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Yesterday I noticed a slight itch/irritation at and around

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Yesterday I noticed a slight itch/irritation at and around some hair follicles on my scrotum. They are slightly red and look like they might be a little infected. There aren't any sores or anything. It doesn't really cause me too many problems, its just slightly irritated. I just want some peace of mind. I've attached a couple pictures. Does there look like there's any serious problem? Can hair follicles get infected on the scrotum? http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/832/img20120901145019.jpg/ http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/31/img20120901145109.jpg/

mysticdoc :

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mysticdoc :

Hello,


Thanks for your question.

mysticdoc :

This is common and not a serious condition.

mysticdoc :

Slight itch and irritation is likely from the clogged hair follicle.

mysticdoc :

Does not look like infection.

Customer:

okay


 

Customer:

thank you

mysticdoc :

You can try hydrocortisone cream 1% over the irritated area.

mysticdoc :

But do not worry

mysticdoc :

This is a common finding

Customer:

okay. Thank you so much :)

mysticdoc :

very welcome

mysticdoc :

Best wishes

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