Phenomenal Healing of Tinea Cruris Patient with Homeopathy at Life Force 

Tinea cruris, also known as jock itch, is a common type of contagious, superficial fungal infection. The fungal infection can be observed in the skin of the genitals, inner thighs, and buttocks. 

The Major Symptoms of Tinea Cruris:

The skin rash may appear reddish or brown with flaking, peeling, or cracking of the skin. The patches of skin discoloration are usually observed in the inner thighs, buttocks, and groins. They may be pink, red, tan, or brown. Mild itching is associated with dryness and scaly patches of skin. The aggravation of the skin complaint occurs in hot, sweating, and humid climate.

Causes of Tinea Cruris:

Tinea cruris is a contagious condition and can be transmitted from person to person by skin-to-skin contact or when coming in the contact with a contaminated substance.

Major Risk Factors of Tinea Cruris:

  • Hot and humid weather
  • Increased sweating
  • Hormonal changes
  • Uncontrolled Diabetes 
  • Weakened immune system 


Case Study:

A 21-year-old patient (PIN: 47765) visited Life Force Homeopathy on the 29th of March 2022 for the treatment of his complaint of Tinea cruris. On physical examination (Woods Lamp Examination), dry scaly reddish patches of the skin were observed on his groin and inner thighs which he was suffering from for 3 years. 

And the detailed case taking with the symptom totality was taken. The patient’s complaints had started in the last 3 years, and the patient was now complaining about eruptions in the groins, excessive itching at night, red patches in the groin region, and lesions spreading from the genitals to the folds and inner thigh area. The redness was present in the groin region and inner folds of the thighs. His complaints used to get aggravated at night and on sweating. The details of the drug dependency of the patient were taken. He had been on anti-fungal medicines and cream with no major relief for 2-3 years.

His present and history of the totality of the symptoms were noted down and the constitutional medicines along with research molecules were administered.


Physical Generals:

The patient had an average appetite, and he was having a mixed diet. He likes eating non-veg chicken and spicy food. He doesn't like vegetables.  He stayed at the hostel and had irregular eating habits. He used to drink about 2-3 liters of water daily and had average sweating. He used to take alcohol once a week and had no other habits. He was thermally hot. His bowels are regular and satisfactory. He had no complaints of any urinary symptoms. He enjoyed a sound sleep and used to lie on his back. 

On examination, the patient had a tall physique with BP - 110/80mmhg, Weight -78kgs, and height of 172 cm.


Psychological and Family Make-Up:

He was an MBA student and used to stay at the hostel. The patient's father had a business, and his mother was a housewife staying in Uttar Pradesh. His mentals were also taken. He had a happy childhood, and his parents were supportive. The patient was stressed with studies and exams. He had homesickness. The patient was mild, polite, and gentle with others.

His intellectual sphere was also considered. His memory, intelligence, logic, perception, and analysis all were good.


Self and Family’s Medical History:

The patient had no other illness in the past. Also, he had no major hospital administration. His family’s history was taken. The patient’s father had Diabetes and was on allopathic medicines. The patient’s mother also had Diabetes and was taking allopathic medicines. 
His case was taken in detail. Dr. Shah prescribed research-based homeopathic medicines to the patient.

Advised in detail on the diet to be followed along with the medicines to prevent the further spread of skin complaints. 



The first follow-up was done on 4th May 2022, after 8 weeks of taking homeopathic medicine. At the first follow-up, the patient was better by 40%. The itching reduced and the patches were clearing. The patient said that he was experiencing slight itching and redness. The relief from hyperpigmentation was better. 
On 20th July 2022, when the patient was called for his follow-up, he was better by 60% in relief from all the complaints. No new eruptions were observed. The old eruptions were clearing off. Hyper-pigmentation had reduced slightly. 

On 18th September 2022, the patient was better by 70%. He had no episodes of fungal infection. No itching and no active lesions were present. The patient was overall better and stable. Hyperpigmentation had reduced by 20%. 

On 15th November 2022, the patient was further better. He had no itching and no eruptions. Hyperpigmentation persisted but had reduced. 

On 14th February 2023, the patient was feeling 90% better in his relief from the complaints. His condition was stable. The patient had no eruptions. No itching was present in the old lesions. His lesions had cleared off. His recovery from hyperpigmentation is better by 50%.

The patient was very happy and grateful to Dr Shah at his team of doctors for the support and service during the treatment. 



Homeopathy works extremely well in treating cases of Tinea. Homeopathic medicines prescribed by the totality of both mental and physical symptoms were taken into consideration for the prescribing totality. Thus, the constitutional approach helped in treating the disease from its root cause, thereby ensuring a permanent solution. Homeopathy can help heal Tinea Cruris patients successfully and safely with no side effects.

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