Q. How to treat a red dry skin on the scrotum?

Answered by
Dr. Gaurang Gupta
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
Published on Jan 10, 2018 and last reviewed on: Jun 11, 2019

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.

Dr. Gaurang Gupta

Cosmetology Dermatology Hair Transplant Surgeon Venereology
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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.

  1. If it is itching, I suggest you take tablet Teczine (Levocetirizine hydrochloride) 10 mg, once in the night for a month.
  2. Also, mix equal amounts of HH Sone (Mometasone) cream and Dermadew aloe lotion, and apply it on the dry skin.
  3. Do not use soap or shampoo over this area, as chemicals may further worsen it.
  4. Keep the area dry.
  5. Take multivitamin A to Z daily, once daily for a month.

Consult your specialist doctor, discuss with him or her and start taking medicines after their consent.

For more information consult a dermatologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/dermatologist

Hello doctor,

Thanks for your reply. Can you tell me if it is dangerous? And what are the causes for scrotal dermatitis? I have added new pictures, please take a look.

Dr. Gaurang Gupta

Cosmetology Dermatology Hair Transplant Surgeon Venereology
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Hello,

Welcome back to icliniq.com.

I have seen the new pictures (attachment removed to protect patient identity) also.

  • No, it is not dangerous. But, sometimes it becomes chronic.
  • So, keep it moisturized by applying cream, and avoid soap.
  • It happens due to dryness and chemical exposure. Do not worry, follow the treatment for 2 to 3 weeks, and you will see a difference.

For more information consult a dermatologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/dermatologist

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