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Itchy Painful Scrotum
I have itchy pimple like things but hard on scrotum sack. They are not painful. Please help me understand what are these?
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
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
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
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?
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
I have a group of two small pimple like dots on each side of the base of my penis shaft on my scrotum. Not itchy or painful. No pus. Just tiny growths?
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
I have a red lump on my scrotum which has been there for a few weeks now. Its not painful, however when agitated is very itchy.
What could this be?
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
Usual symptoms: 2nd time in 2 weeks I felt swelling in bottom of my foot, itchy, painful tot walk. This morning woke up with swollen scrotum and penis?
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
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
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
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
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