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Swollen testicles and foreskin, itching, weeping skin. Reason?

Hi, I am a 66 year old male and for the past week I have had severely swollen testicles and foreskin . the itch that accompanies this is driving me mad the skin on my testicles has become thick, which I assume comes from scratching all the time I have also nboticed I am beginning to scratch other areas of my body , mainly my upper arms two days ago I noticed that my testicles started to weep..
Asked On : Fri, 1 Feb 2013
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From the description it seems you are having lichen simplex chronicus. The underlying cause in your case could be fungal infection, eczema ,intertrigo or stress and anxiety.To treat the same, you may use a combination of steroid, antibacterial and antifungal cream for a week. To treat the itch also use an antiallergic like cetirizine. Keep the area clean and dry as much as possible.
Hope that answers your query. Take care.
Answered: Sat, 2 Feb 2013
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