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Itchy, burning rash on scrotum. Medication for relief?

Hi, I m a 23 year old male and over the past several days I ve been bothered by a rash on the lower part of my scrotum that really burns and itches. I ve tried Gold Bond powder but it hasn t really relieved it much so I tried Cortizone but that also hasn t been successful. It can be very irritable and I sometimes have blood on my toilet paper, even when using baby wipes. I m embarrassed to discuss it face-to-face with a doctor. Hopefully you can help. Thanks
Asked On : Tue, 1 Jan 2013
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hello dear it looks like u r suffering from a fungal infection called tinea cruris, due to excessive itching u might be getting bleeding in that area. u can try the following.
tab fluconazole 150 mg once a week for 4 weeks
oint clodid b for 15 days followed by oint clotrimazole for another 15 days.
tab cetrizine 10 mg daily in night for 7 days.
if u dont get relief with these medications in a week, please meet a dermatologist nearby.
thank u.
Answered: Wed, 2 Jan 2013
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