Male chafing and what you can do about it

Cadence Loh
·Lifestyle Editor
·2-min read

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If you have suffered the pain of inner thigh chafing before, you will understand the itchiness, redness, swelling, and the burning sensation that come with it. In severe cases, blisters and even boils may develop. While chafing is a fact of life especially for those who lead an active lifestyle due to the constant rubbing of the inner thighs combined with the exposure to sweat, there are plenty of ways to prevent it.

Incorporate these lifestyle changes to avoid getting the rashes:

(1) Keep areas prone to chafing dry.

(2) Avoid crossing your legs.

(3) Use antiperspirant on the inner thighs to prevent moisture.

(4) Reapply body oil, lotion, petroleum jelly, or powder that contains cornstarch on potential areas throughout the day to avoid any friction.

(5) Make sure to wear only breathable fabrics.

(6) Did you also know that ill-fitting clothes increase the chances of skin irritation due to friction? Undergarments that cover a portion of the thighs may help.

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