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Treatment for jock itch?

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Dr. Jeffrey Benabio
Dermatology
8 doctors agree

In brief: Keep dry

Jock itch can be caused by bacteria, yeast, or fungus.
It's often unbearably itchy. Here are 5 things you can try: 1. Hydrocortisone 1% cream (relieves itching) 2. Clotrimazole cream (treats yeast and fungus) 3. Benzoyl peroxide 5% wash (treats bacteria) 4. Spray antiperspirant (keeps dry) 5. Medicated powder (keeps dry and soothes).

In brief: Keep dry

Jock itch can be caused by bacteria, yeast, or fungus.
It's often unbearably itchy. Here are 5 things you can try: 1. Hydrocortisone 1% cream (relieves itching) 2. Clotrimazole cream (treats yeast and fungus) 3. Benzoyl peroxide 5% wash (treats bacteria) 4. Spray antiperspirant (keeps dry) 5. Medicated powder (keeps dry and soothes).
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Dr. Jeffrey Benabio
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Dr. Harris Cohen
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Many options

Jock itch is the result of the growth of fungus in the groin area -- this area is dark, and often moist, and this is where fungus likes to grow.
Simple ways to prevent jock itch include keeping the area dry (toweling off well after showers, baby powder, medicated powders) and over the counter antifungal creams (lotrimin, etc.) -- if these measures are not effective, see your physician.

In brief: Many options

Jock itch is the result of the growth of fungus in the groin area -- this area is dark, and often moist, and this is where fungus likes to grow.
Simple ways to prevent jock itch include keeping the area dry (toweling off well after showers, baby powder, medicated powders) and over the counter antifungal creams (lotrimin, etc.) -- if these measures are not effective, see your physician.
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Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Jock itch

Nystatin, Lamisil (terbinafine) cream. Cotton underwear, use loose clothing (underwear, pants).

In brief: Jock itch

Nystatin, Lamisil (terbinafine) cream. Cotton underwear, use loose clothing (underwear, pants).
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