What is Jock Itch?
Jock itch is the fungal infection of groins or around thighs. Most of the athletes have been suffered from this painful problem. The disease has commonly known as tinea cruris. It is the of the fungal group tinea. The disease mostly affects males but females can also affected from the infection. It is a form of ringworm, which is not like a worm but is an outer infection of the skin. Jock itch can be easily dealt with and can be treated normally.
Causes of Jock itch
There are many causes of jock itch. It has mainly caused because of a fungal and bacterial infection. Following are some of the causes of jock itch that have not been noticed.
hot and humid weather
wearing tight clothes
sharing clothes with others
problems with the immune system
Symptoms of Jock itch
The symptoms of jock itch have been neglected when they are found. People confuse it with normal rash or itching. Following are some of the symptoms of the disease.
Rashes with prominent boundaries
burning in the anal area or around thighs or groin
Redness around the groin or thighs.