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What can this be. I am having my doubts that it is stress related.


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replied November 26th, 2008
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Current medical status: about 3 months ago i had sex with someone new. the condom broke. about a week later my scrotum began itching. I have tried jock-itch and yeast medicine. Ive been to my doctor and he prescribed two different topical steroids. They did not help. I also went to a dermatologist who said it was not an STD and probably due to stress. It is also itchy/irritated around my anus. The crease between my legs and groin area also are a irritated. It is an overall redness, and there are raised areas on the hair follicles. They are elongated (looks like they follow the hair follicles). The raised areas feel somewhat hard.



It is hard to tell the exact diagnosis without seeing, but from the symptoms you reported, you might be experiencing a yeast infection in the genital area. The application of topical steroids can even help the yeast infection from spreading. You might want to ask a second opinion from a dermatologist. If the correct diagnosis turns out to be a yeast infection, then adequate antimycotic medicine, and stopping corticosteroid creams might help you solve the problem.


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