Jock Itch (Tinea Cruris)

About- Jock itch also called tinea cruris is a fungal infection that affects the skin of the genitals, inner thighs, and buttocks.
 
Symptoms-
  • Burning sensation
  • Changes in skin color
  • Flaking, peeling, or cracking skin
  • Itchy skin
  • Red Skin
  • Skin rash
 
Causes-
Jock itch is caused by a group of fungi called dermatophytes. It can be transmitted through
  • Close personal contact with an infected person
  • Use of personal items of an infected person
 
Specialist to visit
Dermatologist
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References
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https://www.webmd.com
https://www.medicalnewstoday.com
https://dermnetnz.org

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