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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
Topical: Try topical ointments, aloe wipes, talcum powder. ...Read more
where you are "chafing" but rubbing the skin does NOT usually result in cysts!
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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
Be real: Earthboy, you should take this forum seriously. ...Read more
Vaseline: Vaseline helps.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
Try: Try zeasorb af powder. If this does not work then see your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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
I recently notices my vagina as been very wet, and causing me chafe what is happening to me? And what is best thing to use for the chafing
Wet?: Try finding out the cause of increase moisture. ...Read more
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
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
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
What is a good treatment for chafed, or sweaty worker ass? Real question, pardon my method of word placement.
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
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 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
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