Jock itch is more likely to be with you if you live in a place with a hot and humid weather. Those who like to wear tight clothes are more likely to get it. Jock itch can have its implications in both man and women, but men are more likely to have the infection.
Those who weigh a bit more than normal or those with disorders like diabetes or AIDS are more likely to be infected with the fungus.
Tinea cruris is quite likely to cause irritation of the skin, accompanied by a burning sensation in the affected area. The irritation of the skin is likely to cause scratching in response, and excessive scratching is known to damage the sensitive skin of the groin.
There are a number of antifungal creams available in the market that can be tried out with success, but do think of some home remedies while you can. They are quite efficient and quick, without any side-effects.
Tap into the properties of tea tree oil to reap its antifungal properties when you are dealing with jock itch. Begin by dropping a few drops of tea tree oil on a cotton ball.
Dilute it with vitamin E oil or coconut oil, if you happen to have a sensitive skin. Some base oil can also be used for the purpose of dilution. Apply the oil through the cotton ball on the affected area.
Let the oil fade away. Follow the procedures for a couple of days. The symptoms are likely to disappear after regular use of tea tree oil for a few days.