Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

Overview Underlying Cause

Genital Itching in Males Overview

What is genital itching in males?
A male with genital itching has irritation of the penis or scrotum, which results in the urge to scratch the area. Genital itching may be triggered by allergies, chemicals, or infections.

What are the symptoms of genital itching in males?
Symptoms of genital itching in males depend on the underlying cause. Common associated symptoms include a rash, skin redness, skin peeling, blisters, and sores.

How does the doctor treat genital itching in males?
Treatment for genital itching in males depends on the underlying cause. Treatment may include special shampoo, topical antibiotics, oral antibiotics, hydrocortisone cream, antifungal cream, and oral antifungal medicines.

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