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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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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?

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