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What works good for jock itch if you sweat down there?

What works good for jock itch if you sweat down there?

Keep cool & dry: Jock itch is caused by various skin-dwelling fungus species that love warm, damp areas (like the groin). The secret to getting rid of it and keeping it away is to keep the involved area as cool and dry as possible; wear loose underwear, bathe daily, and apply talcum powder frequently. Over-the-counter jock itch remedies usually work, but when that fails, see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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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


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What works good for jock itch if you sweat a lot down there because you do sports?

What works good for jock itch if you sweat a lot down there because you do sports?

Triple paste: Treat with antifungal and use triple paste to absorb sweat and decrease chances of recurrence. ...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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Why does my sweat irritates and itches my skin?

Why does my sweat irritates and itches my skin?

Mostly from drying: There is that histamine release in people who exercise for the first time after prolonged time of not doing it. This opens up the blood vessels to allow evaporation and get rid of the heat. The histamine is an allergy component that allows other same chemicals to be released and cause itching but the drying and evaporation also causes the itching effect. ...Read more

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My skin itches all the time at night and it feels like something is crawling on me i don't see any bugs could it be from sweat or the detergent i use?

My skin itches all the time at night and it feels like something is crawling on me i don't see any bugs could it be from sweat or the detergent i use?

See your physician: While itching may just be a sign of skin dryness it can also be a sign of internal disease. You should see your doctor who can draw blood work and get a chest x ray. ...Read 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