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How can redness and itching on the scrotum and penis be treated?

I am probably facing conditions related to scrotal dermatitis.I got red,itch at the scrotum/penis and its also wet, and i have burning sensation too. This have caused my penis to shrink and be too soft/weak. Please advice me on what to do because this have been disturbing me for more than one year now. I have done series of tests but all came out negative of no infection.
Mon, 17 Sep 2018
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Dermatologist 's  Response

If your applying any creams without your doctor's prescription, do avoid those creams. Because, some medications itself can irritate the scrotal skin. You can apply a mild steroid with antibiotic combination cream such as hydrocortisone with fusidic acid after consulting your dermatologist. If your rash gets worsen, do not hesitate to consult your doctor immediately.

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