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Jock itch

Introduction: Jock itch

Description of Jock itch

Jock itch (medical condition): A fungal infection of the groin which causes an itchy rash. The infection is contagious and the risk is increased by wearing tight-fitting or ...more

Jock itch: See also:

Tinea cruris:
  »Introduction: Tinea cruris
  »Symptoms of Tinea cruris
  »Treatments for Tinea cruris

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Jock itch as a Disease

Jock itch: Another name for Tinea cruris (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Tinea cruris
  »Symptoms of Tinea cruris
  »Treatments for Tinea cruris

Jock itch: Related Diseases

Jock itch: Jock itch is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Causes of Jock itch

Some of the causes of Jock itch are included in the list below:

Symptoms of Jock itch (Tinea cruris)

Some of the symptoms of Jock itch incude:

  • Scaly red rash spreading down from crotch/groin to upper thighs, buttocks and perineum (does not usually involve penis or scrotum)
  • Itch in rash area

Treatments for Jock itch (Tinea cruris)

Treatments for Jock itch (Tinea cruris) include:

  • Topical antifungal cream to groin area for several weeks eg Clotrimazole
  • Treatment of tinea pedis (athlete's foot) with topical antifungal creams
  • Avoidance of reinfection: avoid tight synthetic clothing, wear shower shoes in public showers, antifungal powders on feet and groin area

Treatment of Jock itch: For more treatment information about Jock itch, see treatment of Tinea cruris (Jock itch)

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