I desperately need an expertise's help on my PROBLEM! Its killing me!
Many months ago (as long as over 7-10 months) my penis tip has been severely itchy. The itch spreaded from my penis to my scrotum. Every night I woke up in the midst, with this itch, I cant help it and scratch which brings relieve as well as even more itchiness. Somehow with this getting used to the scratch and sleeping, I managed to "sleep" through it. Suspecting I have had a jock itch, I tried micronidazole cream but to no avail. I have no choice, the itch really screwed my life upside down. I head to the specialist, a female! omg.. Forgetting the embarassment; and performing a few test urine test, scalping glass slides on my foreskin and even blood were taken, I was told all were negative. I was prescribed steroid cream and medicine which makes me less itch. Surprisingly, I felt much better after over 3 days or so. She said it was due to sensitivity to soap and recommended me to switch over to a non perfume soap.
AND when I finally tot this itch will never happen again, It came back. This time I ensured I have had the same non-perfume soap. I ensured I cleaned any white substance that might gathered in the tip of penis. It IS veryvery itchy on the tip of my penis as well as on the foreskin too, even though I tried the steroid cream as well as micronidazole cream. Non worked. To make matter worst, at the very moment I applied the cream it itches to what I can even endured. I even have to punch myself there! to the extent. Its crazy but I cant do anything! I tried days without having the cream application too, but the itch comes when my penis comes to into contact with water, when Im bathing, urine. It has been over a period of at least 1 month, closing in to the 2nd month already. At times there will be white flaky substances on the foreskin too when it got dried. And I can see that there is dark brown protrusion observed on my foreskin too but it has also went away. As long as I do not scratch it and keeps myself dry there is no itch or minimum itch.
HELP me please! Im seeking ur advise as Im working in this rural area with limited help as well as a clinic nearby with.... female specialist. This is my last ditch attempt. End my suffering.
Hi there, thank you for posting your question on Ehealthforum. This is not intended as a substitute to visiting your own doctor.
An Itch-scratch cycle can develop that is difficult to break. Your lady doctor did this with antihistamines and steroid cream and stick with that. I would add an oral anti-candida (thrush) treatment as well.
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