Jock itch is a fungal skin infection, like athlete's foot, that affects the groin, inner thighs, and buttocks.1


Jock itch is annoying but usually not serious. Common symptoms include the following1-2:

  • A red rash starts in the groin area and spreads
  • Raised patches with sharp-looking borders
  • Tiny bumps may appear along the border
  • Itching, scaly skin

Jock itch is very contagious

Wearing tight clothing, including athletic supporters, or in these other ways1-2:

  • Wearing tight underwear
  • Sweating a lot
  • Being overweight
  • Having a weak immune system

Dosing and Prevention Guide

This helpful guide shows you how to use LUZU properly and prevent fungal infections from coming back.

Stop the infection from coming back

Follow these tips to avoid getting a fungal infection3-5:

  • Keep your skin clean and dry
  • Change your clothing regularly
  • Shower and wash carefully after any sport with skin contact
  • Dry yourself completely after showers or baths, especially between the toes
  • Examine pets for ringworm
  • Don’t walk barefoot in locker rooms and shower areas—wear flip flops, sandals, or water shoes
  • Don’t share clothing, shoes, sports equipment, towels, or sheets
  • Wear loose-fitting clothing and comfortable shoes
  • If you have athlete’s foot, dry your feet last and put on socks before underwear