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What causes burning in scrotum and penis?

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Posted on Mon, 21 Jul 2014
Question: I have expereinc scrotum and penis burning contistentl for the last three years. I have used fungal creme treated for yeast infection with no results. I have herpes and i am taking valtrex. Do you think it is because of herpes.
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Answered by Dr. Saatiish Jhuntrraa (2 hours later)
Brief Answer:
It could be Dermatitis Artefacta

Detailed Answer:
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I hope you got yourself checked for diabetes. It yes, there could be Dermatitis Artefacta ,meaning it is of psychogenic origin. Tab Mirtazapine 7.5 mg half a tab per day can be very helpful.
Dr Saatiish Jhuntrraa
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Is it herpes related
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Answered by Dr. Saatiish Jhuntrraa (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
It is not due to Herpes

Detailed Answer:
Hello
Herpes should have skin lesions as presentation ,not burning sensation alone
DR SAATIISH JHUNTRRAA

Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Brief Answer: It could be Dermatitis Artefacta Detailed Answer: Hello Thanksfor choosing wwwhealthcaremagic I hope you got yourself checked for diabetes. It yes, there could be Dermatitis Artefacta ,meaning it is of psychogenic origin. Tab Mirtazapine 7.5 mg half a tab per day can be very helpful. Dr Saatiish Jhuntrraa