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My dh is a long distance runner but is having trouble with chaffing between his legs.

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Carrotsandcelery Tue 23-Aug-11 11:29:32

He has asked me to ask the power of mumsnet if there is a product he can use to prevent this problem, which would last for a 20 mile run, or longer.

Can anyone help or he is doomed to walking funny for evermore?

doughnutty Tue 23-Aug-11 11:43:52

Have you tried lanacane anti-chafing gel?
There is something else but the name escapes me ( something like microglide???) But when the runners (which I am not grin) come along they'll know.

melodyangel Tue 23-Aug-11 11:50:35

My DH uses special sports pants from M and S. They work a treat - apparently.

fishie Tue 23-Aug-11 11:53:52

body glide from running shop. more here

EverSoLagom Tue 23-Aug-11 11:55:47

I second bodyglide, my dh is a cyclist and uses it.

nocake Tue 23-Aug-11 11:58:10

He needs to sort out his clothing and get some lubrication. Body Glide is the best lubrication but I often use vaseline. As for clothing, what does he wear at the moment? Lycra shorts are probably the best option. If you pick a pair without seams round the crotch he can go commando. Or wear some sports underwear, without seams.

Carrotsandcelery Tue 23-Aug-11 12:09:03

Thanks everyone - that is really helpful. smile

MoshiMoshi Tue 23-Aug-11 19:08:49

I second Bodyglide and Vaseline! Not needing either but it seems to be the ones everyone swears by.

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