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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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Sac below penis that holds testicles ...Read more


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Spot on my scrotum not itchy not sore unless touched or pressed and very tough spot when pressed nothing like no fluid comes out when i press on it?

Spot on my scrotum not itchy not sore unless touched or pressed and very tough spot when pressed nothing like no fluid comes out when i press on it?

Pearly Papule: Sebaceous cysts are very common on the scrotal and penile skin. These benign lesions are often self limiting, resolve on their own and do not represent any real disease or condition. ...Read more

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My scrotum and legs touching my scrotum and it is very itchy. My scrotum is itchy all over. What could it be. I'm not sweating eather?

My scrotum and legs touching my scrotum and it is very itchy. My scrotum is itchy all over.  What could it be. I'm not sweating eather?

Jock itch: It's likely jock itch - a fungal infection. The medical term is tinea cruris. It happens to men due to sweat, extra fat causing moisture & heat, or ineffective drying of skin after showering/bathing leading to environment conducive to fungus growth. 1st, keep the area dry. 2nd, you can use powder (talc is less preferred than medicated powder like Gold Bond). 3rd, if persists, may need anti-fungal. ...Read more

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

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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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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Hi, there is a red patch on my left scrotum feels itchy (small patch), on applying water it feels good. Sometimes fluid keeps coming out. Please advise?

Hi, there is a red patch on my left scrotum feels itchy (small patch), on applying water it feels good. 
Sometimes fluid keeps coming out. Please advise?

Many : Possibilities. It is better to see a doctor. Doctors are used to look and treat without bias as to region. Better see one soon and avoid more serious manifestations later. ...Read more

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My scrotum is dry, itchy, and chapped. I can't get rid of it and keeps coming back and it hurts. What could this be?

My scrotum is dry, itchy, and chapped. I can't get rid of it and keeps coming back and it hurts. What could this be?

Fungal: Most likely fungal infection, you need to see PCP. Topical cream and good hygiene/ ventilation in the area are suggested. It could be venereal or related to the underwear or pantaloons you wear. use of common towels / swimming pools could also be the reason. Oral anti fungal available but probably not needed. Baking soda sit baths may help. ...Read more

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I have a small tiny bumps on my scrotum and it's itchy but not all the time .. and its over a year now. Please any help doctor?

I have a small tiny bumps on my scrotum and it's itchy but not all the time .. and its over a year now. Please any help doctor?

Scrotal lesions: The bumps you describe may be normal glands or hair follicles. The itching sensation in probably not related to the bumps you are seeing but may be related to perspiration or other factors. You should be evaluated by a doctor to conduct a proper exam and evaluation. ...Read more

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There's small red patch on my left scrotum, feels itchy and sometimes fluid comes, no other trouble. Please advise, i avoid doc visit(as its pvt area)?

There's small red patch on my left scrotum, feels itchy and sometimes fluid comes, no other trouble. Please advise, i avoid doc visit(as its pvt area)?

Could be fungal : Infection. You may try an over the counter treatment for ring worm. Please try to get over your shyness about visiting a doctor for examination of private parts. A doctor has seen so many of them that it means little to him/her. ...Read more

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