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What are the early symptoms of jock itch, and what causes it?
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Dr. Tara Passow
Dermatology
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In brief: Itch, rash
Jock itch is usually caused by a fungus (also known as ringworm).
There may also be redness, bumps, flaking, pustules (pimples), even swelling. Itching is probably most common.

In brief: Itch, rash
Jock itch is usually caused by a fungus (also known as ringworm).
There may also be redness, bumps, flaking, pustules (pimples), even swelling. Itching is probably most common.
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