to try and use. To help figure out what it may be and how to treat it, follow instructions in articles listed in http://www. Formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html. Best wish... ...Read more

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How can you treat my red and itchy scrotum?

Gently: And since we can't see it over the internet, have your doctor take a look to get the proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What could it be non itchy black spot around scrotum?

What could it be non itchy black spot around scrotum?

See below: How long has it been there? How large is it? Has it gotten larger? Has it thickened?
Are the edges distinct or difficult to define? Is it solid black or mixed colors. Any history of trauma to scrotum? May be small blood clot beneath skin, but may also be melanoma. Best to have fp examine it & proceed from there. ...Read more

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I have itchy red scrotum, how do I make it stop, remedy?

I have itchy red scrotum, how do I make it stop, remedy?

Jock itch: Sounds like tinea cruris. Have you primary Doctor evaluate it. If it is tinea cruris, then a several week course of an antifungal cream applied twice daily, after the affected area is cleaned and dried, should do the trick. ...Read more