As discussed earlier, Jock itch is a contagious infection that can spread by even sharing clothes or towel.
In our previous posts, we have discussed various home remedies to cure Jock itch, the most important being wearing lose and cotton clothes.
It is very important that you first follow the remedies that you can do at home before going for creams or soaps.
Here are some tips that you need to prevent jock itch. So, keep following!
How To Prevent Jock Itch?
Do we get questions like which is the best underwear for Jock Itch or which type of Underwear’s are best for curing Jock Itch Infection?
In this post, we will discuss the same.
There are certain things to take into consideration while buying underwear’s keeping Jock Itch infection in mind.
They are as follows:
Buy only cotton Underwears to prevent Jock Itch
Wearing cotton underwear’s will prevent moisture on the skin thus it will create a condition that will be difficult for fungus to further grow.
Thus always wear underwear’s made from cotton.
Wear loose-fitting underwear
It is very important not to wear underwear’s that are tight which do not let the skin breathe.
Wear underwear’s that are a bit loose so that it lets the air to come in thus keeping the region dry.
Keeping the area clean and dry by wearing loose fitted underwear’s is the best remedy one can do to make an unfavorable condition for the fungus.
Keep yourself naked for as long as possible
This may sound awkward and funny, but it can help a lot. If not possible to stay naked in the day, try to sleep without clothes at night.
This will help the skin breathe all night. This can prove to be the best treatment for preventing Jock itch infection.
Wash your underwear’s everyday
It is very important to wash your underwear every day.
Working all day and going in the sun may cause sweating in the groin region which will create a condition where the infection will grow rapidly. Hence wash the underwear on daily basis.
Do not share your Clothes:
As focused earlier also, if you are infected with Jock itch fungus never share your personal clothes or towel.
Jock itch will spread rapidly to other people also if the clothes are shared.
Try to avoid using towels or other items of other people. Keep your personal cloth away from others and refrain from using other’s clothes.
Hence before buying Underwear’s next time, take all these points into consideration.
Buy only authentic 100% cotton underwear’s and follow other home remedies too if your infection does not cure.
If you are still confused about how to prevent Jock Itch, feel free to use the contact form!