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I have an itchy rash around my breast area and lower back. Should i be worried?

I have an itchy rash around my breast area and lower back. Should i be worried?

Depends: It is hard to tell even with direct examination but impossible without a more detailed description. Having said that, most rash tends to be transient. However if it lasts more than 2 weeks or gets bothersome enough, see your doctor. ...Read more

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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Red rash under breasts, around arms at shoulders, chest and stomach, seems to be spreading. What could it be?

Red rash under breasts, around arms at shoulders, chest and stomach, seems to be spreading. What could it be?

Rash: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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I have a red rash under breast and around anus?

I have  a red rash under breast and around anus?

May be yeast: Yeast tends to collect in warm moist areas. Keep the areas dry and use anti fungal powders or sprays. Nystatin ointment work better for your bottom. If this fails to help see your doctor. ...Read more

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I am a breastfeeding mom I got a rash on my breast around the nipple area. Red flakey/scaley blotches on skin as well as bright pink nipple.

I am a breastfeeding mom I got a rash on my breast around the nipple area. Red flakey/scaley blotches on skin as well as bright pink nipple.

Mastitis evaluation?: probably nipple cellulitis that you can treat with lanolin or vit e cream along with warm soaks and feed as much as possible. Take your temperature and if it is over 100.4 you may need antibiotics for a mastitis ...Read more

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What causes skin rashes under breasts, etc.?

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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I have several brown bumps on the side of my both breasts and when i often itch them , red rashes appear..What s the cause?

I have several brown bumps on the side of my both breasts and when i often itch them , red rashes appear..What s the cause?

Mastocytosis: Mastocytosis come to mind! unfortunately those darn rashes , mds need to see , feel and touch them! a quick visit to your md will sort out this dilemma ! regards ! ...Read more

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Help! I sweat under my breasts and it leaves my skin with rashes and dark markings. What can I do?

Help!  I sweat under my breasts and it leaves my skin with rashes and dark markings. What can I do?

Yeast: This sounds like a yeast infection, tinea corporis. Best is to use some over the counter antifungal cream and keep the area under the breasts as dry as possible. You can apply the cream and then after a shower, you can pat dry and apply some antifungal powder. Should clear up in a couple of days. ...Read more

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What rashes can you get on your breast?

What rashes can you get on your breast?

Heat Rash: Any rash that you can get on your skin can also happen on the skin of your breast. However, the most common rash seen on the breast is a heat rash that occurs under the breast fold. This occurs from the heat and moisture that is caused by skin on skin contact and is often a sign that a breast reduction may be indicated. ...Read more

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What can cause rashes on the neck, around the breasts and on the handfolds?

What can cause rashes on the neck, around the breasts and on the handfolds?

Multiple agents: Rashes can occur due to irritation from soaps. certain material in the clothes you wear or infection from fungus etc. It can also occur due to other causes. See your PCP that can help identify possible causes and give you some relief. Best wishes Dr M ...Read more

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5'9" 150lbs and 34E breasts. For years I've had back pain and horrible rashes under my breasts. Nothing helps. Would I be a candidate for reduction?

5'9" 150lbs and 34E breasts. For years I've had back pain and horrible rashes under my breasts. Nothing helps. Would I be a candidate for reduction?

Possibly: Most insurance companies base coverage on the Schnur Nomogram that uses Body Surface Area to calculate grams of tissue to be removed. You are 1.82 sq M BSA, so to qualify you would need to have 441 or more grams removed from each breast. Only a board-certified Plastic Surgeon can assess whether or not this would provide an acceptable result. Suggest you schedule a consult. Thanks. ...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