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Scrotum itching- what tests are available to diagnose cause?

Scrotum itching- what tests are available to diagnose cause?

Itch: Stress may play a strong role in the cause of itchy genitalia. Eczema, psoriasis, dry skin, etc. May all cause itch in this region. See a dermatologist for a diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

Dr. Emily Altman
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Excessive Sweating (Definition)

Can be associated with increased sweating through out the body or just limited to underarms, face, soles, palms. It occur when one sweats more than would be expected for activity level, stress level or environmental temperature. ...Read more


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My scrotum and the area around my penis is itchy and has bump like rashes on it I am a virgin, what could it be? Sometimes it itches so bad

My scrotum and the area around my penis is itchy and has bump like rashes on it I am a virgin, what could it be? Sometimes it itches so bad

Yeast infection: You could have a yeast infection. Try to keep clean and dry, ear cotton underwear. Try some over the counter anti fungal cream. If no help see a doctor. ...Read more

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I'm worried because my penis and my scrotum itches, what do you suggest?

I'm worried because my penis and my scrotum itches, what do you suggest?

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

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Married man 29yrs of age, for a long time nw I hav been experiencing serious itching arund my scrotum n d egde of my penis, please what cause n cure?

Married man 29yrs of age, for a long time nw I hav been experiencing serious itching arund my scrotum n d egde of my penis, please what cause n cure?

Itchy Scrotum: The most common reason is ill-fitting underwear or pants. Clothing that is too tight can cause the skin to chafe and itch. Moisture will build up, which can even cause infection. Bacterial infections are fairly common and are often some form of thrush or yeast. In other cases, eczema or a chronic dry skin problem can be at the root of the itchiness. ...Read more

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There's itching on on the left side near where the penis n scrotum meet. It worsens at night. Grey patch over the area. Is it jocks itch? Wat can I do

There's itching on on the left side near where the penis n scrotum meet. It worsens at night. Grey patch over the area. Is it jocks itch? Wat can I do

Evaluation: It could be a fungal infection or " jock itch" but that is usually red and inflamed. I reccomend since you describe this differently that you see a physician for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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I took Sulfameth/Trimethoprim for about 3 days. I have severe itching on my scrotum and penis. I stopped taking the medication. What about the itching?

Drug Reaction: It sounds like you may have had an allergic reaction to the medication. Is it getting any better? You should report your symptoms to the prescriber of the medication. You can take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) now to decrease the itching. ...Read more

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I have severe itching of my scrotum and base of my penis?

Any rash?: Is there redness or rash with the itching? A yeast infection could be one of the problems if there is an associated rash. Otherwise heat and friction may be the cause. Cortisone type cream may relieve some of the symptoms. Try wearing loose fitting underwear and trousers in case heat and friction are the causes. If there is a rash try an antifungal cream before consulting a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What are the causes of itching in the penis shaft especially near scrotum?

What are the causes of itching in the penis shaft especially near scrotum?

Jock itch?: One of the more common causes or pruritis (itchiness) of the penoscrotal area is a fungal rash. Have your doctor evaluate you for this possibility. ...Read more

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I am suffering from chickenpox. I have also got red spots on my scrotum sac and penis and it is itching a lot. Is it a matter of concern?? Plz help!!

I am suffering from chickenpox. I have also got red spots on my scrotum sac and penis and it is itching a lot. Is it a matter of concern?? Plz help!!

Unknown: How do you know that you have chicken pox. Even let's suppose that somehow you know, the lesions on the scrotum and penis might not be related. You need to see your doctor ...Read more

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Had staph on scrotum. Cleared up, now have itching on scrotum that spread to penis. Penis is red, swollen at the head with weeping fluid. How 2 treat?

See your doctor: Your infection may not have been completely treated. Alternatively, if you also used a topical medication while treated the scrotal infection you me be having an allergic inflammatory reaction to the cream. Either way, see your doctor asap. ...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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2weeks skin peeling and cracking on penis itches. Now the are two semi Hard nodes on scrodum under the surface of skin foreskin swollen bad?

2weeks skin peeling and cracking on penis itches. Now the are two semi Hard nodes on scrodum under the surface of skin foreskin swollen bad?

Female Penis?: Any way......if you have a reconstructed penis....see PMD.....it can be STD/just simple MRSA infection. ...Read more

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2weeks had skin peeling and cracking on penis itches. Now the are two semi Hard nodes on scrodum under the surface of skin and main vein redder?

2weeks had skin peeling and cracking on penis itches. Now the are two semi Hard nodes on scrodum under the surface of skin and main vein redder?

Infection? Eczema?: It may simply be a hygiene problem. If you are uncircumcised, washing under the foreskin is a must. Sometimes a rash appears after intercourse which may be related to your partner's yeast. She (and you) may need treatment. Skin diseases such as psoriasis or eczema could also be the problem as could sensitivity to soap. The nodules may well be related to skin issues; have your doc check. ...Read more

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My scrotum itches and my testicles tingle.?

My scrotum itches and my testicles tingle.?

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

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I have a tick bite on my scrotum. Its left a red bump and sometimes itches, is this serious?

Possibly: Ticks can carry numerous diseases, including rocky mountain spotted fever, lyme disease, borrelia infections, and others. If you develop other symptoms see a doctor asap. If this rash begins to spread outward or resembles a target, go and get treated for lyme disease. Good luck. ...Read more

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There is a red rash on my growin area that itches and yesterday there was flakey skin on my scrotum what could it be?

There is a red rash on my growin area that itches and yesterday there was flakey skin on my scrotum what could it be?

Dermatitis: It is a common area to have superficial skin yeast infection. Try over the counter fungal cream like mycostatin (nystatin) cream. If no response see your physician. ...Read more

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I have a bumped line that itches between my anus and scrotum. I've had this for a year and a half. Recently I got a rash on my thigh. What's is this?

I have a bumped line that itches between my anus and scrotum. I've had this for a year and a half. Recently I got a rash on my thigh. What's is this?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor. There may be more than one issue and it requires and in-person evaluation.
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Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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My sperm comes out when I urinate and my scrotum itches why?

How do you: Know sperm are coming out when you urinate. I don't know why your scrotum itches, you need to see your doctor who can examine you and provide a diagnosis and treatment. Ask him about the sperm as well. You may need to see a urologist if it's really occurring. ...Read more

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Hello I have dry pimples on my scrotum which itches frequently. Suggest the way to get rid of it.

Hello I have dry pimples on my scrotum which itches frequently. Suggest the way to get rid of it.

Pimples: A dry itchy rash on the scrotum may be due to tinea cruris, a fungal infection of the skin which can occur and may respond to a topical over the counter anti-fungal cream such as clotrimazole 1%. Please see a doctor ASAP to confirm your diagnosis and perhaps be tested for other causes. ...Read more

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I had sex with a girl two weeks ago (used condom). My scrotum itches. What are possible causes?

I had sex with a girl two weeks ago (used condom). My scrotum itches. What are possible causes?

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

Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Itch (Definition)

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Penile Itching (Definition)

Unpleasant sensation that creates the urge to scratch skin on ...Read more