Sweating in your groin area after walking around during the day can cause your testicles to itch more than usual. Even just not bathing for a few days can make them itch until you get cleaned up. But other physical and medical conditions can also cause your testicles to get itchy.
Balantis is a common condition. It involves swelling of the head of the penis, can result in uncomfortable itching and is so common experts see it every day of the week. It can be due to thrush, autoimmune skin contains or irritation from soap.
Jock itch is usually an itchy rash in the fold of skin in the groin. In men, the skin fold beneath the scrotum is often affected as well, but not the penis. The skin over the testicles scrotum skin is seldom affected.
Jock itch tinea cruris is a fungal infection that results from staying in sweat-soaked clothing too long. Fungus thrives in damp, warm locations with little light— and the groin often has all of these conditions. Technically, jock itch is a ringworm infection found in the groin and on the thighs, as opposed to tinea corporis, which is the ringworm infection that it typically found elsewhere on the body.
An itchy crotch can be a bummer. But scratching only makes the situation worse. There are a number of causes, says dermatologist Joshua Zeichner, M.
The epididymis is a slender, convoluted tightly coiled structure lying on the backside of each testicle. It serves as a reservoir where sperm mature. When the epidiymis or testicle gets infected with bacteria or viruses, it is referred to as epididymitis or orchitis respectively.
Epididymitis is an inflammation of the small, coiled tube at the back of the testicle epididymis. Epididymitis ep-ih-did-uh-MY-tis is an inflammation of the coiled tube epididymis at the back of the testicle that stores and carries sperm. Males of any age can get epididymitis.
Back to Health A to Z. Epididymitis is where a tube the epididymis at the back of the testicles becomes swollen and painful. It's often caused by an infection and is usually treated with antibiotics.