What are the symptoms of jock itch?
Tinea cruris or Jock itch as it is most commonly known as is a type of ringworm. Some of the most common signs are rash or redding of the skin on or near the groin area. Small bumps normally appear around the rash as well.
JOCK ITCH IS a FUNGUS. You can buy anti-fungal medicine at a drug store without a prescription. A common brand is LOTRIMIN; in comes in a cream and a spray. <<>> I am having an itch on my penis shaft. Can this be jock itch. It is very discomforting and embarrassing when I have to resort to scratching.
Jock itch is a common, itchy rash of the groin. It can produce a very intense itch and is associated with a red or pink rash involving the groin folds and genitals. Jock itch is primarily a skin condition in men because of anatomic structures unique to males, the male genitalia - hence its epithet as "jock" itch. Roughly half of jock itch is due to fungus. The remainder is caused by moisture, irritation, and…
ock itch is usually less severe than other tinea infections. If it's not treated, though, it can last for weeks or months. Symptoms of jock itch include: a circular, red, raised rash with elevated edges itching, chafing, or burning in the groin, thigh, or anal area skin redness in the groin, thigh, or anal area flaking, peeling, or cracking skin