Scratching your intimate areas isn’t justuncomfortable, it’s embarrassing – learn more about jock itch (hadhad) below.
Jock itch (tinea cruris) is a type of fungal infection that affects the groin, thighs, buttocks and lower parts of the abdomen. It is caused by dermatophytes, a group of fungi that thrive in moist and hot environments like wet or tight-fitting clothing.1 You can catch it through contact with contaminated towels or clothing, and can transfer fungi to other affected areas of your skin through scratching.
Jock itch symptoms
Understanding Jock itch
Dermatophytes are a type of fungi which can cause jock itch as well as a variety of other skin conditions. They spread easily from affected areas, which is why you should treat any fungal infections as early as possible.4
Jock itch treatment
Start treatment early to get rid of jock itch fast
Treatment alleviates symptoms of a fungal infection, which include itchiness, swelling, skin flaking and pain.5
Clotrimazole Canesten® offers a variety of products, in cream form, that effectively treats jock itch.