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Chafing: Introduction

Chafing: Skin chafing from friction or rubbing. See detailed information below for a list of 6 causes of Chafing, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Chafing:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Chafing. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Chafing

Home medical tests possibly related to Chafing:

Chafing: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Chafing, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Alternative Treatments for Chafing

Alternative treatments or home remedies that have been listed as possibly helpful for Chafing may include:

Message Boards for Chafing

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Chafing: Animations

Medications or substances causing Chafing:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Chafing as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Chafing: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Chafing may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Chafing

Research the causes of these symptoms that are similar to, or related to, the symptom Chafing:

Misdiagnosis and Chafing

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Chafing: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Chafing: Undiagnosed Conditions

Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:

Definitions of Chafing:

Soreness or irritation of the skin caused by friction
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Organs affected by Chafing:

The list of organs typically affected by Chafing may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Chafing

The list below shows some of the causes of Chafing mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Chafing?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Chafing. Of the 6 causes of Chafing that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 1 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 6 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Chafing:

The following list of conditions have 'Chafing' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Chafing?

Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Chafing, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

Classifications of Chafing:

Medical Conditions associated with Chafing:

Skin rash (461 causes), Skin pain (116 causes), Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Bruising (348 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Skin problems (3422 causes), Bleeding symptoms (1783 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Rash (1165 causes), Skin color changes (2348 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Blood vessel symptoms (480 causes), Circulation symptoms (1579 causes), Trauma-related symptoms (724 causes)

Symptoms related to Chafing:

Skin rash (461 causes), Dry skin (231 causes), Bruising (348 causes), Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Tight clothes, Exercise, Obesity (236 causes), Skin area rubbing together, Poorly fitted bra

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