Chronic Hyperkeratotic Scrotal Eczema

Chronic hyperkeratotic scrotal eczema is a form of eczema affecting the scrotum. The symptoms are itching, redness, burning, and dry, leathery skin in the scrotal area. It is often caused due to genetics, anxiety, stress, scabies, and skin infections. Taking corticosteroid creams, corticosteroid injections, steroid-free anti-inflammatory medications, and antihistamines help to provide some relief.

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What Is The Reason For Severe Itch In Genitals And The Surrounding Area?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 29 years old. I am suffering from itching genitalia for over 5-6 years and the severity would range from low to medium. It is mostly due to sweating in that area. I used to apply itch guard for a few days and it used to get fine. Now, over four to five months I have severe itching o...  Read Full »


Dr. Sidharth Sonthalia

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your problem seems to have lingered on to become a chronic hyperkeratotic scrotal eczema. This is a result of your hyperallergic tendency, constant scratching, sweat induced maceration and intermittent but incomplete treatments with suboptimal medicines. As of now a...  Read Full »

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