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2 Potential Scrotal Itch Causes

Disclaimer: The article does not replace an evaluation by a physician. Information on this page is provided as an information resource only, and is not to be used or relied on for any diagnostic or treatment purposes.

  1. 1.Genital Warts

    Genital warts are one of the most common sexually transmitted infections. It is caused by infection by Human Papilloma Virus (HPV). While it cannot be cured, treatment may help.

    Infection with HPV cannot be cured, but the warts themselves can be removed surgically or sometimes resolve themselves in a matter of weeks.

    Rarity:
    Uncommon
    Top Symptoms:
    bump on the testicles that feels like thickened skin, scrotal itch, small testicle/scrotum lump, painless testicle lump, marble sized testicle/scrotum lump
    Symptoms that always occur with genital warts:
    bump on the testicles that feels like thickened skin
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor

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  2. 2.Scabies

    Scabies is a highly contagious skin infection caused by mites that produce an itchy rash on the body.

    Rash and intense itching should subside within 2-4 days with treatment.

    Rarity:
    Rare
    Top Symptoms:
    penis itch, feeling itchy or tingling all over, butt itch, penile redness, scrotal itch
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor

Questions Your Doctor May Ask About Scrotal Itch

  • Q.Do you notice anything going on with your testicles or scrotum?
  • Q.Do you have a rash?
  • Q.Are you sexually active?
  • Q.Do you notice anything going on with your penis?

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Scrotal Itch Symptom Checker Statistics

  • People who have experienced scrotal itch have also experienced:

    • 12% Penis Itch
    • 6% Scrotal Rash
    • 6% Scrotal Redness
  • People who have experienced scrotal itch had symptoms persist for:

    • 41% Over a Month
    • 21% Less Than a Week
    • 19% Less Than a Day
  • People who have experienced scrotal itch were most often matched with:

    • 9% Scabies
    • 3% Genital Warts
  • Source: Aggregated and anonymized results from visits to the Buoy AI health assistant (check it out by clicking on “Take Quiz”).

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