Itchy skin caused by fungus

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    DEAR DOCTOR K: I have terrible jock itch. Please tell me how to get rid of it!

    DEAR READER: Jock itch is uncomfortable, and scratching where this rash usually appears – the inner thighs and groin – isn’t something you want to do in public.

    The term “jock itch” refers to an itchy rash caused by a common skin fungus known as tinea cruris. Most often, jock itch develops when tight garments trap moisture and heat. This creates an environment in which fungi multiply and flourish. Many people with tinea cruris have athlete’s foot, too, which is also caused by …

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    DEAR DOCTOR K: I have terrible jock itch. Please tell me how to get rid of it!

    DEAR READER: Jock itch is uncomfortable, and scratching where this rash usually appears – the inner thighs and groin – isn’t something you want to do in public.

    The term “jock itch” refers to an itchy rash caused by a common skin fungus known as tinea cruris. Most often, jock itch develops when tight garments trap moisture and heat. This creates an environment in which fungi multiply and flourish. Many people with tinea cruris have athlete’s foot, too, which is also caused by a fungus.

    When you have jock itch, a flat, red, itchy rash first appears high on the inner side of one or both thighs. It spreads outward in a ringlike circular pattern while the center partially clears up.

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    2009-10-07 13:23:46 by slashers


    Jock itch is a form of ringworm that causes an itchy rash on the skin of your groin area. It is much more common in men than in women. Jock itch may be caused by the spread of athlete's foot fungus to the groin.
    Ringworm is contagious. It spreads when you have skin-to-skin contact with a person or animal that has it. It can also spread when you share things like towels, clothing, or sports gear.

    Keep dry - air - Gold Bond or Clotrimazole

    2002-06-07 10:26:22 by std_bfc_gmhc


    Jock itch or in this case butt itch
    Causes And Symptoms
    Jock itch is caused by a tiny fungus which grows best in dark, damp conditions. It's a common fungus which often infects men who perspire heavily or are obese. It can be transmitted to your groin from your feet. You probably know the symptoms: chafed, itchy, or irritated skin in the groin, inner thighs, pubic or anal areas. You may have it at the same time you have athlete's foot. It usually happens when you've been perspiring heavily, during sports or hot, humid weather

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