Jock itch is an itchy rash that happens in your groin (crotch). It's a fungal infection that grows in warm, damp areas.
You’re more likely to get jock itch if:
Doctors treat jock itch with:
This infection often comes back more than once, especially if you also have fungal infections on your feet or toenails (athlete's foot Athlete's Foot Athlete’s foot is a fungal infection that causes a rash on moist areas of your feet. Athlete's foot is very common because water gets trapped in the warm spaces between your toes It can spread... read more ), because fungi can spread from those areas to your crotch.