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

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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With fluconazole 150mg tablet daily and applying miconazole, sertaconazole gels for red itchy scrotum, how soon will I know if they are effective?

With fluconazole 150mg tablet daily and applying miconazole, sertaconazole gels for red itchy scrotum, how soon will I know if they are effective?

Red Scrotum: Those agents are used for fungus in the groin area. If your doctor has diagnosed fungus using a special microscopic preparation, then you could expect clearing or improvement in a few days. Lacking improvement it would be wise to seek the care and opinion of the dermatologist. Never use cortisones on the scrotum if you can avoid it. ...Read more

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I have had a red itchy scrotum for about 6 months. Doctor said it was a yeast infection. But it wasn't. Derm doesn't know what it is. Tried steroid cream but that made it worse. Still unsure.

I have had a red itchy scrotum for about 6 months. Doctor said it was a yeast infection. But it wasn't. Derm doesn't know what it is. Tried steroid cream but that made it worse. Still unsure.

Culture: Ask for a culture to rule out a bacterial intertrigo secondary to strep or another bacteria. See dermatologist or urologist. If indicated, they can try treating with ciclopirox 0.77% cream and a low potency topical steroid cream for now. Can start an oral antibiotic if culture is positive. Consider a skin biopsy to rule out paget's disease, bowen's disease or another condition if not improving. ...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?

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 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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What are the chances that a red, itchy, burning scrotum skin is caused by roundworm? I was given ivermectin+albendazole tablets by doctor but no help.

What are the chances that a red, itchy, burning scrotum skin is caused by roundworm? I was given ivermectin+albendazole tablets by doctor but no help.

Not worms: I was not present for the office visit but I agree with my colleague that this sounds totally inappropriate. Most often this is tinea cruris, best managed by a combination of topical over-the-counter antifungals, washing several times a day with a clean towel each time, and keeping things cool down their day and night. Best wishes. ...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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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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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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Little red dots a side of scrotum, red scrotum, itchy, and itchy anus... What is this all about?

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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Smelly, red, itchy, wet (discharge) scrotum. No other area is affected. Clotrimazole 1% q12h for 1.5 weeks hasn't helped. What is this and how to treat?

See remark: You are describing signs/symptoms of fungal infection
of scrotum.
If one anti-fungal medication doesn't work another may.
Dip the scrotum in a basin of warm water for 5 minutes twice a day. In the water add 2 teaspoons of baking powder.
Fungus thrives in acid media, baking powder provides an
alkaline medium. It helps, soothes and promote healing.
You may need to see a skin doctor/urologist if you ge ...Read more

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I have a itchy/red scrotum for along time, I don't scratch, I've tried-no soap, cerave soap, shampoo doesn't get on it, baby rash cream, anti fungal creams?

I have a itchy/red scrotum for along time, I don't scratch, I've tried-no soap, cerave soap, shampoo doesn't get on it, baby rash cream, anti fungal creams?

One more try: You may have seborrheic dermatitis, a diagnosis that is as tough to say as it is to write! Fortunately, it is usually easy to treat. Try some triamcinalone 0.1% ointment twice daily. It is a chronic condition and will return so only treat it when it bothers you. ...Read more

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I walk to much and became a red skin itchy beside the scrotum, skin open by nails, is that normal? No blister

I walk to much and became a red skin itchy beside the scrotum, skin open by nails, is that normal? No blister

Intertrigo: Intertrigo is a very common inflammatory condition affecting areas of skin that are characteristically in contact with each other, such as the groin, armpits, under the breasts, and skin folds. These areas of skin that are in contact with each other are referred to as the intertriginous zones. Try prescription zvytone Cream or Dermazene. Nails are another condition. ...Read more

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Hello doc. I have develop few purplish to dark red itchy rashes on my scrotum. These becomes severe itchy when I work out or on sweating. I get good results on washing with Hydrogen Peroxide. But they donot go away completely. I am 32.

Hello doc. I have develop few purplish to dark red itchy rashes on my scrotum. These becomes severe itchy when I work out or on sweating. I get good results on washing with Hydrogen Peroxide. But they donot go away completely. I am 32.

May be fungal/yeast: Infection on the skin of the scrotum. The groin area is a common place that fungal infections occur. The fungus tends to grow well on areas that are warm and moist, and often itch worse when the area become more warm and moist (eg. When working out and/or sweating). Try using an OTC treatment for jock itch, if not helpful, may need prescription. Consider in-box consult on HealthTap for Rx. ...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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I am having dry skin problems and an itchy scrotum, small white bumps too, but I'm still developing. Scrotum frequently red.

I am having dry skin problems and an itchy scrotum, small white bumps too, but I'm still developing. Scrotum frequently red.

Marine Fish Oil: Check w/your doc to make sure you don't have a fungus, which he/she can easily treat. If you have dry skin there you may have it on hand, feet, face, or other parts, especially in winter. 3 tblsp. Of olive oil daily can lubricate from the inside. You can also use 3 tblsp. Coconut oil. If you use any kind of lotion, be sure it is free of alcohol. Also, see if your soap is the source. ...Read more

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I have a itchy scrotum, and it is red, oozing, and hurts when I walk, what can I do to stop the pain? I think it's from warm weather, andsweating. G

I have a itchy scrotum, and it is red, oozing, and hurts when I walk, what can I do to stop the pain? I think it's from warm weather, andsweating. G

Here are some...: Without a direct look & more inquiry, it is hard to give right diagnosis & care, although clinically you may try: keep the area as clean, dry, ventilated as possible; avoid overusing soap; try gingerly applying antifungal cream with steroid like 0.5-1% hydrocortisone 1-2 times daily after the step 1; seek evaluation if not improving in 3-5 days or worsening despite the above. Best luck... ...Read more

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Note, the rash is red flat dots, and some are dry white patches, itchy, around groin, itchy anus and itchy scrotum, doct says it was fungi, is true?

Note, the rash is red flat dots, and some are dry white patches, itchy, around groin, itchy anus and itchy scrotum, doct says it was fungi, is true?

We can't diagnose: This with the available info. This rash needs to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. Sometimes lab testing or biopsy is necessary. ...Read more

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How to stop itchy scrotum?

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

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What could lead to my itchy scrotum?

I don't know: It would be better if you had your physician take a look at your next visit. ...Read more

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What does itchy scrotum with small bums mean?

What does itchy scrotum with small bums mean?

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

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What causes a dry, chapped, itchy scrotum? What can I do to stop the itching and burning as well?

What causes a dry, chapped, itchy scrotum? What can I do to stop the itching and burning as well?

Jock itch: Sounds like you need an over the counter med for jock itch. I find the sprays work best. This is caused by a fungal infection of the skin. If this doesn't work, see your doc. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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Do you think I should see a doctor about an itchy scrotum?

If it: Bothers you enough to ask for information on the internet, by all means check it out with your doctor. ...Read more