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Dr. Karen Glover
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Jock Itch (Overview)

Also known as Tinea Cruis, this is a fungal infection of the skin in the groin area that turns the skin red and itches.


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What are signs, symptoms of jock itch?

What are signs, symptoms of jock itch?

Red itchy rash: A red itchy rash that begins in the folds of your groin and expands outward is typical of jock itch. ...Read more

Dr. Karen Glover
251 doctors shared insights

Jock Itch (Overview)

Also known as Tinea Cruis, this is a fungal infection of the skin in the groin area that turns the skin red and itches.


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Jock itch (Tip)

Don't itch jock itch. Damaging the skin further can allow for increasing depth of fungal growth. ...See more

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Treating Jock Itch (Checklist)

Treat affected areas with a topical antifungal cream
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See a Dermatologist for resistant or widespread cases
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First i had symptom of jock itch..Tried using clotrimazole..Nw I have bumps appearing on my inner thigh...How to get rid of dat ?

First i had symptom of jock itch..Tried using clotrimazole..Nw I have bumps appearing on my inner thigh...How to get rid of dat ?

Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause a skin rash. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, sun exposure, insect bites, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Jock itch (Tip)

Jock itch is fungal and origin not bacterial. ...See more

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What are the symptoms of jock itch, and how can it be treated?

What are the symptoms of jock itch, and how can it be treated?

Anti-fungal cream: Symptoms can include itch, rash, redness, flaking, bumps, pustules. There are several non-prescription creams and some powders that can help. Some of the active ingredients include clotrimazole, miconazole, tolnaftate, terbinafine. There are also several prescription creams. Sometimes an anti-fungal pill is necessary. These require a prescription too. ...Read more

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What are signs, symptoms of jock itch?

Red itchy rash: A red itchy rash that begins in the folds of your groin and expands outward is typical of jock itch. ...Read more

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Jock itch (Tip)

Jock itch topicals (antifungal) are an effective treatment. ...See more

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White scaly patches in the inner folds of my skin near the butt area. It itches and some pain from scratching.do I have jock itch? I am a female.

White scaly patches in the inner folds of my skin near the butt area. It itches and some pain from scratching.do I have jock itch? I am a female.

Intertrigo: Not related to diet. Try OTC hydrocortisone and miconazole ( or clotrimazole) creams together. Whenever it feels wet or itchy or irritated,gently clean off with bathroom paper (or kleenex) using any lotion. In the shower, wash with hands only, no scrubbing. ...Read more

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Just took my child to the doctor who diagnosed jock itch. What is that? I need to tell the teacher.

Just took my child to the doctor who diagnosed jock itch. What is that? I need to tell the teacher.

No, you don't: "jock itch" is the lay term for a fungus colonization in the groin area, easily treated with an antifungal cream which your doctor probably prescribed. It's not contagious, so no need to tell the teacher; there's nothing to tell. ...Read more

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Jock itch (Tip)

Jock itch may actually be an infection (fungal or bacterial) so see derm for correct diagnosis! ...See more

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How to treat jock itch without drug store stuff?

How to treat jock itch without drug store stuff?

Jock itch: Since jock itch is a fungal infection, include good quantity of garlic in your food. Garlic has antifungal qualities. Apply honey and garlic alternatively on the infected skin.Diet to avoid, avoid eating refined carbohydrates, sugar and food items that contain yeasts. Avoid alcohol because it eventually converts to sugar. Your diet must contain a lot of raw fruits and vegetables. ...Read more

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Jock itch (Tip)

The sooner it's treated, the sooner the itch will go away quickly. ...See more

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I have been treated with jock itch and now i have a dark patch on my skin.It's been almost a year but the patch hasn't gone yet.What do i do?

Hyperpigmentation: Post inflammatory hyperpigmentation is a common and normal response during the healing process. When traumatized skin heals, redness, followed by dark discoloration occurs. With time, the site will usually resume normal coloration to match the surrounding skin. Tight clothing may prolong discoloration due to chronic rubbing and irritation. ...Read more

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Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Itch (Definition)

An itch is an irritating sensation that causes one to have the urge ...Read more