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A 17-year-old male asked:

My genital area, specifically my pubic hair, has had an on-and-off itching sensation in the past 3 months or so,and nothing i find online matches my issue. i am not sexually active, and i dont have lice. (its also not a result of shaving?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Jock itch is a common lay term for simple fungal infections that occasionally infect the skin near or of the genitals. These are acquired at random from casual contact with dirt/animals or people. Anti-fungals like clotrimazole can help applied 2X daily for a week or two. This could be verified by exam/testing.
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