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What causes a red rash on the scrotum?

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Dr. Neel Kudchadkar

General & Family Physician

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Posted on Tue, 21 Mar 2017 in Skin Hair and Nails
Question: I have a red rash on scrtom on on side not itching but very red an flake skin its only on one side
Answered by Dr. Neel Kudchadkar 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Possible Bacterial Infection. Use Mupirocin and Betamethasone cream.

Detailed Answer:

I suggest that this could be a dermatitis. If not, it might be a bacterial infection.

I feel that mupirocin cream with Betamethasone (a steroid) twice daily will resolve the issue.
Mostly, these cream combinations are available over the counter,
So, please apply this cream and let me know how you stay later on.
This should solve your problem.

Dr. Neel Kudchadkar

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