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What is the treatment for jock itch?

There are many treatment options and skin-care recipes for treating jock itch. Since the two primary causes of jock itch are excess moisture and fungal infections, treatment depends on the exact cause of the jock itch. Treatment of jock itch associated with skin irritation and excess moisture should address general measures to keep the groin clean and dry. Treatment of fungal jock itch should include antifungal creams used continuously for two to four weeks.

It is important to keep in mind that no therapy is uniformly effective in all people. Your doctor may need to help evaluate the cause of your jock itch.

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Comment from: cindy, 25-34 Female (Patient) Published: July 31

i had jock itch for some years due to exercising, it gets really unbearable with the itching, recently i tried some stuff including Lamisil which just seemed to work but didn't, the rash was back 2 days after using an entire tube and it itch like hell. What is helping a great deal 1. apply a solution of vinegar and baking soda 15 minutes before bath time(really rub it into your skin) 2. blow dry the area and apply tea tree oil. 3. the next day omit the baking soda and use hydrogen peroxide a 6% solution undiluted on the area leave for 15 minutes and shower. 4. blow dry and add tea tree oil repeat alternating treatments, it works.

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Comment from: Kyra, 55-64 Male (Patient) Published: January 15

I have had drenching night sweats since I was a teenager. Most nights I wake up once or twice and have to change my clothing. I sleep on thick towels and have a waterproof mattress pad. My husband sleeps in a different bed from me. My sister and brother also experience this. It's awful. I'm usually freezing cold when I wake up because I am drenched. Some nights my clothing is so soaked you could wring it out. There's never been any diagnosis for this by any doctor.

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