Dermatology/Vulva irritation

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So I just got back from camping today. Yesterday I went on a hike and when we got done and came back I had noticed that my vulva felt uncomfortable and burning near the bottom. I was wondering if it is irritated because I did wear nylon underwear which were sort of tight and I did sweat during the hike. Thank you.

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You have what is called an intertrigo. When you sweat and the skin gets moist there is more friction and thus a rash. In our clinic we would treat the area with a prescription called Vytone Cream.  With the swearing and the tight underwear the skin became irritated.

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