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Could exercise cause a sore and red groin area, or 'jock rot', and how is it treated?

Could exercise cause a sore and red groin area, or 'jock rot', and how is it treated?

Yes: You can start out by using over the counter desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) cream (used for diaper rash on babies), this often calms it down until you get in to the doctor, and is also useful if it is just starting or very mild. ...Read more

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What are jock straps good for?

What are jock straps good for?

Jock straps: support a male's genitalia when engaged in vigorous activities (like exercise or sports) ...Read more

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Just Not: clear on what you are asking. Please ask again. You may want to have someone with more English background and not use abbreviations. ...Read more

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Cause of jock itch?

Cause of jock itch?

Fungal infection: Jock itch (tinea cruris) is caused by a fungal infection. Similar to athlete's foot, cream used to treat this condition are often effective for jock itch as well. Examples include Lamisil (terbinafine) at and lotrimin. See your doctor to confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can a jock have diabetes?

Can a jock have diabetes?

Yes: Having diabetes has not held back these kids: http://kids.Jdrf.Org/index.Cfm?Page_id=109851 additionally, there are many famous athletes with diabetes: http://www.Dlife.Com/diabetes/famous_people/sports. ...Read more

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Can i swim with jock itch?

Can i swim with jock itch?

Certainly: You will not make it worse unless you sit around all day in the wet swimming suite. No other swimmers will not get it from you. ...Read more

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How do I cure jock itch ?

How do I cure jock itch   ?

Jock Itch: Jock itch is caused by fungus(yeast). The medical name is tinea cruris and it is usually because of sweat and moistness in the groin and folds. Sometimes for a short time a combination steroid and fungal cream is used. The steroid helps in itching and anti fungal kills the fungus. Keeping the area dry is helpful in preventing recurrence. ...Read more

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How can you cure jock itch?

How can you cure jock itch?

Topical antifungals,: Keep the area clean and dry with powders. Its the same as athlete;s foot--a fungal infection of the skin. ...Read more

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Do all jocks get jock itch? Srsly

Do all jocks get jock itch? Srsly

No: Not all jocks get jock itch. It depends on other things like their weight, how much they sweat, whether they have athlete's foot (a fungal infection of the feet, etc. It can even depend on a person's immune system and whether you have diabetes or other illnesses that can predispose to the infection. ...Read more