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How To Prevent and Treat Thigh Chafing

What Causes Thigh Chafing? When you walk or run, the skin on the inside of your thighs may rub together, creating friction. Friction can cause damage to the skin, resulting in pain and irritation. Chafing can also occur because of friction between the skin of your thighs and your clothing. For example, large seams can cause friction when they rub up against your skin. The longer you move, the more likely thigh chafing is to occur. Moisture does not cause chafing but it can make it worse by causing the skin to soften, making it more vulnerable to the forces of friction. Therefore, you may be more likely to experience chafing during the summer, when the air is usually more...

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