How to Treat and Prevent Jock Itch

Posted on Posted in General Tips


Jock itch can be an irritating—and embarrassing—problem for men.

We recently received this question from a viewer:

Dear Dr. Manny,
I’ve got a rash that I think is jock itch. What can I do to get rid of it quickly?

Well Barry, jock itch is a common fungal infection that affects the skin in your groin area. It is itchy and red, and usually appears as a ring-shaped rash.

You can usually avoid getting jock itch by making sure to keep the skin in your groin area clean and dry, but if you do happen to get hit with the itch, there are some things you can do.

  • Do your best to keep the affected area clean and free from moisture.
  • Avoid wearing thick clothing in warm weather.
  • Try wearing boxers to give the area some breathing room.
  • Use over-the-counter antifungal medications.

As a rule of thumb, always see your doctor to get an accurate diagnosis before attempting to treat yourself.

Source: Fox News

Keep Cool with Snowballs.

Share Button


If you'd like to receive regular tips like these from Snow School, you can follow us on Facebook or Twitter simply by clicking the links below.

And if you'd just like to receive our monthly Snowballs promotions in your inbox - and save real money - then you'll probably want to sign up for our private newsletter. Register now, and you'll immediately receive a special offer.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *