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Women Can Get Jock Itch Too

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Topical hydrocortisone cream may be used if the rash is especially itchy. Oral anti-fungals are only used in more severe cases since they cause other side effects.

Preventions:
--Do not share towels or other personal items with others.
--Avoid having sex if your partner has symptoms of a genital rash.
--Wear loose clothes, especially in summer.
--Change exercise clothes daily and wash them after exercising.
--Change underwear daily and men should wash athletic supporters after exercise.

sources:
www.emedicinehealth.com/jock_itch/article_em.htm
http://dermatology.about.com/cs/fungalinfections/a/jockitch.htm
www.mayoclinic.com/health/jock-itch/DS00490

Michele is an R.N. freelance writer with a special interest in woman’s healthcare and quality of care issues. Other articles by Michele are at www.helium.com/users/487540/show_articles

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Anonymous

Women too can go through this problem especially at their period of mensuration cycle that time women are not comfortable even by using those stuff called sanitary napkins. The regular use leads to rashes at their genital area. Home made solution can be used to procure like Aloe Vera plant, is the most useful plant to have around. The leaves of the plant possess numerous healing qualities.
The juice of Aloe Vera plant is used to cure almost all the skin ailments. This plant can be used to cure jock itch too. Applying the juice of Aloe Vera leaves bring relief and cure the itching.

January 5, 2016 - 11:23pm
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Anonymous

Nice Post Don't wear synthetic underwear and skin hugging clothes during workout sessions take a bath after working out daily and do not share your towel or clothes with your friends ock itch in women use antifungal powder and cream .

October 30, 2015 - 4:08am

If, a dirty rash has start appearing on your stomach or pelvic region during pregnancy, it can simply be due to stretching of skin. Applying vitamin E enriched cream can help curing it, but it will be better to use anything under the supervision of your family doctor.

May 21, 2013 - 11:19pm
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