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What causes itching in scrotum?

Hello. I have been having an issue where my scrotum itches (generally at night) to the point where it keeps me wide awake. I've tried hydrocortisone creams, gold bond cream, among others but the itch was getting unbearable and the skin was getting very red. I just took a zyrtec about 30 mins ago and already I feel a huge difference in relief. Any idea what condition this is?
Tue, 16 Jun 2015
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Diabetologist 's  Response
Dear friend, greetings from HCM . I understand your concern. yes the most common thing we can think is tenia. a type of fungal infection. it is usually very itchy. you please.avoid wearing wet under garments, use clotrimazole cream everyday. keep the part dry and clean . you will be alright soon . thank you for contacting us. wish you good health.
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