Hello and thank you for being a DL contributor. We are changing the login scheme for contributors for simpler login and to better support using multiple devices. Please click here to update your account with a username and password.

Hello. Some features on this site require registration. Please click here to register for free.

Hello and thank you for registering. Please complete the process by verifying your email address. If you can't find the email you can resend it here.

Hello. Some features on this site require a subscription. Please click here to get full access and no ads for $1.99 or less per month.

Is Jock Itch considered an STD?

With all this talk about a fungal infection spreading among gay men, I began wondering if regular jock itch is commonly thought of a an STD.

I had a bad case my junior year in HS. At first, I had no idea what it was and thought I had some kind of skin cancer before the dr told me it was just jock itch.

I was sexually active with a few guys but nothing more than some frottage and oral. Never thought to associate jock itch with my sex life.

by Anonymousreply 7June 8, 2024 1:17 AM

No, it's not.

by Anonymousreply 1June 7, 2024 10:03 PM

Crabs are also not an STD.

by Anonymousreply 2June 7, 2024 10:05 PM


by Anonymousreply 3June 7, 2024 10:05 PM

They can be transmitted through sexual contact but aren’t STDs.

by Anonymousreply 4June 7, 2024 10:21 PM

Commercials should do more to prepare boys for the indignities of onset b.o and genital irritation. Glad your doc was able to lick your jock itch problem.

by Anonymousreply 5June 7, 2024 10:41 PM

Jock itch is just a routine fungal infection cured with topical Clotrimazole. It is contagious, but not considered sexually transmitted.

I had weird sores that broke out on the corners of my mouth when I was stressed or if I stretched my mouth too wide... ahem. Anyway, they befuddled my doctor and dermatologist. I was out of town and had a tooth chip so my dentist recommended one in there. When I arrived, I asked the assistant for a sample of bactrim and a q-tip to coat the corners of my mouth to prevent another breakout; the dentist asked why and when I explained it he said it was fungal and use jock itch cream and viola, it cleared and only came back once, decades ago.

by Anonymousreply 6June 8, 2024 1:10 AM

Nope, I was a teenage virgin when I got jock itch.

by Anonymousreply 7June 8, 2024 1:17 AM
Need more help? Click Here.

Yes indeed, we too use "cookies." Take a look at our privacy/terms or if you just want to see the damn site without all this bureaucratic nonsense, click ACCEPT. Otherwise, you'll just have to find some other site for your pointless bitchery needs.


Become a contributor - post when you want with no ads!