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What could be the cause of redness between my scrotum and anus?

What could be the cause of redness between my scrotum and anus?

Fungus: 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.
Patricio c. Gargollo
assistant professor, pediatric urology
director, pediatric urology robotic and minimally invasive surgery
childrens medical center dallas
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Anus (Definition)

The anus is the opening of the rectum, through which stool and flatus are passed. The anal canal is about an inch in length, and is ...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 had a red scrotum for 7 months, it has spread up my penis and my anus has a bad itch as well. Penis is only red on the bottom and around tip?

I have had a red scrotum for 7 months, it has spread up my penis and my anus has a bad itch as well. Penis is only red on the bottom and around tip?

Yeast infection: Likely fungal / yeast infection, try over the counter anti fungal powder, if persist see a dermatologist. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Annoying itch and rash between anus and itch spreads to scrotum. No bumps just couple very small red dots/ circles visible. Itch can be pretty intense?

Annoying itch and rash between anus and itch spreads to scrotum. No bumps just couple very small red dots/ circles visible. Itch can be pretty intense?

Need more info...: You may try applying topical antifungal cream with 1% hydrocortisone 1-2 times daily lightly after gentle cleansing without harsh soap for 5 days and see if improving, resolving... If not, seek evaluation. Clinically, fungal skin infection, atopic or contact dermatitis, or psoriasis may cause severe itch. Best... ...Read more

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Itch in the scrotum area and around anus, from time to time there apears red plate like rash around anus. What could this be?

Candida: A yeast infection is one possibility. Another is inflammation from hemorrhoids, anal fissure or proctitis. A trial of micatin (miconazole) may help. If symptoms are persistent sigmoidoscopy to check for anal problems is advised. ...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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What kind of fungal infection or STD cause internal pain in the anus penis and scrotum. I also have a rash in and around anus.?

What kind of fungal infection or STD cause internal pain in the anus penis and scrotum. I also have a rash in and around anus.?

Fungal infection?: What makes you think that it's a fungal infection and not std? You need to see a md to run proper tests on you to make right diagnosis and then give you right treatment. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of the scrotal pain / red rash?

What could be the cause of the scrotal pain / red rash?

Scrotal rash: Aside from a sexually transmitted process dry scrotal skin can be associated with the "jock itch" syndrome and requires appropriate therapy. The latter can be an on going chronic process and requires specific therapy. ...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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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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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

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

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What could cause a toddlers scrotum and back side of penis to be bright red?  and sensitive to the touch?  could it be serious? Pediatrics

What could cause a toddlers scrotum and back side of penis to be bright red?  and sensitive to the touch?  could it be serious? Pediatrics

Could be serious: Sounds like you need to have things checked out. Testicular torsion (a serious problem affecting a testicle that causes blockage in blood flow) can cause severe pain and would need to be evaluated right away. An infection can also cause redness and pain. Some infections (such as yeast in the groin) are less serious and treated with creams; others (such as bacterial) would need oral antibiotics. ...Read more

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Two year old sons scrotum red with rash around his anal area and says it hurts. There is also what looks to be a red line from but to balls help.?

Two year old sons scrotum red with rash around his anal area and says it hurts. There is also what looks to be a red line from but to balls help.?

See his doctor: Painful red rash around the anus can be as simple as yeast...Which usually does not hurt. It can also be strep and that is my concern since it hurts. It is easily treated with antibiotics. ...Read more

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What could cause a red rash in the perianal area under the scrotum that stings and chafes and flares on contact with water, bowel movement or touch?

What could cause a red rash in the perianal area under the scrotum that stings and chafes and flares on contact with water, bowel movement or touch?

Several causes!: If you are using a new soap, scents, cream, detergent, toilet paper, fabric softener, stop them. These can cause contact dermatitis which affects delicate skin quicker (also underwear ensures close contact). Or could be a fungus (yeast, jock itch). If no new skin/clothes products, try over the counter meds for jock itch. Also don't overscrub or use hot water (makes skin problems worse. See MD. ...Read more

Scrotum (Definition)

Sac below penis that holds testicles ...Read more