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This article was medically reviewed by Mona Gohara, M. Or when you get back from Zumba class, the skin under your sports bra straps is burning like crazy. Wearing tight or loose clothing, long-distance running or cycling, hot weather, and having sensitive skin or being overweight can also increase your risk of chafing. The most common signs of skin chafing include itching, red and inflamed skin, burning, stinging, and sometimes even bleeding or swelling. And because raw, moisture-laden skin invites microbial overgrowth, a skin infection can follow.
How to Treat and Prevent Chafing in Your Groin Area and Anywhere Else
Moisture from perspiration, tight clothing, skin creases where chaffing can occur, and the normal proliferation of fungi and bacteria on the skin make the inner groin area a prime location for the development of skin rashes. Several types of rashes can develop in this area, with different characteristics and symptoms. Simple treatments and self-care measures often suffice to clear most types of inner groin rashes.
Most breast rashes have the same causes as rashes occurring elsewhere on the body. Some rashes occur only on the breast. Causes shown here are commonly associated with this symptom.