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Dr. Antoanella Calame Dr. Calame
Dermatology
15 years in practice
UC San Diego School of Medicine
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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

Dr. John Chiu
2,632 doctors shared insights

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. Joseph Eastern Dr. Eastern
Dermatology
40 years in practice
UC San Francisco School of Medicine
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Rash under breasts(candida)?

Rash under breasts(candida)?

Probably.: That's the most likely cause, yes. Try an otc antifungal cream, and keep the area as dry as possible with talcum powder. If that doesn't work, you'll need to see a dermatologist, but it probably will. Recurrences are common. ...Read more

Dr. Joseph Eastern Dr. Eastern
Dermatology
40 years in practice
UC San Francisco School of Medicine
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Rash under breasts--candida?

Rash under breasts--candida?

Probably.: That's the most likely cause, yes. Try an otc antifungal cream, and keep the area as dry as possible with talcum powder. If that doesn't work, you'll need to see a dermatologist. ...Read more

Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis Dr. Lewis
Family Medicine
34 years in practice
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
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I'm pregnant and can thre be rash under breasts?

I'm pregnant and can thre be rash under breasts?

See below: A rash can occur under the breasts even if you're not pregnant. May be simple prickly heat. Heat, darkness, & moistness provide all the conditions for fungus to grow. Tx involves keeping area dry with talcum powder (not corn starch!) or powdered athletes' foot spray), changing damp clothing, using antifungal spray or cream (like lamisil) until rash gone for a week. In summer heat, rash can recur. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Fisher Dr. Fisher
Dermatology
28 years in practice
Morehouse School of Medicine
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Does anyone get rash under breasts from heat?

Does anyone get rash under breasts from heat?

Intertrigo: Intertrigo (intertriginous dermatitis) is an inflammatory condition of skin folds, induced or aggravated by heat, moisture, maceration, friction, and lack of air circulation. Intertrigo frequently is worsened or colonized by infection, which most commonly is candidal but also may be bacterial, fungal, or viral. Intertrigo commonly affects the axilla, perineum, inframammary creases, and abdominal f. ...Read more

Dr. Michelle Chambers Dr. Chambers
Dermatology
35 years in practice
Wayne State University School of Medicine
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How do I get rid of red rash under breasts?

How do I get rid of red rash under breasts?

Keep skin dry: Try to keep the skin dry. Use a anti fungal as it could be yeast. If this does not help try 1% Hydrocortisone but not every day as it can contribute to the yeast and cause thinning of the skin. ...Read more

Dr. Mika Hiramatsu Dr. Hiramatsu
Pediatrics
28 years in practice
UC San Francisco School of Medicine
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How do you cure sweat rash under breast area?

How do you cure sweat rash under breast area?

Keep dry and try med: Try an antiperspirant (you may need a prescription, like drysol), and an over-the-counter antifungal like clotrimazole. Yeast lives on everyone's skin but particularly likes areas that are warm and moist. Good luck. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu Dr. Chiu
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
53 years in practice
University of Vermont College of Medicine
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What can be causing a red itchy rash under breasts?

What can be causing a red itchy rash under breasts?

Fungal? : You may have problem with a candida (yeast ) infection especially if your breasts are quite large and you sweat a lot. Other potential but less likely cause would be a contact allergy to material used in your bra. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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What to do if I have rash on breast that doesn't itch?

What to do if I have rash on breast that doesn't itch?

Breast 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

Dr. Morris Westfried Dr. Westfried
Dermatology
42 years in practice
Yale University School of Medicine
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Could you please help rash under breasts?

Could you please help rash under breasts?

Yeast: Yeast infection from fri tion and seating is common in that location. Micatin (miconazole) or lotrimin cream followed by diaper paste will help .For resistant cases oral antiyeqst medication - diflucan. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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I have weird rash under breasts, should I be concerned?

I have weird rash under breasts, should I be concerned?

It could be : A fungal infection. Get it checked by your physician so that it can be properly treated. ...Read more

Dr. Donald Shenenberger Dr. Shenenberger
Dermatology
21 years in practice
University of South Carolina School of Medicine
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Rash under breasts that will not go away - what should I use?

