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I am a young single male and haven't had a sexual encounter in over 6 weeks. About a week ago, I had some genital itching. When I went to the bathroom, I noticed a red rash on my left testicle & the left side of my penile shaft. I began applying some gold bond intensive healing cream but the rash remained. The last couple of days the same area has become raw & mildly painful and the skin is even peeling. Again, it's been several weeks since I had oral sex, with no symptoms at all until last week. This has definitely never happened before.

Should I be concerned?
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replied July 8th, 2016
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern. Rash with itch is likely a fungal infection attributed to poor hygiene and sweaty groins. Apply some antifungals over it and maintain a good hygiene. Dont masturbate and abstain fromc oitus for a while.

I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care

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