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