Having suffered with jock itch for many years, I have recently been told of a quick cure which seems to work for me. Once a day, after washing and drying the affected area, apply a small amount of hand sanitizer to the rash. I have absolutely no doubt in my mind that upon the first application you will probably jump about 3 Sep I have had this infection jock itch on my legs around my balls for years. Powder, preferably one that is made for 'Jock itch'. Jock itch is a fungal infection and it spreads by contact, plus is increased by wet or moist confined and warm surroundings. We've been Jock's side from babyhood to starting mainstream school, and this year the amazing Jock started year 1. Come on the journey with us.