ok im 18 years old and have been sexually active for a while. A couple weeks ago i noticed a few red bumps on my scrotum. They dont hurt, theyre not, pussing up or anything. The only thing they do is itch. Itch really bad. The itching has gone all the way down my inner thighs and are in the crease between my butt cheecks. Ive been freaking out because i dont wanna have herpes or anything thats for life. I really need some goo insight so if someone could please help me with what this is. Thank you.
Welcome to the ehealthforum and I am glad to help you out.
There are chances of this rash being due to contact dermatitis or scabies. It is characterized by intense itching, usually at night and by small insect-type bites lesions on the skin. Diagnosis of scabies is made by scraping the skin and viewing the material under a microscope to see the characteristic mite or eggs.
My sincere advice is to get it evaluated from a dermatologist.
It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care.
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