Hyperhidrosis. This is a condition that is characterized by excessive sweating that occurs unpredictably even when the temperature is cool or when the patient that has it is not doing anything. This condition is caused by certain drugs, low blood sugar, overactive thyroid, lymphoma, certain infectious diseases, lymphoma, leukemia, and heart attacks.
Prostatitis. This is a medical condition that is characterized by the inflammation of the prostate gland.
Excessive masturbation or sex, along with frequent scratching.
Stress, anxiety and fatigue along with the body’s response to fear, nervousness, anger, and embarrassment.
Reaction to underwear or pants that have chemical fiber materials and those that have detergent residue.
Frequent intake of spicy foods.
Friction brought about by walking, running, and other activities that involve the use of both legs.
Normal changes in the body like a slight increase in body temperature can lead to sweaty balls.
Eczema and other bacterial infections.
Patients who do not take regular baths are prone to having sweaty balls.
Being overweight and obese. Excess skin and fats in the groin area are good heat insulators which cause sweaty balls.
How to Cure Sweaty Balls
Patients should wear sweat-absorbent underwear and avoid tight-fitting pants and underwear. It is also wise to avoid wearing boxer shorts especially those that are made of silk since it will leave the genitals unsecured and cause it to readjust periodically which leads to sweating.
Use mild detergent in washing underwear and make sure to rinse it properly.
Avoid eating too much spicy foods and scratching the affected area.
Those that are caused by underlying medical conditions such as prostatitis, hyperhidrosis, and bacterial infections should be checked out by a doctor who will prescribe proper medications like antibiotics and anti-inflammatory drugs.
Those who regularly do active sports should bring unscented baby wipes to wipe off sweat from time to time.
Take baths a couple of times every day or at least 3 times a day. Make sure to use mild soap to clean the area and also shampoo genital hair to ensure cleanliness and prevent bacteria from thriving.
Talcum powder can be used for mild cases but should be avoided when excessive sweating occurs.
Use lotions that are specifically formulated to prevent perspiration in the area. Most of these have natural ingredients and have been proven to be effective.
Proper diet and regular exercise should be done to avoid being overweight and to wash off toxins that may also lead to having sweaty balls.