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Dr. Oscar Novick
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Rash In Neck Folds (Overview)

A rash is a skin condition involving texture or color of skin. In baby's neck creases causes of rash may include intertrigo, atopic dermatitis or seborrhea.


Dr. Oscar Novick
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Rash In Neck Folds (Overview)

A rash is a skin condition involving texture or color of skin. In baby's neck creases causes of rash may include intertrigo, atopic dermatitis or seborrhea.


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My 6 month old baby is having a neck rashes in her skin folds. What's the best treatment for it?

My 6 month old baby is having a neck rashes in her skin folds.  What's the best treatment for it?

Irritation: This sounds like an irritant contact dermatitis. It is likely from the irritation caused by sweat. Do your best to keep the area dry and it will probably improve. If not then you should have your pediatrician have a look. ...Read more

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Treating Skin Allergies (Checklist)

Get tested for food allergies
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How do I treat the rash in my baby’s neck folds?

How do I treat the rash in my baby’s neck folds?

Ointments can help: Until those baby folds turn into more of a neck, this area tends to get irritated due to moisture, sweat, rubbing, and drool. Keep this area protected with your favorite greasy ointment (vaseline, aquaphor) or diaper cream with zinc. This will provide a good barrier and protect skin breakdown. Clean the area gently between applications and during bathing. ...Read more

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Treating Dry Skin (Checklist)

Use moisturizers regularly
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Use mild soap when washing the skin
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Limit overexposure to detergents or soaps
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How do I prevent a recurring rash in my baby’s neck folds?

How do I prevent a recurring rash in my baby’s neck folds?

Candida dermatitis: This is probably candida dermatitis, a common and benign rash caused by a skin yeast infection. You can use an over-the-counter cream called lotrimin (clotrimazole) twice daily for 2 weeks but you should also keep the area as dry as possible since yeast likes dark and damp environments. This is often easier said than done! ...Read more

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Have them removed if needed by a doctor
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What is the definition or description of: Rash in neck folds?

What is the definition or description of: Rash in neck folds?

Rash in neck folds: A rash is a skin condition involving texture or color of skin. In baby's neck creases causes of rash may include intertrigo, atopic dermatitis or seborrhea. ...Read more

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Living with Skin Cancer (Checklist)

Avoid sun exposure between 10 am and 2 pm
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My baby has a rash in her neck folds. What could it be and do I need to put anything on it? 

My baby has a rash in her neck folds. What could it be and do I need to put anything on it? 

Intertrigo: Very common in babies , seen in between folds- neck , armpit areas, groin , behind knees and ears. Due to moisture and irritation . May be mild to very severe (very raw excoriation). Need to keep areas dry. Anti fungal creams usually help. ...Read more

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I got an itchy rash on my neck folds, wrists and a little on my face, what could it be?

I got an itchy rash on my neck folds, wrists and a little on my face, what could it be?

Dermatitis NOS: Dermatitis (not otherwise specified) is a generic term, as rashes over the computer can not really be diagnosed. See a dr. For an evaluation and the proper dx, good luck. ...Read more

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How do I treat the rash in my baby’s neck folds?

Ointments can help: Until those baby folds turn into more of a neck, this area tends to get irritated due to moisture, sweat, rubbing, and drool. Keep this area protected with your favorite greasy ointment (vaseline, aquaphor) or diaper cream with zinc. This will provide a good barrier and protect skin breakdown. Clean the area gently between applications and during bathing. ...Read more

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How do I prevent a recurring rash in my baby’s neck folds?

Candida dermatitis: This is probably candida dermatitis, a common and benign rash caused by a skin yeast infection. You can use an over-the-counter cream called lotrimin (clotrimazole) twice daily for 2 weeks but you should also keep the area as dry as possible since yeast likes dark and damp environments. This is often easier said than done! ...Read more

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Treating a Skin Abscess (Checklist)

Clean the wound thoroughly
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My 4 month old has a shiny red rash in the folds of his neck and i'm not sure why? He is chubby and sweaty a lot...

My 4 month old has a shiny red rash in the folds of his neck and i'm not sure why? He is chubby and sweaty a lot...

Intertrigo: There are diseases with results of this redness. The main one is called intertrigo, and is a macerative effect. By that i mean that the the skin swells almost like dishpan hands. When it takes up enough water then it starts to slough and get irritated. We used to say that the best cure for this is to "hug an air-conditioner."! keeping cool does help but seeing a dermatologist may be necessary. ...Read more

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Been experiencing reddish rash in skin folds, inner part of arms and thigh areas. Slight elevation in rash. My neck have a rash as well with bumps in ?

Been experiencing reddish rash in skin folds, inner part of arms and thigh areas. Slight elevation in rash. My neck have a rash as well with bumps in ?

Dermatologist: See a dermatologist. Your eruption occurs in areas of friction. Yeast infections occur in these intertriginous areas, but neck involvement is usually not seen with yeast infections. Since you have such scattered involvement you should be examined for diagnosis and treatment. ...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


Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more