jock itch


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Recent Examples on the Web Antifungal Tea Tree Oil Body and Foot Wash can help reduce the fungi or bacteria that cause jock itch, athlete’s foot, ringworm and nail fungus. Grooming Playbook, The Salt Lake Tribune, 26 May 2022 Frank, experiencing jock itch, and Jackie are at the doctor, with Ruby translating for them. New York Times, 30 Mar. 2022 This versatile shower gel harnesses the power of tea tree oil to fight body odor, acne, athlete’s foot, jock itch, dandruff, eczema, and yeast infection, while also soothing and moisturizing dry skin. The Salt Lake Tribune, 29 Mar. 2022 The next month, Bayer pulled certain Lotrimin and Tinactin sprays used for athlete’s foot and jock itch after tests showed some samples contained benzene., 4 Nov. 2021 The next month, Bayer AG pulled certain Lotrimin and Tinactin sprays used for athlete’s foot and jock itch after tests showed some samples contained benzene. Anna Edney, ajc, 4 Nov. 2021 But his most memorable scenes display his lightning-quick and bawdy American Sign Language improv skills — explaining to his daughter how a condom works in front of her new boyfriend, or describing his painful jock itch to the doctor. Bryan Alexander, USA TODAY, 14 Aug. 2021 The main symptom of jock itch, Kim says, is an itchy, red rash. Ashley Abramson, Allure, 3 Mar. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of jock itch

1950, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for jock itch

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1 Jul 2022

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“Jock itch.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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jock itch

\ ˈjäk- How to pronounce jock itch (audio) \

Medical Definition of jock itch

: ringworm of the crotch : tinea cruris

called also jockey itch


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