Rash under breasts that will not go away - what should I use?

Rash: It is possible this rash is due to irritation from sweating. However, topical yeast can cause infection in this area also, and the warmth along with the moisture of sweating creates a great environment for the problem to get worse. However, other causes can be possible so having it looked at would be a reasonable plan. ...Read more

Dr. Edward Keuer Dr. Keuer
Dermatology
years in practice
Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
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What is the definition or description of: Rash under breasts?

What is the definition or description of: Rash under breasts?

Intertrigo: Rashes (eruptions) in skin-fold areas are termed "intertrigo" and are caused by moisture, heat, and friction leading to inflammation. Infection (such as Candida yeast or other fungi) can also complicate the situation. Redness or erythema, and sometimes hyperpigmentation or darkening of the skin, is usually seen. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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Is a rash under breasts an early sign of pregnancy?

Is a rash under breasts an early sign of pregnancy?

No it not. Take HPT : Early pregnancy sxs can include: lack of period, breast swelling ; tenderness with darkened areolas, fatigue, increased urination frequency, constipation, bloating, heartburn, backache, cramping, headache, food cravings or aversions, increased sense of smell, enlarged waist, feeling faint/dizzy, mood swings, increased gas, insomnia, gagging more easily ; yawning. ...Read more

Dr. Keith Ramsey Dr. Ramsey
Pediatrics - Adolescent Medicine
32 years in practice
Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific
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What should I do about red watery rash under breast?

What should I do about red watery rash under breast?

Intertrigo: Try mixing Hydrocortisone 1% cream with Clotrimazole cream on your fingers and applying it three times a day for 1-2 weeks. That should clear it up. If not, then have it seen. ...Read more

Dr. Roy Arnold Dr. Arnold
Internal Medicine
43 years in practice
University of Alabama School of Medicine
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Red patchy rash under breast. not itchy nor painful?

Red patchy rash under breast. not itchy nor painful?

Intertrigo: Skin can develop a rash when 2 skin surfaces touch and sweat builds up allowing growth of yeast or bacteria. Treat by keeping area clean and most of all dry. Change sports bra immediately after exercise and shower. Wear good support bra during day and possibly at night. Apply baby powder to area to keep dry. Topical antifungal cream may help, too. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

Dr. Joseph Woods Dr. Woods
Pathology
24 years in practice
State University of New York Upstate Medical University
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How long can Paget's disease rash on breast come and go for ?

How long can Paget's disease rash on breast come and go for ?

Hard to say/depends,: This disease is characterized by a rash in the nipple area that can result in flaky, scaly skin. This and other symptoms tend to come and go, but if there is a rash in the nipple area that does not heal in over one month it would be a good idea to see a doctor for an exam with likely referral to a doctor who specializes in that field. Best of luck. ...Read more

Dr. Richard Horak ii Dr. Horak ii
Internal Medicine
23 years in practice
The Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
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If rash on breast comes and goes for 4 years and it's only comes on one breast is it always Paget's disease . What are the chances it's Paget's. ?

If rash on breast  comes and goes for 4 years and it's only comes on one breast is it always Paget's disease . What are the chances it's Paget's.
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Paget's: Possible. A picture and an exam is worth a thousand words. What other symptoms are you experiencing with the rash. Time to see your PCP. ...Read more

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Dr. Miguel Cano Dr. Cano
Obstetrics & Gynecology
26 years in practice
Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California
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Rash on breast after cyst aspiration?

Rash on breast after cyst aspiration?

Probably the prep: Most cyst aspirations are done with an antiseptic prep, usually betadine. If the rash is not raised, firm, or hot; you can probably just take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and see if it gets better. If you have any signs of infection (drainage, swelling, redness, pain) call your surgeon asap. If the redness worsens, call also. Take care & good luck with your biopsy results. ...Read more

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Dr. Cornelia Franz
1,059 doctors shared insights

Rash (Definition)

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