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should you wear a jockstrap when you workout

A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronan Monsef
Specializes in Family Medicine
No: Not necessary. Perhaps a weight lifting belt.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
Personal preference.: Unless trying to conceive, "tighty whities" or jock strap vs boxers or commando are all personal choice have at it.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Reed
Dr. Mark Reed answered
32 years experience Podiatry
Yes: Hello: most football associations require the use of a protective cup period. This is no joke in that permanent injury can occur for a "low blow" ... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Daquino
21 years experience Sports Medicine
No need : If you start to feel tenderness or irritation with or after running, the extra support may help. If not, then it's probably not needed.
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A member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
25 years experience Pediatrics
See below: If you are having significant testicular pain, get seen now! torsion, epididimytis , other issues need to be investigated.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Ur butt will sweat -: -with or without a jock strap. It's probably the most common area everyone sweats. Not 3 B concerned. Always shower & dry well, use a wicking unde ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Maureen Mays
Specializes in Clinical Lipidology
Goal??: I think you mean boxers? 1st, are you and a woman having fertility problems (unable to get pregnant?). If not, then your sperm count isn't an issue ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
27 years experience Pediatrics
No: The purpose of a jock strap is to provide appropriate support and protection for the testicles. Jock straps do not protect the buttocks or anus.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mak Yousefpour
18 years experience Podiatry
Jock itch: Could be jock itch. I know it is the tip of the penis but i highly doubt he can get UTI from jock strap. Does he have burning sensation when he urinat ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
36 years experience Podiatry
Antifungal creams: Most "jock-itch" is a superficial fungal infection of the skin in the groin area. If this is the case, many athlete's foot remedies will work here as ... Read More

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