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Jock Itch Directory

Jock itch, also called tinea cruris, is a fungal infection in the groin. It is a form of ringworm that appears as a rash that can be red, itchy, and have bumps. Many catch jock itch in warm, moist public places like restrooms and locker rooms. Not changing sweaty clothes can also lead to jock itch. Symptoms include a rash that may itch. You can treat jock itch by using antifungal creams and prevent it by staying clean and dry. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how jock itch is contracted, what it looks like, how to treat it, and much more.

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