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Jock Itch (cont.)

What home remedy can I use for jock itch?

Home remedy for mild jock itch includes the following:

  • Wash the groin skin two to three times a day.
  • Keep the groin area dry.
  • Avoid excess groin skin irritation by wearing 100% cotton underwear.
  • Avoid fabric softeners, bleaches, or harsh laundry detergents.
  • Apply a mix of over-the-counter hydrocortisone cream and clotrimazole (Lotrimin, Mycelex) cream one to two times a day to the affected area and covering this liberally with zinc oxide ointment.