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My child hates taking medicine. What can I do to treat jock itch?

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Dr. Robert Purchase
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Prevention & sprays

Jock itch happens when warm environments remain moist.
Sometimes, not completely drying underwear or athletic equipment can contribute to jock itch. Other times, some equipment does not routinely get cleaned. These are two ways to prevent it. Otherwise an antifungal creme or spray is usually very effective at controlling it.

In brief: Prevention & sprays

Jock itch happens when warm environments remain moist.
Sometimes, not completely drying underwear or athletic equipment can contribute to jock itch. Other times, some equipment does not routinely get cleaned. These are two ways to prevent it. Otherwise an antifungal creme or spray is usually very effective at controlling it.
Dr. Robert Purchase
Dr. Robert Purchase
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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology

In brief: Cream

Topicla antifungals such as micatin, (miconazole) lotrimin can clear jock itch.
If oral medication is necessary see pharmacist for custom flavoring.

In brief: Cream

Topicla antifungals such as micatin, (miconazole) lotrimin can clear jock itch.
If oral medication is necessary see pharmacist for custom flavoring.
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dr. Morris Westfried
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