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Old 04-07-2008, 04:48 PM   #1
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Heat Rash/severe Chafing On Inner Thighs?


Hey guys.
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Hey I have been remodeling for a couple of years but I just signed on as a foreman for a framing crew. I will be working in the heat. I know that in the past I have had real problems with chafing on my inner thighs where the skin rubs together and from sweating. I know some of you guys know what i am talking about.
I have tried baby powder, gold bond cream, vagisil (DONT LAUGH IT WORKS PRETTY GOOD), cortizone, neopsorin etc.
nothing really seems to heal it after it has started.

My question is how did you guys deal with this when you had it? How can I avoid it? What products have you used?

It hasnt kicked in yet and I got a couple more weeks hopefully.

HELP!!!
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Old 04-07-2008, 04:50 PM   #2
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Its not a problem I have, but I am looking forward to the responses you get.

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Hit the gym, lose some weight? I have no idea Sorry!
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The problem is friction on your clothes. You can try to wear more absorbant materials like cotton. Also, one application of any powder or cream will not get you through a hot sweaty day. You will need to apply it several times a day for prevention. I know, I live in the desert and experience this on a regular basis. If you do get it I have used gold bond powder in conjunction with monistat or pain releaf neosporin for really bad ones. Be careful that you keep it clean and baby wipes can be a benifit for helping to keep infection away.

1. Powder up in the mornings.

2. Switch to cotton boxer shorts under your usual pants, loose ones ten to rub more. If you can, change them once per day if you get chafing.

3. When you notice that your inner thighs are sweaty you need to apply more powder. Clean first with baby wipe or wet paper towel, allow to dry a bit and then apply more powder.

The key is to try to keep the area dry so that your skin slides angainst your pants and does not RUB against them, the boxer brief really help, remember COTTON.

Good luck hope this helps you.
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Baby powder, if I'm wearing clothes. In the am.
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Oh yeah, and as necesary during the day.
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Tinactin will help. Or any of the Tinea reducers. Baby powder is quite effective. And a diet!!!!! A little too much meat between them thar legs!!! Under Armor "longs" (not full length, just long style underwear) http://www.underarmour.com/shop/mens...ck/1000669-100 are quite effective! They are tight and prevent skin-to-skin contact! But if you have hairy legs like me..........Itch!


But really! The most important is the Micatin, Cruex, Tinactin, Lamasil, etc.
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the best thing I've found is to get some of the longer legged underwear like the ball players use. boxers help some but the tighter long leg shorts help the most. you can find them at most stores. get the cotton and it will help alot.
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Maybe just a crazy guess here, - - but maybe you're slightly allergic to your laundry detergent, - - and then the rubbing aggravates it. Try a different brand and using a little less.
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Try AMMENS medicated powder. Clears up any chaffing I may get during the day. I put it on liberally after a shower and it clears it up overnight. Once it starts I use it every day!!

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Seriously man thats an easy fix .Just get your self a pair of nylon's...Yes ladies nylons your skin will not rub together and nobody has to know .I personally would cut them off above the knee so you can wear shorts but do what you want.


ps I never had this problem but have recieved some chaffing from working in soaked jeans before if your to much of a man for the nylons go get some of the ( dry fit ) shorts from nike i have a few of those shirts and they are great!!! if they don't have the shorts were you are, buy a shirt and have a pair or two of shorts made out of it.
Your mom wife girlfriend etc should be able to hook you up!!!!
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Seriously man thats an easy fix .Just get your self a pair of nylon's...Yes ladies nylons your skin will not rub together and nobody has to know .I personally would cut them off above the knee so you can wear shorts but do what you want.


ps I never had this problem but have recieved some chaffing from working in soaked jeans before if your to much of a man for the nylons go get some of the ( dry fit ) shorts from nike i have a few of those shirts and they are great!!! if they don't have the shorts were you are, buy a shirt and have a pair or two of shorts made out of it.
Your mom wife girlfriend etc should be able to hook you up!!!!

I guess if he buys into any of this, - - he may as well just eliminate the problem altogether and just wear a skirt to work . . .
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Argo corn starch, works great and cheap too!

I also have some product called "Stops Monkey Butt" works good to but alot higher in price.
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I know exactly what you need. The baby powder and carnstarch may work for a short time, but what you need is Glide. Runners use it to prevent chafing when running. It comes just like deodarant and you just whipe it on. It works perfect for this because it is what it is made for. You can get it at running stores, sports stores, etc. My wife uses it because she's a marathon runner.

http://www.bodyglide.com/
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soak in a bathtub full of kerosene.
back in '89 i was working in nashville and my room mate gaulded real bad.these tenn.bricklayers had him believing he could cure it by doing just that.i havent had this problem since my teen years,maybe it had something to do with what i was doing alot of back then.,anyway,the best cure i found was to take a cool bath,powder the inside of my thighs with cornstarch,lay on my bed bare azz neked,legs spread wide with a fan blowing on my hurt parts.
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"I have had real problems with chafing on my inner thighs where the skin rubs together and from sweating. I know some of you guys know what i am talking about."

don't know what your talking about- I wear pants to work
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Hi Southpaw when I work on the shop fitting every one on the job suffers from this,but its moor like what Dragstripracer calls monkey butt. They leave the heating on 24hrs a day in the shops.Within a couple of days every one on the job is walking around like they just left there horses out side.I go for the medicated powder one of the helpers uses soap for prickly heat!!! the least said the better.Forget the tights all you`ll get with them is propositions and thrush.
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Try this stuff-

http://www.antimonkeybutt.com/

I've seen it at my local Fleet Farm.
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A dustball that`s a killer man an absolute killer!!!!!

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