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Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more


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I have a rash under my arms, beside each breast. As i'm having candida overgrowth issues, i wonder if they could be linked. Or is it just dry skin?

I have a rash under my arms, beside each breast. As i'm having candida overgrowth issues, i wonder if they could be linked. Or is it just dry skin?

Possible: Candida likes warm, moist areas. If you feel that yeast is "out of control" you might want to discuss this with your doctor to find out if there is an underlying reason why. ...Read more

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What does a candida rash look like?

What does a candida rash look like?

There are many : Examples at this site: http://www.Bing.Com/images/search?Q=candida+rash;form=hdrsc2 click on each photo to ensure it is a candida rash. ...Read more

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What is the cause of infant candida rash?

What is the cause of infant candida rash?

Candida: Candida rash usually occurs in moist areas (diaper area) -- prevention is key -- frequent diaper changes and thorough toweling after bath -- treatment is often through an antifungal cream. ...Read more

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I'm just wondering, if you have a candida rash does that mean you have candida yeast overgrowth?

I'm just wondering, if you have a candida rash does that mean you have candida yeast overgrowth?

Sure, but: You have a candida overgrowth where you have the rash. It doesn't mean you have a yeast problem anywhere else in your body. Just treat the rash. ...Read more

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Rash under breasts(candida)?

Rash under breasts(candida)?

Probably.: That's the most likely cause, yes. Try an otc antifungal cream, and keep the area as dry as possible with talcum powder. If that doesn't work, you'll need to see a dermatologist, but it probably will. Recurrences are common. ...Read more

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Rash under breasts--candida?

Rash under breasts--candida?

Probably.: That's the most likely cause, yes. Try an otc antifungal cream, and keep the area as dry as possible with talcum powder. If that doesn't work, you'll need to see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for infant candida rash?

What is the best treatment for infant candida rash?

Micatin, (miconazole)lotrimin: Mkcatin or lotrimin (clotrimazole) will work on candida. To prevent recurrences clean area with dilute vinegar solution- teaspoon of vinegar in 8 ounces of water. ...Read more

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Can you get a candida rash on the palms of your hands?

Can you get a candida rash on the palms of your hands?

No: Fungal rashes on the hands are unusual, and when they occur, they're not due to candida but to dermatophytes (skin fungi). ...Read more

Yeast (Definition)

Any of various unicellular fungi of the genus saccharomyces, especially s. Cerevisiae, reproducing by budding and from ascospores and capable ...Read more


Candida (Definition)

Is a type of fungus which normally lives in small amounts on mucus membranes. An overgrowth of candida in the mouth produces a condition called 'thrush'. This is often triggered ...Read more