One must be aware that if there is a yeast infection anywhere else on your body, make sure you prevent the fungus from spreading to your groin area. Here are some of the home remedies to help you deal with it
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Jock itch is particularly common in the summer when your groin area is more exposed to sweat. Poor hygiene, humidity and a warm climate are among the most common causes of fungal infections.
Jock itch is a fungal infection caused by the fungus Trichophyton rubrum. Although the problem is very common in men, obese women are also susceptible to this infection.
Jock itch is a contagious infection. It can spread through close skin contact or by sharing clothes and towels. One must be aware that if there is a yeast infection anywhere else on your body, make sure you prevent the fungus from spreading to your groin area.
Here are some of the home remedies to help you deal with it:
coconut oil: Applying organic coconut oil will help you soothe your rashes and prevent moisture from getting there. Dip a cotton ball in coconut oil and apply it to the infected area. Let the oil dry. You should do this daily.
Apple Cider Vinegar: Known for its antifungal and antimicrobial properties, apple cider vinegar helps prevent the itch from spreading, aiding in the healing process.
Turmeric: This is a very good antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory spice. Mix it with some water and then apply it on the infected area.
Treasure: Honey is one of the oldest natural remedies for fungal infections. It has antifungal properties that can fight infection
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