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What is rash in neck folds

A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Rash in neck folds: A rash is a skin condition involving texture or color of skin. In baby's neck creases causes of rash may include intertrigo, atopic dermatitis or seb... Read More
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Dr. Letrinh Hoang
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Oil: Moisture in the neck folds causes maceration of the skin. Do not use powder because although it can absorb some moisture, it can also build up and ex... Read More
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Dr. Jason Perkel
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Candida dermatitis: This is probably candida dermatitis, a common and benign rash caused by a skin yeast infection. You can use an over-the-counter cream called lotrimin... Read More
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Apply baby powder: Babies often get neck rashes from wetness, due to sweat, saliva, and milk getting into the neck's skin folds. If applying baby powder doesn't solve t... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology 46 years experience
Common causes...: ...Include atopic dermatitis (a type of eczema), seborrheic dermatitis, or a yeast infection. There are other less-probable possibilities as well. Wit... Read More
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Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics 43 years experience
Rash on neck: A rash in the folds of the neck of an infant is often caused by moisture and skin touching skin. It is one of several possibilities intertrigo, atopic... Read More
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Dr. Charlene Sojico
Pediatrics 43 years experience
Intertrigo: Very common in babies , seen in between folds- neck , armpit areas, groin , behind knees and ears. Due to moisture and irritation . May be mild to ver... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 59 years experience
OK: It is beneficial for dry skin and eczema. In the folds of the neck there may be an intertrigo. You might also try clotrimazole or miconazole cream or ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Schwarzman
Emergency Medicine 46 years experience
Could be a localized allergic reaction but more often than not it is hard to determine a specific cause for minimal rashes like you have described . ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Bark
Dermatology 51 years experience
Intertrigo: There are diseases with results of this redness. The main one is called intertrigo, and is a macerative effect. By that i mean that the the skin swel... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
Dermatologist: See a dermatologist. Your eruption occurs in areas of friction. Yeast infections occur in these intertriginous areas, but neck involvement is usually ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Stricker
Dermatology 28 years experience
Depends: Rashes can be tricky, and require a thorough history and physical examination to properly treat. He needs to see a dermatology provider.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 60 years experience
Rash on neck: You could be allergic to your shampoo or other hair products. You could be perspiring, you could have an infectious rash or you could have a rash seco... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Many possibilities: Rash spots can be from many causes, such as: hives, viral infections, non-viral infections, medication causes, hot-tub rashes, heat rashes, reactions... Read More
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