Jock itch is an infection that forms rashes on the skin caused by fungus. The rash affects the groin and inner thighs and is itchy. It is common in overweight people or athletes who sweat a lot. Jock itch is annoying and causes discomfort but is not a serious condition.
Jock itch occurs when:
Fungal are transmitted from person to person by sharing contaminated towels or clothing. Athlete's foot infection spreads through the hands and causes jock itch.
You can prevent jock itch by following precautions such as:
The most common symptoms of jock itch are:
Medications to relieve Jock Itch symptoms are:
Oral antifungal therapy: Terbinafine or Fluconazole tablets.
Topical antifungal medications: Ketoconazole, Ciclopirox or Naftifine
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