Basically, jock itch is an infectious disease by fungi. It generally affects the inner part of thigh, genital parts of women or men and buttocks, etc. It normally affects the parts of the body that remain moist for most of the time and the athletes and adults are an easy victim of jock itch because their activities cause sweating and sweating leads towards this terrible infection. Main causes of this infection include wearing fitted dresses, excessive weight, diabetes and weak natural immunity.
What you see in jock itching is flaking on your skin, burning effects, pain, continuous itching or the redness of skin. Luckily, it is not a viral disease and you can overcome this fungal disease by using some anti-fungal ointments. One who has itching in jock doesn’t feel comfortable outside home in front of others, sometimes in case of prolonged itching problems the patient can become a victim of social anxiety. You can also try some home remedies if your disease is just mildly one. So, let’s discuss some very useful home remedies for jock itching you can try to kill the fungi.
Bleach has some anti-fungal agents that can help you in curing jock itch. You may be scared of using it because it is a mindset that we use it only for cleaning and washing clothes. But you can use it to get rid of this infectious disease within a few days. You should add one tablespoon of liquid bleach in one tub of water. Mix it well and soak on it for 15 to 20 minutes. Try to do it on a daily basis until you get rid of jock itch completely.
Salt is also helpful to get rid of jock itch due to some anti-fungal and healing properties. It also stops its growth. You can take salt bath to get rid of its infection. Add three tablespoons full of salt into the tub of warm water. (You can use any kind of salt). Mix it well and soak in it for 30 to 35 minutes. You should take a salt bath twice a day for 15 days.
If you feel redness of the skin or itching on a small area of your skin, you can apply onion on it. Take two onions and apply in the form of paste on the affected area. Keep it there for about 30 to 35 minutes and then wash the area with water. If you do not want to use onion paste, you can use onion juice or oil too.
Aloe Vera is a magical natural remedy that can get you rid of this infectious disease within a few days. You can use any cream made with Aloe Vera or any body wash to treat your problem well. Apply cream on the affected part of the skin and leave it overnight. Wash at morning with lukewarm water, but do not rub your skin with a towel to wipe the wetness.
Apple Cider Vinegar
It is very strongly affected for jock itching and all kinds of skin infections. You just need to mix its one tablespoon into one cup of warm water. Wash the affected area with this solution. Do not use water to wash it off after applying apple cider vinegar. Use it twice a day until you get rid of your problem.