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Red And Scaly Scrotum
Redness and scaly skin on scrotum led to skin flaking off like large dandruff. Scrotum now raw and red but not itchy. Concerned!
I have a circular inflamed spot that is red and scaly on my scrotum. I've tried using antifungal cream made for athletes foot on it. Not working?
Here are some. ..: Have you used any new agents or have you exposed to any new environment right before such occurrence? Is this new or recurrent? How severe is it now? If new and sudden, consider allergy-based skin disorders; if not fast promulgating & no fever, you may try topical steroid cream 1-2 x daily and lightly for 5-6 days & see. If not the above, see Doc right now? Let me know how you may feel in 2 days. ...Read more
I have what seems to be a red semi scaly itchy rash on my scrotum and im looking for a way to treat it fast before it gets worse some skin is cracked?
Here are some. ..: Besides further detailed Hx, a direct look at the concerned area on the scrotum is essential to deduce possible Dx. But gently cleaning and drying the area and lightly applying antifungal with steroid cream 1-2 times daily would be the reasonable temporary measure before gaining pro-evaluation and counseling within 3-5 days. Best wish. .. ...Read more
This is almost always a fungal infection. Try an over the counter anti-fungal cream. If that does not work go see a doctor so you can be examined.
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3 days ago I get pain with touch on the skin of my left scrotum with redness and the felling of the skin change I'm concern is it because friction or
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
I have redness around my anus and on the skin between my anus and scrotum, making it painful at times to walk normally. There is no itch.
Hello. Dactarin and daktakort cream hasn't removed redness of my scrotum. What should be the next course of treatment?
Here are some...: The combined use of micoconazole and hydrocortisone is for skin fungal infection with itchy irritation. If not working, consider other diagnosis or if scrotal redness warrants the need for treatment. Hence, seek evaluation to confirm what may cause scrotal redness before blindly trying topical agent. To help how to deal with such, go to http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html and others in Site. ...Read more
I have what seems to be dry skin on my scrotum that apears to be scaly and is slightly flaking off but with no itch any ideas? I'm thinking dermatitis
Always concerned: About some candidal infection, so if OTC topicals don't clear it, see your doctor for culture. ...Read more
Cure for scrotum redness. I am using cream for jock itch. Does not seem to be working have been using 3-4 days with no relief. Also itching. Nothing?
Here are some. ..: Intractable itch on the sac may result from allergy, inflammation, yeast infection or autoimmune disorders; examples are tinea (yeast skin infection), atopic dematitis, psoriasis, lichen sclerosus, contact dermatitis, etc. How to manage it for short and long-term benefits? See dermatologist for detail. Note: Cure is impossible but it can be modified and contained. ...Read more
I have swelling from my scrotum all the way up my right thigh. My scrotum is also swollen. No discoloration or redness in scrotum or inner thigh. It h?
Time to see doctor: You need to give a good history. For example did you have any trauma to the area. Now for this swelling and discomfort you need to see a doctor for exam ...Read more
I have an embarrasing issue- sometimes in the shower I noticed severe burning pain if I accidently scratch the scrotal skin. Thepain lasts for a couple of minutes and then dissipates. There is no swelling or redness. What can it be?
Scratch: Description consistent with scratch. Scrotum may become soft and easily scratched if wear very tight underwear for prolonged periods. ...Read more
The skin by scrotum and legs is making a lot of foul clear slime. Start last night with redness and burning. What is it and what do I do?
Can a male yeast infection present very small white pustules accompanied by pain, itching, and redness? This is only on the scrotum.
Folliculitis: Various treatments used. Some of these can be used for more than 1 thing. Castellani solution will help folliculitis, yeast, or intertrigo. Azole creams such as miconazole, ketoconazole, and clotrimazole are useful for yeast and seborrheic dermatitis. A visit to a dermatologist will be a good idea. ...Read more
No sex for 2 yrs, only masturbation. Recently redness/irritation+itchy on underside of penis shaft (between penis & scrotum).Worse after shower/masturb.
Dry skin or tinea.: We cannot make a specific diagnosis without an exam, however, what you describe can be caused by dry skin, allergic dermatitis, or tinea cruris. Start by using a hypoallergenic moisturizer and keeping the area dry between showers. If itchiness persists, try using antifungal cream for jock itch. If this fails, make an appointment for evaluation with a HealthTap doctor. ...Read more
I've been treating jock itch for a while now using anti fungals and gone apart from my scrotum. Could this be bacterial? Oily sheen, no redness, itch.
Jock itch. Itching/burning & redness on scrotum. Also flaking skin, after rubbing flaking area it left shiny areas on that skin. Fungal or bacterial?
