Jock Itch Topic Guide

Jock Itch Jock Itch: Jock itch is an itchy groin rash that may be caused by a bacterial or fungal infection. Symptoms include an itchy red area in a skin fold. The rash may be raised with sharp borders and have pimples or pustules. Treatment involves:
  • keeping the area dry,
  • avoiding tight clothing,
  • applying 1% hydrocortisone cream to the affected area, and/or
  • applying an antifungal medication.

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