Signs and Symptoms of STDs: Itchy Balls
Itchy balls, testicles, or groin could indicate an STD. Specifically, genital herpes can cause general itching and skin irritation around the genitals.
Itchy Balls Is a Symptom of Genital Herpes
Genital herpes can cause outbreaks of painful, red blisters. Prior to an outbreak, many men may experience itchy balls, tingling, or general discomfort. However, many infected with genital herpes never experience symptoms or have vague signs, such as itchy balls, that go unnoticed or mistaken for less serious conditions such as jock itch, shaving irritation, or an ingrown hair.
Private STD Testing Diagnoses Problems
If you're experiencing itchy balls or other symptoms that could be associated with an STD, test for genital herpes in complete privacy. Confidential STD testing is available at a local lab, as well as through at home STD testing options. Our on-staff physicians can answer any questions, provide free medical advice, and even prescribe medication to manage herpes symptoms. To learn more about how private STD testing works or to order a genital herpes tests, click here.