Here are some...: Do you have similar lesions on other parts of body especially over elbows or knees? Clinically, it may be skin fungal infection or psoriasis. For the time being, you may try topical hydrocortisone 1 % with antifungal drug like clotrimazole 1-2 times daily and see. Besides, have a doctor to take a look for confirmation. How to get these done correctly? To http://formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html. ...Read more
What is this problem im having when having sexual foreplay with painful redness on penis? I keep having this painful redness after sexual foreplay on the underside of my penis and onto the top of my scrotum. It will be red the rest of the night and sore
This: This is a rough problem for you that hopefully we can easily solve. First I need to know what you mean by foreplay? How much friction and for how long is this area involved? When you do other activities does this painful redness occur. Does the pain occur immediately or after you have stopped? It may be something as simple as a skin sensitivity or a mild fungal irritation. ...Read more
No swelling, but redness, pain from chronic epididymitis, some tenderness, are present in scrotum for more than a week. Is this cellulitis?
I have an itchy/redness scrotum for awhile now, it hasn't gone away with trying anti fungal creams, sprays, baby rash cream has not worked either.?
Leave it alone: Scrotal itching and rash isn't usually due to fungal infection, which is more likely to affect the the groin (e.g. Inner thighs) than the scrotum itself. Scrotal rashes are more often due to dry skin or excessive scratching. The best thing to do is to avoid over-washing, especially with soap and hot water, and avoid scratching. In other words: leave your balls alone, and they'll get better. ...Read more
My 4 yr old complains of his genital area more around his scrotum being painful. There's no redness or swelling and he has no fever.
Get it checked out: That is not normal. You should take him to his doctor for an examination. Be well. ...Read more
Itchy scrotum for three months, no redness or rash. Unprotected oral sex around that time, but was recently tested for STDs and tested negative?
Penis scrotum inner thigh red uncomfortable. Derm gave me vytone. Redness was back when vytone ran out. I have eczema. I'm scared please help?!?!?!
Return to your: Dermatologist or urologist. He/she can refill or change medication. No need to be frightened. It's not fun but there's lots of reason to hope for the very best. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Skin itch (no redness) started 2 yrs ago, feet & hands, then scrotum. It comes & goes. Now it itches more, puffy eyes and redness on neck. What is it?
I am experiencing genital lump (penis or scrotum). The following also describe me: Skin redness or irritation, Scrotal mass, and Skin trauma. What...
Lump & Irritation: Your symptoms indicate the need for you to see your doctor ASAP. This could be minor or something more serious but you need to find out. Please don't let shyness keep you from seeing your doc. Peace and good health. ...Read more
See a doctor: You may have an infection of the scrotum or its contents. Swelling of the scrotum can occur with twisting of a testicle (cutting off the blood flow to the testicle) called torsion. Torsion must be assessed quickly to prevent loss of the testicle. Please see a physician as soon as possible. ...Read more
Seek pro-evaluation!: A 37-yr man with red scrotum with weird sticky "oozing" liquid should seek pro-evaluation with reviewing Hx + physicals with inspection & palpation on scrotum, its contents, perineum, and rectum + tests as needed such as US or CT as needed. Without such as described, it's hard to offer an accurate Dx and suggestion. Online inquiry will not suffice to address your concern. ...Read more
See physician er: Painful scrotal swelling can start suddenly or gradually. Painful swelling is usually serious. When testicle twists on its cord it can cut off blood supply and may require emergency surgery, ideally within six hours of onset to prevent death of testicle, most common in infants and boys ages12 and 18.Epididymitis and orchitis are infections, bacterial or viral, causing pain swelling. Usually antibiotics. ...Read more
I am having a red thick bump in my scrotum.? It is not painful but I need to know what it is and is that will cause any problem to me
Hard to know: Hard to know without seeing it. If you are worried, then you could see a general practitioner first, and they could refer to a specialist if there is any concern. ...Read more
ProbableEpididymitis: Scrotum overlying the testis and epididymis can be very tender, red and hot with epididymitis. Testis torsion must be ruled out if the pain had sudden onset. Go and see your dr> asap, go to the er if pain was of sudden onset. This is not something to wait and see if it will go away on its own. ...Read more
See answer: Redness and itching of the scrotum usually related either to a fungal/yeast infection (jock itch) or to some type of irritant that has come into contact with the skin: perfumed soaps, scented detergents, fabric softener, spermicidal products, or some other chemical. If fungal, keep area clean and dry and apply antifungal cream/powder. If irritant, avoid irritant and apply steroid cream to area. ...Read more