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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
36 years experience Wound care
Reduce Friction: Skin is the major protection of our delicate internal tissues from a harsh environment, it is susceptible to injury itself. Friction and constant expo ... Read More

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Appearance: Tinea cruris / jock itch has a fairly sharp border. Chafing is multiple small lesions. Jock itch is easily managed with topical tolnaftate and prevent ... Read More
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A 13-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Chafing: You can apply vaseline petroleum jelly or a skin moisturizer.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. You Sung Sang
31 years experience Gastroenterology
Topical: Try topical ointments, aloe wipes, talcum powder.
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A female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
Not sure: where you are "chafing" but rubbing the skin does NOT usually result in cysts! Ask again with more detail or obtain full consultation (with attached i ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
Cream or lubricant: Using a moisturizer cream or lubricant (k-y gel) should help well with chafing.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christina Sebestyen
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Less than a week: Usually less than a week. Try a daily sitz bath. Otherwise, try to stay cool and dry. Loose fitting clothes, cotton panties, no pantiliners.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Skin oils: Skin oils can accumulate in the areas of skin that are rubbing together and create darkening. Vigorous scrubbing of the skin may reduce the coloring. ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Be real: Earthboy, you should take this forum seriously.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
37 years experience Family Medicine
See doctor: and have it checked, diagnosed and treated, Could be yeast or fungal or bacteria, infection among other causes.

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