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Does anyone ells find it difficult at work if you have a job that requires a lot of walking I am a stocker so I run around all night I also work nights so I'm constantly moving and it makes the itching worse 

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    I had a bad flare-up some years back after taking long walks in tight corduroy jeans. It went right down my thighs and triggered an extensive outbreak of psoriasis. I attributed it to the friction. The distinction between LS and psoriasis was blurry, I hadn't yet been diagnosed with LS, although it's now clear I'd had it for forty years.

    You want to be wearing loose cotton pants and very soft cotton undies.

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    Hi I live in a hot country so I find walking difficult. My ideas that have helped a good barrier cream I use johnsons non scented jelly it's a bit like vasaline and spare pair of pants to change if things get a bit sweaty it can irritate the skin. If you don't have any and your undergarments are damp roll up some tissue to put down there to create a dry barrier until you can change your underwear good luck xx 
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    I still try to walk longer distances and go cross country skiing.  I use a fatty cream for the occasion.  At the moment Calendula cream works.  It may change again, but for now it works.  I use a light cotton pad as well, to catch the spill.  Sometimes I wonder what works better:  soft tight sitting pants or loose.  When I wear tighter thermal underwear there is less rubbing.  Experimenting all the time.  
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      Interesting. We're all so different, 'cause I find that tight underwear makes me much sorer - it squashes al the bits together and then they rub. When I'm doing a long walk I find a liberal application of zinc and castor oil cream works well as a lubriant and a sweat barrier.
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      As long as we can find ways to feel comfortable and keep it possible to do the activities we like to do.  I made note of zinc and castor oil cream.  What I also experienced is that LS likes variety.  
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      Agree completely, I find it really helps to keep ringing the changes with different barrier creams.

       

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    I know some women have problems with wearing pads I actually find they stop a lot of the friction for me and as you can change them every loo visit to keep things fresh I find it helps me.  Worth a try if you can manage with them.
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