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What helps chafing?

What helps chafing?

Cream or lubricant: Using a moisturizer cream or lubricant (k-y gel) should help well with chafing. ...Read more

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How long does vaginal chafing take to heal?

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. ...Read more

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Is there a way to help my chafed thighs heal?

Is there a way to help my chafed thighs heal?

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 exposure to moisture (sweat) reduces protective skin oils is the cz. Underwear may also contribute by bunching or itself causing friction. Trying different undergarments, applying thick protective skin cream, stop intense activity for a while and see. ...Read more

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How to tell if i'm having jock itch or chafing?

How to tell if i'm having jock itch or chafing?

Appearance: Tinea cruris / jock itch has a fairly sharp border. Chafing is multiple small lesions. Jock itch is easily managed with topical tolnaftate and prevented by good hygiene, including staying dry and not re-using towels. ...Read more

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Every time i start chafing, i notice one or two cyst apear is this normal?

Every time i start chafing, i notice one or two cyst apear is this normal?

Not sure: where you are "chafing" but rubbing the skin does NOT usually result in cysts!
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Will neosporin help with chafing near vaginal area ?

Will neosporin help with chafing near vaginal area ?

Possibly: You could give it a try. It is really for superficial skin infections. You could also use lotion or some mild sort of healing ointment like A and D ointment. Don't use vaseline as it can block pores and set you up for a yeast infection. ...Read more

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I am overweight. Why do I have black marks between my thighs after chafing?

I am overweight. Why do I have black marks between my thighs after chafing?

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. Best treatment is to stop the chafing with weight loss, but covering the skin (pants or stockings) will also reduce the problem. ...Read more

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Can a womans vagina chafe?

Can a womans vagina chafe?

Yes: Especially if she has very little in the way of secretions. ...Read more

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How do I lighten the dark skin on my inner thighs due to chafing?

How do I lighten the dark skin on my inner thighs due to chafing?

Skin lightening: There are the otc products like meladerm cream, dermology skin brightener and skin bright skin brightener that work welll. There is also kojic acid, ambi fade cream, palmers fade cream, and others. Your dermatologist can write for a stronger bleaching cream called hydroquinone. ...Read more

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Anytime I sweat down there I start to chafe! what can I use to stop chaffing?

Try: Try zeasorb af powder. If this does not work then see your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation. ...Read more

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I recently notice that my vagina as been very wet , and causing to chafe. What is happening to me ?

It is normal : It is probably normal due to increased secretions from the glands in cervix and vagina.As long as there is no discharge and it is discolored you don't have to worry .But if there are other concerns check with your doctors. ...Read more

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I have what I think is a chafed vagina.. The pain is starting to go away but it still looks rough down there. How long does it take to heal?

I have what I think is a chafed vagina.. The pain is starting to go away but it still looks rough down there. How long does it take to heal?

Better see doctor: You don't provide enough information. If you had vigorous sex and are now a bit sore, probably nothing is wrong and the discomfort will clear up in a couple of days. Otherwise, itching or irritation is most commonly caused by yeast infection, but other things are possible, such as herpes if you are sexually active. If older (e.g. post menopausal), maybe low estrogen. Best see a doctor about this. ...Read more

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Best underwear to prevent chafing in men? What brand should I buy and what to do to prevent chafing? 24yr old male about 196pounds 5^9: height

Best underwear to prevent chafing in men? What brand should I buy and what to do to prevent chafing? 24yr old male about 196pounds 5^9: height

Brief boxer : Any cotton brief boxer, may use a powder as well if alot of sweating during the day and may need to change during the day if you are staying wet. I hope this helps and you are well. ...Read more

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How to get rid of groin chafing?

See below : Any type of diaper rash ointment works well - as long as there's zinc oxide in it. Also, aquaphor works well. Both of them work to prevent and to help heal. ...Read more

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What's a fast cure for chafing on inner thigh i'm a contractor so i sweat a lot and its a pain?

