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My scrotum has turned bright red. This has occurred over

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My scrotum has turned bright red. This has occurred over a period of 6 days or so. I started applying aquaphor last night (3 times - each time I awakened during the night) and the discoloration appears somewhat better.
Mon, 5 Feb 2018 in Skin Hair and Nails
 
 
Answered by Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney 58 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Could be dermatitis, please answer few questions

Detailed Answer:
Hi,
Thanks for being at HealthcareMagic,

According to your complaints, it could be dermatitis.

I need to ask you a few questions:
What is the duration of the redness particularly?
Do you have any itching, burning or any other complaints on the affected areas?
Do you have diabetes or any other ailments?

Kindly revert with the answers.
Awaiting...

Regards
Dr Asmeet

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Follow-up: My scrotum has turned bright red. This has occurred over 50 minutes later
I have had the redness for 7 days. There is slight itching but no burning. There is discomfort whenever the scrotum moves or rubs against my underclothes. The feeling is rather like that from rubbing an abrasion.

The only ailments I suffer from are asthma and osteoarthritis. My only allergy is to penicillin.

Thank you.
 
 
Answered by Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney 2 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Could be dermatitis, you may apply cortisone cream

Detailed Answer:
Welcome back,

It could be dermatitis.

I would recommend you to apply a mild topical steroid like Cortisone cream to the affected area twice daily for 7-10 days.

Also, wear cotton underwear, avoid strenuous physical activity and stay in the cool airy environment.

Regards

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Follow-up: My scrotum has turned bright red. This has occurred over 48 minutes later
Thank you doctor.

Regards
 
 
Answered by Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney 9 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Welcome

Detailed Answer:
Most Welcome!!

All the best!!

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