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How can I get rid of the prickly heat rash beneath my breasts and on my inner thighs?

How can I get rid of the prickly heat rash beneath my breasts and on my inner thighs?

Baby oil: The wettness from your sweat causes dry, irritated skin. Apply baby oil everyday. This will protect your skin from the wettness. You can also place kleenex under your breasts and change them frequently. ...Read more

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Heat Rash (Definition)

The medical term is miliaria. A heat rash is a skin irritation that typically occurs during hot or humid weather. It results when sweat ducts are blocked, and sweat builds up under the skin. Symptoms of a heat rash include small red bumps and vesicles that ...Read more


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Can advantan ointment be used for red rash under breasts(probably heat rash as it is not always itchy or spreading)-is it ok to use it on heat rash?

Can advantan ointment be used for red rash under breasts(probably heat rash as it is not always itchy or spreading)-is it ok to use it on heat rash?

Possibly but: Since the problem is more likely from a fungal infection (monilial), a topical anti-fungal cream would work better although Advantan may mask the inflammation temporarily. Once the rash has cleared, consider applying anti-perspirant (unscented) under the breasts as a preventive measure. ...Read more

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I've a red rash between my breasts it's dry & peeling & at times itchy. At 1st I thought heat rash due to large breasts & was really hot but now cold?

I've a red rash between my breasts it's dry & peeling & at times itchy. At 1st I thought heat rash due to large breasts & was really hot but now cold?

Possible Yeast: It could possibly be skin yeast. You could try an over the counter preparation to see if it helps. If it does not improve, and certainly if it gets worse, you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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Heat rash in between thighs, treatment?

Heat rash in between thighs, treatment?

Need to see it: but you can try corn starch and desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) to start with and make appointment to see dermatologist ...Read more

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A rash started in my inner thighs, now it's all over my behind, back + shoulders. Starts like goosebumps then looks like a heat rash. Doesn't itch.

A rash started in my inner thighs, now it's all over my behind, back + shoulders. Starts like goosebumps then looks like a heat rash. Doesn't itch.

See below: You need to seek medical attention soon as this rash is spreading as it could be allergic, infectious, or even autoimmune in origin. ...Read more

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I have a pain on my inner thigh on the skin. It feels like almost like a heat rash kind of thing but there is no visible presence of anything. Ideas?

I have a pain on my inner thigh on the skin. It feels like almost like a heat rash kind of thing but there is no visible presence of anything. Ideas?

Rash: Usually heat rash is visible. Jock itch ( fungal infection in the groin area) can present itself like that too. Usually that rash is more itchy than painful. I would suggest, trying OTC antifungals powder and seeing a doc if it does not go away in 1 week. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of bumps on inner thigh its like a heat rash?

How do you get rid of bumps on inner thigh its like a heat rash?

Keratosis Pilaris: Keratosis pilaris (kp) is a very common skin disorder affecting many people of all ages. Kp is a benign condition that presents as numerous small, rough, red, or tan bumps primarily around hair follicles on the upper arms, legs, buttocks, and sometimes cheeks. Kp creates a "goose bumps, " "gooseflesh, " or "chicken skin" appearance on the skin. Try cerave sa which is otc. ...Read more

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I get heat rash or chafed between my legs on my inner thighs so bad i can hardly walk. How do I prevent this from happening?

I get heat rash or chafed between my legs on my inner thighs so bad i can hardly walk. How do I prevent this from happening?

Chafing: Skin chafing should be treated, so don't ignore it. Gently clean the chafed area with water and dry it thoroughly. After cleaning the area, apply a substance like petroleum jelly or hydrocortisone. If the area is very painful, swollen, bleeding, or crusted, your health care provider may recommend a stronger topical steroid. Zeasorb powder helps prevent chafing and is otc. ...Read more

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Entire body feels as if it's burning, bumps all over my skin including stomach, thighs and arms. I think it's heat rash, but what can I do to cure it?

Entire body feels as if it's burning, bumps all over my skin including stomach, thighs and arms. I think it's heat rash, but what can I do to cure it?

Doctor can evaluate: Rashes are hard to describe in words. Usually, a doctor has to look at a rash to see what it might be. For common rashes such as eczema, mild reactions to plants or chemicals, excessive dryness, or little itchy bumps, over-the-counter Hydrocortisone 1% cream for 1 week, usually helps. A doctor can help figure out the cause, look for internal disorders, and decide if Claritin (loratadine) or zyrtec would help. ...Read more

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What method is there to get rid of the heat rash on my chest?

What method is there to get rid of the heat rash on my chest?

Assessment.: This rash would likely need to be examined and more history obtained to be able to provide you with useful input about the diagnosis or possible treatment. ...Read more

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Skin Rash (Definition)

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Rash (Definition)

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