5 causes of itchy testicles and their remedies

The layer of skin around the testicles is known as Scrotum, which gets itchy when one has itchy testicles.  The itchy scrotum is not a serious health issue or also not a symptom.

However, it is a matter of fact that an itchy ball sack is embarrassing and irritating. There are many reasons for itchy testicles that are why it is difficult to pinpoint just one. 

Possible Causes of the Itchy Testicles

  1. Fungal Infections

The skin folds behind the scrotum are the ideal habitat for the fungus to grow and these fungal infections cause irritation and itches.  Jock Itch is the most common type of fungal infection that occurs in the skin folds of the scrotum.

The simple and easy way to get relief from this itch is sprays or cream available as over-the-counter drugs. If these itches continue, one must visit a skin specialist.

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  1. Contact Dermatitis

The main cause of contact dermatitis is direct contact with an irritant around the testicles, the groin, and the scrotum area resulting in discomfort, rashes, and severe itches. 

Such allergies are caused by dyes, plants, fragrances or any other items with which one may come into contact.   The irritant contact dermatitis is more painful than that of an allergen.

  1. Crabs or Pubic Lice

The crabs or pubic lice are another cause of itchy ball sack. These lice feed on the human blood and found in the gentiles and surrounding areas. The bites of these insects cause severe itches.

  1. Scabies

Sarcoptes scabies is the parasite that is the cause of scabies, also known as itch mite. The common symptoms of scabies are severe itchy rashes that develop in the skin folds around the genitals. The bite of these parasites is the cause of irritation.

  1. Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a skin disorder that causes itchy testicles which affect the elbows, lower back, knees, and scalp. The red areas of scaly skin are the result of such rashes.

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Remedies for Itchy Testicles

  1. Tea Tree Oil for Itchy Testicles

Tea tree oil is easy to use natural antifungal and a deep clean agent which naturally eliminates bacteria quickly.

  1. Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple cider vinegar is easy to use and an excellent option to control and cure many skin infections. It is natural, antifungal and antibacterial.

  1. Listerine

Listerine is an antiseptic, antifungal, and antibacterial solution, which is easy to use and an instant relief provider which you can be applied to the infected area 3 times a day using a cotton ball. 

  1. White Vinegar

White vinegar also possesses similar properties as many of the other remedies mentioned above, it has antiseptic properties and kills fungus instantly.

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Steve has been living in Saudi Arabia since 2013 and writing about Saudi rules, regulations, guides, and procedures since then.