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Jock Itch (cont.)

Jock Itch Prognosis

  • Most cases of jock itch go away completely but commonly return if the physical environment recurs.
  • An infection may come back for some people.
  • In others, it may become chronic.

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Yosipovitch, Gil, Amy DeVore, and Aerlyn Dawn. "Obesity and the Skin: Skin Physiology and Skin Manifestations of Obesity." J Am Acad Dermatol June 2007: 901-916.

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