jock itch

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Jock itch, also known as tinea cruris, is a fungal infection that causes a red and itchy rash in warm and moist areas of the body, such as the groin and inner thighs. It is more common in athletes, people who sweat a lot, and those who are overweight. 1 2 Jock itch is caused by dermatophytes, fungi that already live on the skin, and can be triggered by wearing sweat-soaked clothes for too long after physical exertion. 3 4

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Summary Jock itch (tinea cruris) is a fungal infection that causes a red and itchy rash in warm and moist areas of the body. The rash often affects the groin and inner thighs and may be shaped like a ring. Jock itch gets its name because it's common in athletes. It's also common in people who sweat a lot or who are overweight.
Jock itch - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Summary Jock itch is an infection that’s caused by a fungus . It's a form of ringworm that likes to live in warm, moist places on your body. It’s also called tinea cruris. People who sweat a lot, who are overweight , or who have a skin condition called eczema are more likely to get it.
Jock Itch: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment, Prevention - WebMD
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Summary Jock itch is a contagious fungal skin infection that develops in skin folds like the armpits and buttocks. The fungi that cause it, called dermatophytes, already live on your skin. But they can cause a skin infection if you wear sweat-soaked clothes for too long after physical exertion.
Jock Itch: Treatment, Symptoms, Causes, and More - Healthline
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Jock itch is a skin infection caused by a fungus. It's called jock itch because it's commonly seen in active people who sweat a lot while playing sports. But anyone…
Jock Itch (for Teens) - Nemours KidsHealth
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Summary Jock itch is a common fungal (caused by a fungus) infection similar to ringworm. Jock itch causes an itchy, stinging, burning rash on the skin around your groin, inner thighs and butt crack (gluteal cleft). Tinea cruris is another name for jock itch. Tinea is another name for ringworm, and cruris means groin.
Jock Itch: What It Is, Symptoms & Treatment - Cleveland Clinic
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Summary Jock itch is a common fungal (caused by a fungus) infection similar to ringworm. Jock itch causes an itchy, stinging, burning rash on the skin around your groin, inner thighs and butt crack (gluteal cleft). Tinea cruris is another name for jock itch. Tinea is another name for ringworm, and cruris means groin.
How to Treat Jock Itch, According to Doctors - Men's Health
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Jock itch is an annoying and itchy rash common in people who sweat a lot, such as athletes. The rash is often found in the genital, buttock, and thigh regions.…
Jock itch: Causes, treatments, and remedies - Medical News Today
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Jock itch, medically known as tinea cruris, or ringworm of the groin, is an infection of the groin area caused by fungus and can be rather annoying to anyone who…
How to Get Rid of Jock Itch: 9 Natural Remedies - Dr. Axe
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Jock itch . This is a common and treatable skin condition that’s caused by a fungus. It’s especially common in athletes because the fungus thrives on warm, moist skin that’s covered…
8 reasons your groin itches and how to get relief - American Academy of ...
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Tinea cruris, also known as jock itch, is a common type of contagious, superficial fungal infection of the groin and buttocks region, which occurs predominantly but not exclusively in men…
Tinea cruris - Wikipedia
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