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A 19-year-old male asked:

How can i cure groin fungus?

4 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Arlo Miller
Dermatology 16 years experience
OTC antifungal: Diligent use of a topical antifungal medicine for 2-3 weeks should do the trick. Lamisil, tinactin, (tolnaftate) and several others are all effective. If no response is seen with proper use, then you should see a dermatologist to make sure the diagnosis is correct.
Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology 44 years experience
Keep dry: This can be treated with antifungal cream and drying area with fan or hair dryer after bathing. You can also use zeasorb af powder.
Dr. Robert Bader
Dermatology 28 years experience
Lamisil (terbinafine) Cream: Tinea cruris, or "jock itch", is a common condition that is caused by a fungus that affects the skin. Lamisil (terbinafine) cream is a common treatment of this condition that is extremely effective and is available without a prescription. Commonly, persons with tinea cruris have tinea pedis (athelete's foot), which should be treated as well. Often patients have intertrigo, which they mistake for "jock itch".
Dr. Jeffrey Hick
Dermatology 14 years experience
Topical antifungals: You should start with over the counter Lamisil (terbinafine) or lotrimin twice a day for 3-6 weeks. Also, make sure you do not have athletes foot as well as these two conditions go together.

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Does alovera plant cures groin fungus?

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Last updated May 8, 2019

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