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Skin between breasts peeling, what's wrong?

Skin between breasts peeling, what's wrong?

Sorry, can't : Diagnose this site unseen. Recommend dermatological assessment to determine the cause. ...Read more

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Both breasts very itchy underneath, sides. And near nipples. No rash. Both a little tender. What could cause this?

Both breasts very itchy underneath, sides. And near nipples. No rash. Both a little tender. What could cause this?

Hormonal /dermatitis: I would first suspect some type of allergic dermatitis, perhaps to a new laundry detergent, or some new clothing, towels, creams, perfume, etc. Also look at hormonal changes, and possibly a side effect from medication. Tenderness often accompanies menstrual cycle and pregnancy, which alter the hormonal conditions. If none of these seem appropriate and it lasts more than a few days, see your MD. ...Read more

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Why is the skin between my breasts peeling?

Why is the skin between my breasts peeling?

Intertrigo?: One common cause of redness and peeling is a condition called intertrigo, which is an inflammation of the body folds, in warm, moist areas. The main treatment is to keep the area as dry as possible. ...Read more

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Rash between upper thighs. Itchy at times?

Rash between upper thighs. Itchy at times?

Dermatitis: Could be contact dermatitis, tinea cruris or just good ole heat rash! you would be better seeing an md than worrying all the time! regards! ...Read more

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Red rash between buttocks and itchy anal?

Red rash between buttocks and itchy anal?

Itchy behind: If you are using perfumed toilet paper, you may be allergic to the perfume.Quite possibly may not be wiping properly. ...Read more

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My breast are tendered and my nipples itch. Why?

My breast are tendered and my nipples itch. Why?

Skin,infection: If the skin is irritated it could be rash from laundry detergent or fabric softener, if however the skin is normal than this coukd represent tenderness of breast tissue which coukd be due to hormones. See your doctor re blood tears and exam for polycywtic ovaries. ...Read more

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Why are my breast sore with itchy nipples?

Why are my breast sore with itchy nipples?

Tricky: dermatologic conditions are hard to discuss without seeing them. Yeast infection (generally with redness) infection (generally looks like boils), pregnancy, hormonal changes inc menopause. ...Read more

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Itchy, scaly flaky nipple, on only one nipple? More recently slight red patchy skin around areola aswell. What could it be?

Nipple rash: Nipples and areolae can get dry and irritated easily, especially in fall and winter. Runners can get irritated nipples also. Gentle skin care and moisturizing is very important. If switching to a non-soap cleansing bar and moisturizing with petrolatum doesn't help, you may need prescription treatment. Please see your dermatologist. There are other nipple/areola conditions that need to be ruled out. ...Read more

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Left nipple itching for a month. began with eczema of areola and now nipple enlarged w/ dermatitis appearance. Soreness behind nipple. ?

Left nipple itching for a month. began with eczema of areola and now nipple enlarged w/ dermatitis appearance. Soreness behind nipple. ?

Need to examine: While the risk is low, the symptoms you described are of concern for a particular type of breast cancer. It would be prudent to see a doctor to get it checked out. Wish you good health. ...Read more

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Rash in between butt cheeks ?

Rash in between butt cheeks
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Rash: This is either a skin eruption from heat and moisture, or a yeast. In either case, hygiene, drying, and air exposure is essential. Can apply otc anti fungal and cortaid (hydrocortisone). ...Read more

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Red, dry, and hot (not itchy or painful) 10cm-diamater rashes on my mid-outer thighs. Irregular shape is identical on both thighs.

Red, dry, and hot (not itchy or painful) 10cm-diamater rashes on my mid-outer thighs. Irregular shape is identical on both thighs.

Needs exam: red and hot is either hives or abscess formation; however, you will need to submit a photo and I suggest and examination: cannot actually be answered here without a picture or exam. ...Read more

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Red itchy bumps between your thighs after having sex, what are they?

Red itchy bumps between your thighs after having sex, what are they?

See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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My breasts have been itchy the past 2 weeks. What could make breasts itch?

Many things.: If your bra is new, you could be allergic to the material, or to chemicals that are sometimes applied to new clothes. If you're using a new soap, or clothes detergent, or fabric softener, or applying a new cologne, it could be any of those. If none of those possibilities fit, let a dermatologist examine you - you may have a subtle rash that will lead to the answer. ...Read more

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Pregant, itchy skin and horribible rash like skin in between my thighs..Help!?

Pregant, itchy skin and horribible rash like skin in between my thighs..Help!?

Inguinal rash: Moist areas are common sites for skin fungal infections. You could try otc topical creams such as lotramin (read label and precautions). If you don't improve, let your ob-gyn know. The accurate diagnosis of a rash requires a physicial exam. ...Read more

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Painful bumpy rash under my breast. Only when I wear underwire bra. Allergy?

Painful bumpy rash under my breast. Only when I wear underwire bra. Allergy?

Possibilities: I agree w the 2 other answers you received. However, direct contact with metal is not common. If the bra is worn out it could expose the underwire. However there is a thick cloth channel surrounding it & the wire is coated in plastic. The underwire can actually break. Yeast infections are not uncommon & excessive pressure from the wire against skin can be problematic. ...Read more

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