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Doctor insights on: Mild Chafing

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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

Chafing (Definition)

Chafing is skin irritation because of something rubbing against the skin, such as from clothing or sports equipment. Helpful ideas include avoiding rough clothing, wearing 100\% cotton fabric, cutting off clothing tags, or changing to different types of sports clothes and sports activities to decrease the rubbing on ...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 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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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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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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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