What's a fast cure for chafing on inner thigh i'm a contractor so i sweat a lot and its a pain?

Friction cz's sores: The most likely reason for your problem is a combination of your sweating which reduces the natural lubrication of the skin and thus increases the risk of damage as well as the friction from your thighs rubbing. You need to consider wearing undergarments that completely cover these areas like boxer briefs, apply powder to the areas to absorb moisture/reduce the friction, and skin cream after work. ...Read more

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Recently had chafing on my vagina due to rough foreplay. Is there any way to make heal faster? How can I keep the area dry?

Recently had chafing on my vagina due to rough foreplay. Is there any way to make heal faster? How can I keep the area dry?

Abstain sexually: Cotton boxer undergarments, spend 10-15 minutes on foreplay until both you and your partner are wet, changes positions, communicate and OK to use a light application of vaseline to the chaffed area. Give it 1 week. ...Read more

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Some skin on the side of my penis got chafed raw. It heals with sensitive pink skin (that chafes again easily) but will it ever get back to normal?

Some skin on the side of my penis got chafed raw. It heals with sensitive pink skin (that chafes again easily) but will it ever get back to normal?

Most likely...: It isn't a skinned knee, but if you picture that it might help. First after scrape is pink / thin / delicate skin that is easily reinjured. Then over time (up to few weeks) it strengthens to normal. If it's been much longer, then should see dr, as might be fungal infection or other issue present. ...Read more

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Between my legs are chafed and very dry. How to treat this?

Between my legs are chafed and very dry. How to treat this?

Chaffing between leg: My guess is best to lose some weight.

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Why does the thing between my vagina and bum hurt?Could it be chafing?

Why does the thing between my vagina and bum hurt?Could it be chafing?

Not sure: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more

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What can you use for painful chafing along inner thighs and testicles?

Fungal infection: Painful chafing along inner thighs and scrotum sounds like a fungal infection. Are testes themselves painful? If yes, need to see urologist. If not, likely fungal infection of skin; keeping the area dry and clean will help to rid this issue. If it is not improved with using Miconazole nitrate 2% powder (available over the counter), you should see dermatologist or urologist. ...Read more

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What is a good treatment for chafed, or sweaty worker ass? Real question, pardon my method of word placement.

What is a good treatment for chafed, or sweaty worker ass? Real question, pardon my method of word placement.

Monkey butt: plumber crack all related to sweat and fungal overgrowth I recommend washing the area with a good-dandruff shampoo then apply an anti fungal cream and dust it with an anti fungal powder ...Read more

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I am 22 yrs weighed about 325 pbs, my inner thighs have discolration bumps, boils and chafing in the groin area?

I am 22 yrs weighed about 325 pbs, my  inner thighs  have discolration bumps, boils and chafing in the groin area?

Friction & moisture: This is not an common problem is overweight individuals. Constant friction against clothing and the opposing inner thigh & the increased moisture that comes with it causes chaffing and lead to clogged pores which in turn causes bumps & boils. The discolorations suggests a chronic condition. 100% cotton linen clothing may afford some relief. Weight loss is advised. Topical medications are available. ...Read more

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I have blisters which I went to the doctors about and said it was chafing but I think it now could be impetigo how do I know?

I have blisters which I went to the doctors about and said it was chafing but I think it now could be impetigo how do I know?

Not chaffing: chaffing should not give you blisters.it only is luke a rub burn.
Blisters could mean a virus(herpes)or impetigo
either ways you need to be seen and treated!
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"i was wondering what my boyfriend could use for "galding" "chafing" in between the legs don't have any baby powder can you use flour?

"i was wondering what my boyfriend could use for "galding" "chafing" in between the legs don't have any baby powder can you use flour?

Powder: You could try zeasorb af powder but it would probably be better for him to see a dermatologist for treatment and evaluation. ...Read more