Etymology

1. intertrigo

noun. chafing between two skin surfaces that are in contact (as in the armpit or under the breasts or between the thighs).

Etymology

  • intertrigo (Latin)

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Example sentences of the word intertrigo


1. Noun, singular or mass
Women with breasts large enough to rest against the skin below and those with diabetes are at increased risk for intertrigo of the breast 3.

2. Verb, past participle
It's also important that the band below the cups is not too tight, which can be very uncomfortable when you have intertrigo.

3. Adjective
If you catch it early, you might be able to treat an intertrigo rash below your breast at home.

4. Verb, base form
Additionally, there are other skin conditions that appear similar to intertrigo** but are treated differently.

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