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Perineum (Definition)

Ther perineum is the area between the anus and the scrotum in men and the vulva in women. It generally refers to the surface anatomy, from the pubic symphysis to the coccyx. Perineal tears and episiotomy can occur in this region during childbirth. The anogenital distance is a measure of the distance between the anus and the base of the penis or vagina & used in the ...Read more


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No sex for 2 yrs, only masturbation. Recently redness/irritation+itchy on underside of penis shaft (between penis & scrotum).Worse after shower/masturb.

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

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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.?

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

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Itchy scrotum for three months, no redness or rash. Unprotected oral sex around that time, but was recently tested for STDs and tested negative?

Itchy scrotum for three months, no redness or rash. Unprotected oral sex around that time, but was recently tested for STDs and tested negative?

Jock itch?: An itchy scrotum is not a symptom of STD. It's most likely jock itch, which is a fungal skin condition. You can get an antifungal cream or spray without a prescription. If symptoms persist after using that for a week, then see a doctor. And please stop having risky sex. ...Read more

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How can I treat red / itchy scrotum?

How can I treat red / itchy scrotum?

Here are some...: Without a direct look, it is hard to tell what may cause redness and itch, but clinically a topical cream containing antifungal and steroid is worthwhile to try and use. To help figure out what it may be and how to treat it, follow instructions in articles listed in http://www. Formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html. Best wish... ...Read more

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How can you treat red / itchy scrotum?

How can you treat red / itchy scrotum?

Since we can't see: It or diagnose it over the internet, I suggest you see your doctor who can examine you and give you the proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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How can I treat my red and itchy scrotum?

How can I treat my red and itchy scrotum?

Here are some...: Without a direct look, it is hard to tell what may cause redness and itch, but clinically a topical cream containing antifungal and steroid is worthwhile to try and use. To help figure out what it may be and how to treat it, follow instructions in articles listed in http://www. Formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html. Best wish... ...Read more

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How can you treat my red and itchy scrotum?

How can you treat my red and itchy scrotum?

Gently: And since we can't see it over the internet, have your doctor take a look to get the proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I have itchy red scrotum, how do I make it stop, remedy?

I have itchy red scrotum, how do I make it stop, remedy?

Jock itch: Sounds like tinea cruris. Have you primary Doctor evaluate it. If it is tinea cruris, then a several week course of an antifungal cream applied twice daily, after the affected area is cleaned and dried, should do the trick. ...Read more

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My scrotum has been very red for the past 48 hours. Sometimes it's itchy or I feel a warm/hot sensation on them. What could cause this?

My scrotum has been very red for the past 48 hours. Sometimes it's itchy or I feel a warm/hot sensation on them. What could cause this?

Jock itch: Jock itch is a yeast or fungal infection. Yeast or fungal infections can develop iand cause very itchy rashes on the skin. Usually improve with antifungal cream (over the counter) or powders. But needs to be continued for 6-8 weeks. Wash frequently. Loose weight. Wear loose fitting clothing. If not, see an MD ...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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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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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

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My scrotum is red, dry and itchy. What are my treatment options?

My scrotum is red, dry and itchy. What are my treatment options?

Sx's: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more

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I have a red, dry, itchy scrotum, and cortisone 10 seems to help. What could this be?

I have a red, dry, itchy scrotum, and cortisone 10 seems to help. What could this be?

May be either: A fungal infection or skin irritiation: cortisone cream alone, without antifungal, may cause a plain fungal rash to worsen. ...Read more

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I have a red, dry, itchy, scrotum and this problem seems to keep coming back. What could it be, and how can I treat the issue?

I have a red, dry, itchy, scrotum and this problem seems to keep coming back. What could it be, and how can I treat the issue?

Scrotal irritation: This may simply be from friction or can be due to a yeast infection of the scrotal skin. Keep the area clean and dry, and apply a cream like lotrisone (clotrimazole and betamethasone) which has antiyeast action as well as corticosteroid to relieve itching and inflammation. Avoid tight jeans and wear white underwear. If no improvement, see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have red swollen and itchy scrotum, what is this and treatment?

See professionals...: How long has it been? The described pictures suspect the occurrence of acute epididymitis if deep inside the sac or scrotal abscess from infected sebaceous cyst if on the scrotal skin, and either requires urgent attention. So, collect the onset, duration, and progress of the symptoms with their detailed sequence of event, and bring those to doc for review, analysis, more hx, physicals, tests... ...Read more

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Little red dots a side of scrotum, red scrotum, itchy, and itchy anus... What is this all about?

Rash: Sounds like you have a rash in your groin and anus. Get eval. Could be something like a simple fungal infection. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have been on cipro (ciprofloxacin) for 3 weeks. My scrotum turned red and itchy. What could be the cause?

Fungal infection: Sounds like tinea cruris / "jock itch." likely not related to the Cipro (ciprofloxacin) at all. Consider using a topical antifungal (spray / cream). ...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)?

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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Hi - I have a red - itchy scrotum. Been using anti-fungal creams for 3 months... no results. What can I do please?

Dermatologist: Without being able to see and to do appropriate assessment of this lesion you must see an expert in the area of skin diseases. Hope this helps. ...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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What to do if I have red itchy skin on bottom of penis and scrotum?

What to do if I have red itchy skin on bottom of penis and scrotum?

R/O T. CRURIS: Tinea Cruris is a fungal rash that presents in this fashion. You need an exam and discussion of treatment options. Topical vs oral antifungals ...Read more

Scrotum (Definition)

Sac below penis that holds testicles ...Read more