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Red scrotum

My scrotum is red from itching burning rash. Its all over it and has been a couple days now. I'm not sure what to think. Very worried. Ideas?
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It is not uncommon, especially if you live in a climate that is warm at this time of year, to develop a fungal infection.  Visiting a doctor is best, but if you can't at the moment, over-the-counter anti-fungal creams can get rid of fungal infections.  There are several with different active ingredients, so unfortunately, it can be a game of trial-and-error to find the one that cures the specific infection you may have.

Make sure you keep the area as dry as possible - pat, but do not rub, the area dry after showering, and allow as much additional time for air-drying as possible.  The more moist/humid it is in that area, the harder it is to get rid of.
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Yeah I'm in hot southern USA. Thanks.

The rash and red area is still over most of scrotum and now on base of  penis too. no itch anymore, just a slight burn in one area. ??
There's no way to diagnose your rash over the internet.  It could definitely be a fungal/yeast infection.  If you try different over-the-counter creams without success, the only option is in-person examination by a physician.
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