Jock Itch (cont.)
Jock Itch Prevention
To prevent jock itch, try to keep your groin area clean and dry.
- Use cornstarch, powders, even antifungal powder, such as Desenex or Cruex, in the various skin folds.
- It is best to wear loose-fitting cotton underwear.
- From a public-health perspective, sterilizing linens by washing in hot soapy water with bleach can help in situations of communal bedding and bath linens.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/6/2014
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