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Cause of jock itch?
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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine
In brief: Tinea cruris
It's a skin infection caused by a fungus.
Humidity, sweating, friction perpetuate the symptoms. Treatment at times require a combo of a steroid and antifungals

In brief: Tinea cruris
It's a skin infection caused by a fungus.
Humidity, sweating, friction perpetuate the symptoms. Treatment at times require a combo of a steroid and antifungals
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Dr. Luis Villaplana
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