Skin irritation from rubbing
Definition of Chafing
Chafing is skin irritation that occurs where skin rubs against skin, clothing, or other material.
Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, University of Washington, School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 8/8/2009