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I have had for years an itchy scrotum and ;t know why. For…

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I have had for years an itchy scrotum and don;t know why.

Doctor's Assistant: How long have you been dealing with this? Does anything in particular seem to make the itch better or worse?

For many years, very hot water stops it for a time no special reason I see for the problem.

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

I have perferal neropathy, high blood pressure, I'm 75 years old.

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Dermatology
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Dermatologist: Dr Stan, Doctor replied 7 months ago
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Hello, this is Dr. Stan, thank you for your question. I am U.S. trained,

Board Certified and I have 30 years of patient experience and I am here to help you today.

I'm sorry you have testicular itching. The most common cause is a mild chronic fungal infection. May I suggest you purchase over the counter Tinactin and 1% Hydrocortisone Cream. Apply both twice daily gently rubbing into your skin. You will need to do this for 7-10 days. Also, wear 100% cotton underwear. Any synthetic fiber such as polyester or nylon will increase perspiration and help a fungus to grow. Your neuropathy and high blood pressure do not cause the itch.

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Dermatologist: Dr Stan, Doctor replied 7 months ago

Additional thought. If this were due to your peripheral neuropathy, it would be continuous, not intermittent.

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