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Swimming Chafing Armpits

Janellen smith told huffpost petroleum jelly can prevent armpits and thighs from chafing.

Swimming chafing armpits. I have had two days of ows swim practice. Improper stroke mechanics can cause. Be sure to drink enough water. Staying hydrated is essential for skin health.

There are three fundamental types of chafing. As professor of dermatology dr. But it can also occur in your underarm area from too much arm swinging. 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. If powder isnt really working for you dont worry. 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. Yeast and bacteria tend to colonize the.

If sweat irritates your armpits and causes chafing try switching your workouts to a cooler time of day such as evening or early morning. I have found that simple vaseline applied to the leading edge of the armpit works best for me though. Today i did 10 lenghts back forth across the roped off swimming area. It also goes over how to treat chafing.

Chafing is a common ailment and complaint among open water swimmers and triathletes. Underarm chafing happens when skin rubs against skin or skin against the fabric. As with the talcum powder apply a thin layer to your underarms prior to engaging in activities which provoke chafing.