Swimming Chafing Armpits
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Swimming chafing armpits. Janellen smith told huffpost petroleum jelly can prevent armpits and thighs from chafing. If powder isnt really working for you dont worry. But it can also occur in your underarm area from too much arm swinging. According to michele green a certified dermatologist armpit chafing is caused by a combination of dry skin sweating and friction.
Yeast and bacteria tend to colonize the. As with the talcum powder apply a thin layer to your underarms prior to engaging in activities which provoke chafing. The first day was about 300 350 to get a feel for the area and make plan. This article discusses what you can do to stop chafing whenever you are out running or doing heavy exercise.
Underarm chafing happens when skin rubs against skin or skin against the fabric. I have had two days of ows swim practice. It also goes over how to treat chafing. As professor of dermatology dr.
There are three fundamental types of chafing. We know just how frustrating it can be so weve pulled some of the best ways to prevent and treat chafing so you can be. If the jelly is a bit. Staying hydrated is essential for skin health.
Today i did 10 lenghts back forth across the roped off swimming area. Chafing is a common ailment and complaint among open water swimmers and triathletes. Be sure to drink enough water.