Q. Is there any treatment available for jock itch spreading from feet to penis?

Answered by
Dr. Dilip Kumar Meena
and medically reviewed by Dr. Divya Banu M
This is a premium question & answer published on Jul 12, 2019

Hello doctor,

I believe I have jock itch that spread from my feet to my inner thighs to the shaft of my penis. Please help.



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1. Yes, you seem to have tinea cruris which is a superficial fungal infection of genitals and groin. Another name for that is jock itch.

2. Wash the undergarments in warm water, sundry and iron them before reusing.

3. Take the prescribed medications for 15 days.

Investigations to be done:

Liver function test

Differential diagnosis:


Probable diagnosis:

Tinea cruris.

Treatment plan:

1. Capsule Itraconazole 100 mg twice a day.
2. Tablet Levocetirizine 5 mg once at night.
3. Cream Luliconazole apply once at night.
4. Ketoconazole soap.

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