Jock itch

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What is jock itch?

Jock itch is a fungal infection that grows best in damp, dark, and warm places. The infection causes dry skin, itching, scaling, inflammation, and blisters.

Common symptoms reported by people with jock itch

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with jock itch

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Diflucan)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
jock itch (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Knee brace)
Type
Equipment
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)

Data from patients with jock itch, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with jock itch

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (3 evaluations)
Side effects
bipolar depressive episodes excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence) 1 more
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Diflucan)
Perceived effectiveness
for jock itch (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
jock itch (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Knee brace)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
headaches
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with jock itch, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has jock itch on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 5
30s 5
40s 8
50s 10
60s 7
70+ 1

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 31
Female 6

These charts show data from jock itch patients who have completed their condition history
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