If you have ringworm , or the fungal infection is affecting other parts of your body such as your groin , you will usually need to see your doctor for him or her to confirm the diagnosis before you treat it yourself. Clotrimazole is an effective treatment for Jock Itch. Caneston produces athletes’ foot cream with 1% clotrimatozole. For persistent cases of Jock itch / Dhobie itch, the Thrush cream woks better, as it is more concentrated with 2% clotrimatozole. Sometimes yeast infections can spread to the penis, and Canesten thrush cream can also be used for treating this .
There are many treatment options and skin care recipes for treating jock itch. Since the two primary causes of jock itch are excess moisture and fungal infections, treatment depends on the exact cause of the jock itch. Treatment of jock itch associated with skin irritation and excess moisture should address general measures to keep the groin clean and dry along with the use of zinc oxide ointment. Treatment of fungal jock itch should include antifungal creams used continuously for two to four weeks. Clotrimazole cream is an effective treatment for both dermatophyte molds and Candida (yeast) and can be purchased without a prescription.