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Ive had some bumps on my scrotum for over 15 years.

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Hi doctor ive had some bumps on my scrotum for over 15 years. Sometimes with intense itching throughout the day. Can u help me?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
I will upload u guys a pic. One bump has been removed a week ago for biopsy
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Are u guys there?
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
do you have any more pics?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Sure
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.

are those stitches?

Customer: replied 2 years ago.
One bump yes is a stitch
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.

why?

Customer: replied 2 years ago.
went to dr n they took a piece out for a biopsy to figure out what it is
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.

okay. have they tried any creams for the itching?

Customer: replied 2 years ago.
I was given aldara imiqumod mentax and cortizone
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Cyrotherapy on a couple of the bigger bumps but still there
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.

what about anti fungal?

Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Believe the mentax was an anti fungal
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.

might not be the right one though.

clotrimazole works better

Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Started using mario badecu drying lotion burns like helll but seems to be ok after. Contains isopropyl alcohol. But not helping with the bumps
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.

yeah that won't help

ask your doctors about clotrimzole

Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Thats like gold bond?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Ive went to 3 doctors and pph none gave me clear answer.
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.

no clotrimazole. I think it is fungal

you can get clotrimazole over the counter

Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Im trying to upload another pic not sure if its going through
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.

I see. Yes, I think it is fungal

Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Years and years of itching
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.

I know. I'm sorry you are suffering. :(

Customer: replied 2 years ago.
what u think it is doc?
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.

I think it is fungal

Customer: replied 2 years ago.
otc cream will help with the bumps?? I think its permanent
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.

it is worth a shot don't you think?

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.

please don't forget a positive rating. I appreciate it

If you have more questions, just reply. :)

Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Hello doc ive been using the cream now since the last time ive spoken with you. I want to send you another pic for some more insight. Bumps are still there itchyness has been constant still.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
I cant upload a pic for you.. But its pretty much exactly the same. Itches skin dries then skin just starts falling off.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Is this session still valid?
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.

Yes it is. Please send

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.

Please don't forget a positive rating.

If you have more questions, just reply

Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Heres the most recent pic
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Is there a second opinion?
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.

Would you mind a positive rating for me?

Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Np if u can tell wats going on with me
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.

Looking again it looks like Fordyce spots

These are benign enlargement of oil glands

Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Ok whats the best way to get rid of it
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Im already thinking of laser
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Can it be warts?
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.

No not warts

Laser is the best

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.

No not warts

Laser is the best

Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Is there any other topical treatment for fp
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Fs
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.

Retin A can help

Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Is that otc?
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.

No

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.

Please don't forget a positive rating. If you have more questions just reply