- Have moisture in your groin area from sweating
- Wear a wet bathing suit for a long time
- Share damp towels or sweaty clothing with other people
- Wear tight clothes that irritate your skin
Jock Itch Causes & Risk Factors
You Might Get Jock Itch If You...
- Have fungal infection elsewhere, for example athlete's foot.
- Have close contact with someone who has jock itch
- Are overweight
- Have a weakened immune system or diabetes