Groin / Jock Itch (Tinea cruris)

Jock itch, also known as Tinea cruris is a fungal infection of the groin area, almost exclusively occurs in post pubertal males. 

Assessment

Assessing for jock itch involves:

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leaf.jpg   Hyper-sweating

leaf.jpg   Clothing especially underwear

leaf.jpg   Nutritional imbalances

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Management

Naturopathic medicine has a number of different ways to treat jock itch including:

leaf.jpg  Topical creams and treatments

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leaf.jpg  Addressing nutritional status

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Contact us to arrange a complimentary 15 minute consultation to learn how naturopathic treatments can resolve your fungal infection and help you to develop healthy skin.  All naturopathic doctors in our clinic address skin conditions.  Dr. Sohail Malihi, ND has a special focus on skin conditions.