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Jock Itch: Facts

Facts About Jock Itch

  • Jock itch is a ringworm type infection.
  • Jock Itch is caused by a fungus.
  • It forms in the groin area.
  • Males are more susceptible.
  • Excess perspiration is a risk factor.
  • This is a very contagious disease.
  • It is very itchy.
  • Red patches with dark defined borders and a skin colored center form in jock itch.
  • It is treated with anti-fungal medications.

Article created on: August 24, 2006

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