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Dr. Luis Taylor
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. Hi. Im 31, healthy, no allergies. For a few weeks now I've noticed small, red, itchy bumps between and under my breasts. Any ideas?

Dr. Luis Taylor
Board Certified, Pulmonology
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. Hi. Im 31, healthy, no allergies. For a few weeks now I've noticed small, red, itchy bumps between and under my breasts. Any ideas?

Possibly yeast/fungi: Clean daily with dilute vinegar and apply OTC Desenex anti-fungal powder. However, best to see your dermatologist. ...Read more

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Dr. J Ricardo Loret De Mola
Board Certified, Fertility Medicine
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I had my gallbladder removed 4 days ago and I have a bunch of small red itchy bumps on my stomach between my breasts and belly button. What is this?

Dr. J Ricardo Loret De Mola
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I had my gallbladder removed 4 days ago and I have a bunch of small red itchy bumps on my stomach between my breasts and belly button. What is this?

Reaction: This may be a reaction to the medications during surgery, medications you are taking now or the antiseptic solution used at the time of surgery most likely. Call your md and ask to be seen if this does not clear. ...Read more

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Dr. John Despain
Board Certified, Dermatology
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I have small red very itchy bumps between my breasts. And within the last 3 days of having them, they've become more itchy. What are they, what to do?

Dr. John Despain
Board Certified, Dermatology
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I have small red very itchy bumps between my breasts. And within the last 3 days of having them, they've become more itchy. What are they, what to do?

Heat rash: Possibly what we call miliaria, a heat rash. Try rubbing alcohol and if not successful see a derm. ...Read more

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Dr. John Chiu
Board Certified, Allergy and Immunology
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Red itchy rash under breast and groin area it looks like sun burn with bumps. I'm itchy all over but no rash other then those areas. What can this be?

Dr. John Chiu
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Red itchy rash under breast and groin area it looks like sun burn with bumps. I'm itchy all over but no rash other then those areas. What can this be?

Yeast infection?: If you are overweight, the areas under the breasts, the love handle, and the groin are more susceptible to candida infection. If this applies to you, try to keep these areas dry by using antiperspirant . In the meanwhile try some anti-fungal cream on the areas for a few days. If still not improved after a week, see you doctor. For overweight people, losing some weight should be a long-term goal. ...Read more

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Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
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I have itchy bumps all over my body except my legs, face and arms.They vary in size and some are peeling , most are near my breast stomach and back.

Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
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I have itchy bumps all over my body except my legs, face and arms.They vary in size and some are peeling , most are near my breast stomach and back.

Rashes need doctors: It's really impossible to diagnose or treat a rash without a good history and a visual exam to see what it looks like. This rash sounds extensive and it sounds like you've had it awhile. See a dermatologist for the most accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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Dr. John Chiu
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What can be causing a red itchy rash under breasts?

Dr. John Chiu
Board Certified, Allergy and Immunology
52 years in practice
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Fungal? : You may have problem with a candida (yeast ) infection especially if your breasts are quite large and you sweat a lot. Other potential but less likely cause would be a contact allergy to material used in your bra. ...Read more

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Dr. Debra Atkins
Board Certified, Dermatology
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Why would i get a red itchy rash on my belly and breasts?

Dr. Debra Atkins
Board Certified, Dermatology
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Why would i get a red itchy rash on my belly and breasts?

Thanks for asking!: Red itchy rash on belly and breast... Need to ask some questions to help get you more information. How tall are you? How much do you weight? (this tells me your bmi) also, is it related to heat and sweat in the area? Is it always there? Does it itch? Get back with these and i will try and answer. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Klein
Board Certified, Allergy and Immunology
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Large red itchy rash over both breasts tried ant fungal cream not worked appears to be spreading?

Dr. Thomas Klein
Board Certified, Allergy and Immunology
36 years in practice
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?impetigo: It could be an infection. I recommend that you see your doctor or a dermatologist for a diagnosis. You may need an antibiotic. ...Read more

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Dr. Anthony Leazzo
Board Certified, Family Medicine
18 years in practice
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Red, itchy rash on chest under breast after working out or sweating

Dr. Anthony Leazzo
Board Certified, Family Medicine
18 years in practice
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Fungus: Most likely a fungal infection from the warmth and moisture between the breast and chest wall. See your doctor for an anti fungal cream. ...Read more

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