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What is jock itch and how do you get it if a girl?

What is jock itch and how do you get it if a girl?

Anyone can get: Jock itch is the common name for a fungal infection of the groin or genital area. It's also known as tinea cruris. Anyone can get it. It's thought that it can be spread from the feet to the groin, by bath towels or other ways. Fungi love areas that are warm, moist, and dark. ...Read more

Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Itch (Definition)

Itch is also known as Itching. Itches are a clinical finding in which a person's skin has a sensation of non-painful irritation ...Read 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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Can a girl get jock itch for bicycling?

Possibly: Prolonged bicycling can cause irritation of the genital area which may result in irritation and itching. It is not generally from the fungus normally associated with "jock itch", but see your gynecologist for an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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I got a handjob from a girl with herpes. My anus itches and was wondering if i could have got herpes from a handjob or could it be from something else?

Slow Down: Anus itching is not in any way a symptom of herpes. First, congratulation on having a sexual encounter. Second, what is the real problem here? Getting a hand job does not in any way put your anus at risk for anything. Why would you even spend a second trying to connect the two? ...Read more

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Help what is wrong with my b-girl my girl was bitten this past weekend.Not a mosquito.The bite was as big as her palm.It was hurting her, now it itches the bite was on her r.Outer thigh.She said that her inner r thigh is itching a lot.She has been with di

The : The skin lesion you are describing might be an allergic reation to an insect bite and she might be having an allergic reaction to it. Unfortunately skin lesions you describe can also represent a MRSA (methicillin resistant staph) infection. The symptoms of vomiting, diarrhea and chills make me more worried of the serious skin infection. Please realize that this can be quite serious. I hope she is still well at this time. She really should be seen by her pediatrician, or family physician as soon as possible to make sure this more serious infection is not a problem. ...Read more

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So I had sex with a girl 4 days ago and now she has 2 bumps and her vigina itches but no burn what could it be?

So I had sex with a girl 4 days ago and now she has 2 bumps and her vigina itches but no burn what could it be?

Itches: Could be anything. Please have her go to a doctor if things are not getting better. No intercourse for a while till she is fully recovered and not mad at you! ...Read more

Dr. Karen Glover
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Jock Itch (Definition)

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