How to Treat Fungal Infection in the Groin?

To treat Fungal Infection in the Groin, Ayurveda recommends effective herbs and herbal remedies along with diet, and lifestyle guidance.

A Brief About the Disease

A contagious fungal infection in the groin is also known as jock itch or tinea cruris. It is one of the common skin conditions that can cause itching, rash, and redness. Jock itch can thrive in warm and moist areas. One can feel discomfort and irritation with this fungus, it is mainly seen in men but also occurs in women.

In this blog post, you will learn about the treatment of fungal groin infections, natural and herbal remedies for groin fungal infections, and Ayurveda for fungal-groin infections.

Why Do You Get Fungal Infection in the Groin?

Due to:

  • Excessive Sweat in the Groin Area: During summer days or any physical activity creates a warm environment and promotes fungal infection.
  • Moisture from Wet Clothes: If you do not clean groin areas after showering or wearing wet clothes promotes fungal infection
  • Poor Hygiene: Not changing undergarments frequently, not washing groin areas regularly.
  • Tight and Non-Breathable Clothing: Wearing tight-fitting clothes which will not allow air inside to dry sweat.
  • Scratching Groin Areas: Excessive scratching of groin areas increases changes to fungal infection.

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How to Avoid Groin Fungal Infection?

  • Avoid sweating too much.
  • Avoid wearing tight clothes, wear loose-fitting breathable clothes.
  • Keep the affected area clean and dry.
  • Avoid sharing towels, and clothes with each other.
  • Wear loose cotton clothing. 
  • Dry the affected area thoroughly after bathing and exercising. 

Treatment of Groin Fungal Infections

To treat Fungal Infection in the Groin, Ayurveda recommends safe and effective natural remedies, herbal remedies as well as a pitta pacifying diet, and some lifestyle modifications. Ayurveda surely helps one to get rid of any kind of fungal infections including groin infections.

Also Read – A Case Study – Successful Treatment of Fungal Groin Infection and Tinea Cruris

Natural Remedies for Groin Fungal Infections

The following are some of the most common natural remedies that play a huge role in treating groin fungal infection:-

1. Tea Tree Oil:  

Tea tree oil is one of the natural remedies, it has antifungal properties which help to kill the fungal fungus that causes jock itch. This oil can apply along with another oil in the affected area twice a day.

2. Garlic:

Either garlic has natural antifungal properties. Grind a few garlic cloves, make a paste, and then apply it on the affected area twice a day. It may help in treating fungal infections.

3. Apple Cider Vinegar:

Apple cider vinegar is also a natural remedy, it has antibacterial and antifungal properties that help to fight against fungus. Apply apple cider vinegar with water to the affected area with cotton twice a day.

4. Oatmeal Bath:

It is also one of the best natural remedies for groin fungal infections. Oatmeal meal baths can help to reduce inflammation and itchiness. 

5. Neem:

Neem leaves have good antifungal properties. It is one of the Ayurvedic remedies. We can boil neem leaves and wash the affected area gently. We can use neem oil with other oil to treat groin fungal infections.

6. Turmeric:

Turmeric is a good anti-inflammatory and has antifungal and antibacterial properties. You can make a paste with water and apply it to affected areas, leaving it for 30 min. Repeat this twice a day to see good results.

7. Aloe Vera:

It is a natural antiseptic, it can soothe the itching and inflammation in the affected area. Apply aloe vera gel to the affected area.

It is important to consult an Ayurvedic healthcare professional if a fungal infection is severe.

Herbal Remedies for Fungal Infection in the Groin by IAFA Ayurveda®

1. IAFA AF-7 Bar:

IAFA AF-7 Bar is made of skin wellness herbs Lodhra, Sirisha, and Neem infused with coconut oil, use this bar instead of a regular bathing bar to stay away from fungal infections. It is completely safe to use in the groin areas also.

2. IAFA AF-7 Cream:

After taking a bath with an AF-7 bar, apply the cream over the affected areas to get rid of fungal infections

3. Arogyavardhini Vati:

These tablets are made of skin wellness and healing herbs that play a key role in healing the groin infectious rashes. These tablets also maintain a healthy liver and support the digestive system.

4. IAFA AF-7 Oil:

When you feel itchy or irritated due to groin rashes, apply the IAFA’S AF-7 oil which is proven to give relief from fungal infections.

Lifestyle Modifications

  • Practice good hygiene
  • Wash the groin area with mild soaps and regular washing helps in preventing dampness and moisture. 
  • Say no to tight-fitting clothes or jeans that can worsen the condition. 
  • Prefer cotton or preferable clothing, especially in summer and humid weather. 
  • Prevent or treat any other associated fungal infections are there. 

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A Quick Wrap-Up

Groin fungal infection is common and it is an easily treatable skin condition. Groin fungal infection is more common in many people, especially in the summer.

IAFA Ayurveda® which is specialized in treating many fungal infections and other kinds of allergies. Dr. Sahil Gupta (Chief Ayurvedic Physician of IAFA Ayurveda®) has around 15+ years of expertise in treating allergies and fungal infections, and can surely help you to get rid of the disease.

Book your online consultation now with Dr. Sahil Gupta for effective ayurvedic treatment of groin infection along with following the above-mentioned natural remedies and lifestyle modifications.

Practicing good hygiene is a must to stay away from any kind of fungal infection. For effective natural and alternative treatment, IAFA Ayurveda® is the best option, schedule consultation now, we await you on the other side.

Dr. Sahil Gupta completed his Bachelor of Ayurveda in Medicine and Surgery (B.A.M.S.) and Master’s Degree in Health Administration (MHA) India. He is Registered Ayurvedic Doctor & Vaidya in India having Registration No. 23780. He is the CEO and founder of IAFA. After completing BAMS, Dr. Sahil Gupta started practicing Ayruveda by giving prime importance to allergic disorders management. He became the first Ayurvedic doctor to cure Food Allergies through Ayurveda. Read More About Dr. Sahil Gupta.

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