How did I get jock itch?
- Jock itch is most commonly contracted by coming into contact with clothing or towels contaminated with the fungus. It can also spread from an athete's foot outbreak.
- Jock itch may also be caused by the spread of athlete's foot fungus to the groin.
- The groin provides a warm and humid environment, which encourages fungus growth
- Excessive perspiration can also encourage fungus growth