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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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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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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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Itchy rash under breasts healthy female 77 years old in good health, applied green tea mixture with tea tree oil topically and got some relief. Have this problem for two weeks. Yesterday i felt warm and in seconds got a heat rash with tingling on both arm

Itchy rash under breasts healthy female 77 years old in good health, applied green tea mixture with tea tree oil topically and got some relief. Have this problem for two weeks. Yesterday i felt warm and in seconds got a heat rash with tingling on both arm

Fungal: Sounds fungal in nature- try some over the counter lotrimin (clotrimazole) crea. If ineffective, you may need to see a doctor to determine the cause. Moist areas in the folds of the body are also at risk for intertrigo- which may be caused by fungus, yeast, bacteria. Keep the area clean and dry and visit your doctor if it does not get better.. ...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

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


Dr. John Chiu
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Skin Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more