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Dr. Karen Glover
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Jock Itch (Overview)

The medical term is tinea cruis. It is a fungal infection of the skin in the groin area. The skin usually turns red and it is itchy.


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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
234 doctors shared insights

Jock Itch (Overview)

The medical term is tinea cruis. It is a fungal infection of the skin in the groin area. The skin usually turns red and it is itchy.


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Treating Jock Itch (Tip)

Treating Jock Itch

Jock itch topicals (antifungal) are an effective treatment. ...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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Dr. Glynis Ablon Dr. Ablon
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Treating Jock Itch (Tip)

Treating Jock Itch

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

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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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Treating Jock Itch (Tip)

Treating Jock Itch

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

Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Itch (Definition)

Itches are a clinical finding in which a person's skin has a sensation of non-painful irritation ...Read more