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My 7 yr old son has severe bruising on hisinner thighs inner which he thinks is chafing but when looked they were severe bruises. Is this chafing?
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
My vagina has been burning for about 5 days now. It feels like severe razor burn and even a little chafe. I may have used a rusty razor. Help fix this?
Vaginitis: Vaginal discomfort can be caused by many things such as bacterial or fungal infections. This is now a good time to contact your ob/gyn and have a checkup. ...Read more
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