Scrotal Dermatitis

About "Scrotal Dermatitis"

Scrotal dermatitis is a condition accompanied by severe itching. It develops due to a combination of factors such as environmental, external and anatomical reasons. It is often confused with fungal infections as they are common in this area of the body.

Related Terms: Itching Near Scrotum, Fungal Infection, Aloe Vera Gel, Itching, Levocetirizine, Mometasone, Sertaconazole

Recently Answered Questions


I have scrotal dermatitis.Is it a relapsing disorder?
Query: Hello doctor, I have scrotal dermatitis. My dermatologist gave me some steroid creams, riboflavin tablets, multivitamin and mineral tablets. It subsided and I was normal in ten days. But again it came back in another 2 or 3 months. When I consulted the doctor again, he said it is relapsing due to ...  Read Full »
Dr. Atishay Bukharia
Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Family Physician, General Practitioner, HIV AIDS Specialist, Plastic Surgeon, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. What you have mentioned as scrotal dermatitis can be lichen simplex chronicus (causing chronic itching and scratching). Since it is a relapsing disorder, it is very difficult to get control over the disease. It's etiology is not clear. Nutritional factors, stress and envi...  Read Full »
 
How to treat a red dry skin on the scrotum?
Query: Hi doctor, I found a red dry skin on my scrotum today. What is is? Is it dangerous? How can I treat it? I am still a virgin. I have attached the pictures of the dry skin.  Read Full »
Dr. Gaurang Gupta
Dermatologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the pictures (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It looks like scrotal dermatitis. Try doing the following. If it is itching, I suggest you take tablet Teczine (Levocetirizine hydrochloride) 10 mg, once in the night for a month. Also, mix equa...  Read Full »
 
Can I have some idea about the rash present in my scrotum?
Query: Hi doctor, I have a red itchy skin in my scrotum. It is dry, and the skin is peeling off. The rashes exist only in my scrotum. It also burns. I am taking Doxycycline for the past one month. Please help.  Read Full »
Dr. Mahmoud Ahmed Abelrahman Abouibrahim
Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the attachment (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It looks like scrotal dermatitis (eczema). Take one tablet Zyrtec (Cetirizine) daily for a month. Use a local antihistamine cream like Chlorphenoxamine twice daily. Use a soothing cream...  Read Full »
 
I am having scrotum itching. Kindly advise what has to be done.
Query: Hello doctor,I have been suffering from groin fungal infection for a long time. It had healed six months ago by Onabet and some anti-fungal pills, but now it is back. This time it is scrotum itching. Also, on the penis. There are small dots on the penis and the top is red and a bit swelled up, maybe...  Read Full »
Dr. Sreelakshmi S
Dermatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. From your description and clinical pictures (attachment removed to protect patient identity), it seems that your symptoms are due to a condition called the scrotal dermatitis. The cause is multifactorial. It may be due to irritation from c...  Read Full »
 
I have itching on the testicles and white rashes on the top end of my penis. What it could be?
Query: Hello doctor, I have itching on the left side of my testicle and also two white rashes on the top end of my penis. What are they?  Read Full »
Dr. Gaurang Gupta
Dermatologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Well, attach some photo of the area where you are having itching so that it is easy to diagnose the condition and provide an effective treatment. From your description, it could be either scrotal dermatitis or a fungal infection. For more information consult a derm...  Read Full »
 
What medicine should i take to get relief from itchy scrotum?
Query: Hi doctor, I am a 36 year old male. I had severe itching on my scrotum for the last one month or so. This issue first began before three years and has been on and off since then. I have tried several combinations of medicines, including Itraconazole, Terbinafine, Levocetirizine, etc., but only wit...  Read Full »
Dr. Gaurang Gupta
Dermatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have just explained about your problem of severe itching in the scrotum. Do you have lesion or rashes or swelling of the skin or just itching? The treatment you are taking is for fungal. As you said you have itching on scrotum, fungal mainly involves groin area and...  Read Full »
 
I have burning sensation and redness in scrotum. Kindly help me.
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 21-year-old male. I am having a burning sensation and redness in my scrotum. I consulted two doctors from the same hospital. The doctor diagnosed it as scrotal dermatitis. The first doctor prescribed the following: Motimesh cream (to be applied at night) for 10 days, Abzorb Dus...  Read Full »
Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney
Dermatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your complaints and reviewed the attached photograph (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It seems to be red scrotum syndrome. It is a chronic disease characterized by redness and burning on the scrotum. If I was your treating doctor, I...  Read Full »
 
There are itchy cracks on my scrotum. What is it?
Query: Hello doctor, I have a skin problem on my scrotum. I am having this issue since six months. It itches every time and there are cracks on my scrotum. I am using Betnovate. When I use the ointment, it goes away and when I stop it, it recurs. Previously, I had a skin disease, which I think as keratos...  Read Full »
Dr. Jyotisterna Mittal
Dermatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query in detail and do understand your concern.  Read Full »
 
What is the small red spot I am having?
Query: Hello doctor, I have a small red spot since last two days, and I am very worried. Kindly tell me what it is.  Read Full »
Dr. Atishay Bukharia
Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Family Physician, General Practitioner, HIV AIDS Specialist, Plastic Surgeon, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. What is the complaint in it? Is the size increasing? For more information consult a dermatologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/dermatologist  Read Full »
 
What can be done about itchy cracks on scrotum that are spreading?
Query: Hello doctor, I have read your previous enquiry on a patient that had itchy-cracks on his scrotum and I am experiencing the same. I also have some white spots on my penis, also in the head. I did some tests before to see if it was a fungus, but the results were negative. I have been having this iss...  Read Full »
Dr. Jyotisterna Mittal
Dermatologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please answer the following: Is the scrotal skin dry and itchy? Any other symptoms like burning sensation? Does it involve only scrotum or other areas too? Any history of local ointments application over this area? What treatment have you previously taken for ...  Read Full »
 
 
 

 

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