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Red Itchy Scrotum
Hi - I have a red - itchy scrotum. Been using anti-fungal creams for 3 months... no results. What can I do please?
My girlfriend was diagnosed with BV after having an irritated vagina, I've had a red itchy scrotum for 3 weeks and a cut on my shaft, what is this?
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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.
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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