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Dr. John Chiu
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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


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I have a rash between my breast it is sometimes itchy and no matter how much I scrub it won't go away. Picture available

I have a rash between my breast it is sometimes itchy and no matter how much I scrub it won't go away. Picture available

Get eval: Rashes should be diagnosed by exam to assure you get the best and most appropriate treatment. As stated though, it may a fungal infection that are often common in the cleavage or under the breasts, where it can get sweaty. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a rash between my breast raised itchy very itchy I have tried antifungal antibacterial cream no help itss been 5 days?

I have a rash between my breast raised itchy very itchy I have tried antifungal antibacterial cream no help itss been 5 days?

Consult a doctor.: A rash like that may not be anything bad... but you have tried two modalities of treatment with no results. It is good to see a doctor who will identify the rash and treat it appropriately. Sometimes it could be an allergic rash and needs a different way to address that.

Good lucj. ...Read more

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I have a red rash just under my breasts. Not sore or itchy but embarrassing. What is it?

I have a red rash just under my breasts. Not sore or itchy but embarrassing. What is it?

Possible yeast: If it's solid, pink, moist and itchy it is probably yeast, a common infection in large-breasted women. You can try some otv anti fungal creams, those recommended for vaginal yeast infections or athletes foot. If not better within a week see your doc. ...Read more

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I have red rash under my breasts its very hot and itchy I'm also 25 weeks pregnant?

I have red rash under my breasts its very hot and itchy I'm also 25 weeks pregnant?

Intertrigo: You have intertrigo which is usually caused by a yeast infection. Speak to your OB or consult a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have what apears to be a skin rash on my breasts. My skin is very itchy and is now spreadind to my arms. What could it be?

I have what apears to be a skin rash on my breasts. My skin is very itchy and is now spreadind to my arms. What could it be?

Many causes...: Itchy spots can be from many causes, such as: hives, viral infections, other infections, medication causes, hot-tub rashes, heat rashes, reactions to creams / lotions, allergic reactions to various things (including foods), internal disorders (such as kidney disease, auto-immune disease), etc... That means a rash that persists or is worrisome in appearance should be checked by a doctor. ...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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I have had sore, itchy breasts for three months. It's getting worse. Nipples look larger & darker. No rashes. No lumps. Neg hpt. What can cause this?

I have had sore, itchy breasts for three months. It's getting worse. Nipples look larger & darker. No rashes. No lumps. Neg hpt. What can cause this?

Breast evaluation: At age 21 it is highly unlikely that this is a serious condition. You can schedule a visit to have your nipples checked. Weight changes, diet, caffeine intake, ill fitting bras are all causes of nipple itching. There are many nipple creams available at the pharmacy for itching. ...Read more

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Hi there! I have an itchy rash on my chest, it keeps spreading to shoulders and breast. I usually use Fluticasone Propionate 0.005% ointment for rashes but it doesn't help in this case. Also, I moved from EU to the US a year ago. Please help.

Hi there! I have an itchy rash on my chest, it keeps spreading to shoulders and breast. I usually use Fluticasone Propionate 0.005% ointment for rashes but it doesn't help in this case. Also, I moved from EU to the US a year ago. Please help.

Need to be seen: Start with your doctor, who may refer you to a dermatologist, it could very well be a fungal infection. Kindly don't use a strong steroid, prescription strength, medication as fluticasone ointment without doctor's supervision, best wishes ...Read more

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Hi I am having red itchy rashes on the cleavage. I have heavy breast. Doctor prescribed travocort cream. But it does not seem working and getting wors?

Hi I am having red itchy rashes on the cleavage. I have heavy breast. Doctor prescribed travocort cream. But it does not seem working and getting wors?

Request antifungal: Often, a steriod is not sufficient, as yeast is often involved. Especially if the rash is on the underside, where the breast folds onto the underlying skin. If this is so, you might request an antifungal cream, ointment, or powder, and see if this helps. ...Read more

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I feel itchy on my breast some time and I have rash on my breast too?

I feel itchy on my breast some time and I have rash on my breast too?

Breast rash/ itching: Please follow up with your doctor and consider a biopsy. May be fungal infection or bacterial but also a rare form of cancer called inflammatory breast cancer. ...Read more

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I have a rash on my breast its allover, baby has nothing, and I have no other problems just a itchy rash. I changed laundry soap a month ago?

I have a rash on my breast its allover, baby has nothing, and I have no other problems just a itchy rash. I changed laundry soap a month ago?

Suspect laundry soap: Rewash all of your bras with the previous laundry detergent and see it this helps. In the meanwhile, try hydrocortisone cream on the breast to see if this helps. I think certain laundry detergents such as OxyClean too irritating for some people. ...Read more

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I have a rash on my breast, it is small red spots and is itchy. Also a couple larger red spots at the bottom of my breast. Should I be concerned?

I have a rash on my breast, it is small red spots and is itchy. Also a couple larger red spots at the bottom of my breast. Should I be concerned?

Yes and no: Are they painful
any fever
is it first time
how many days
some skin infection
allergy to something you ate
is skin dry
any secretions from rash

best to see skin specialist if it does not go away within a week

you may try calamine lotion, neosporin cream (neomycin and polymyxin b) ...Read more

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I'm breastfeeding and I have this itchy red rash on my breast I've had it for about 3 weeks now?

I'm breastfeeding and I have this itchy red rash on my breast I've had it for about 3 weeks now?

Could be yeast: An itchy red rash sounds like it could be a yeast infection. You can get yeast infections on your skin, in fact they are quite common. You can try some over the counter antifungal cream (clotrimazole would be an example) and see if that alleviates. Otherwise, if that doesn't work, consider some Hydrocortisone cream. If neither works, or your concerned, see your doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have had a red rash on my breast for a few months now. It is really itchy and doesn't seem to just be dry skin. I can't seem to get it to go away.

I have had a red rash on my breast for a few months now. It is really itchy and doesn't seem to just be dry skin. I can't seem to get it to go away.

Rash: The list of possibilities here is too long to even guess what's causing it.. If this rash has been going on for that long, best advice is to see your physician asap so they can look at the rash and be able to treat it or refer you to a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have a rash on my breast. It looks like a pimple and it is so itchy. Do I need to see a doctor immediately?

I have a rash on my breast. It looks like a pimple and it is so itchy. Do I need to see a doctor immediately?

Maybe, but prob not: Given your age, the poss of something dangerous is lower. If is hot, weeping pus, or spreading quickly, or if you have a fever or feel ill, then you should seek imm attention. If small (less than a dime size), is itchy, but otherwise none of the above sxs, you can usually monitor it, keep it clean, try some over the counter remedies (hydrocortisone cream). If >1 wk, seek attention. ...Read more

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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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What would cause a itchy rash, right in the middle of chest, between breasts, and keeps coming back?

Times cruris?: Could be a fungal rash called tinea cruris, or tinea versicolar depending on its exact location and appearance. But that’s just one thought. See a Dermatologist - may be an easy treatment regimen. ...Read more

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What can I use for this itchy red rash underneath both of my breasts? I'm really big breasted and they sweat and cause this irritation.

What can I use for this itchy red rash underneath both of my breasts? I'm really big breasted and they sweat and cause this irritation.

Antifungal cream: It is common for women to get a yeast infection under their breasts especially in the warm weather. The best treatment is to use an over the counter yeast cream like lamisil (terbinafine) twice a day unitl it is resolved. After it has resolved start the treatment again at the first sign of new infection. When applying the cream use a thin layer only. ...Read more

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Why are my breasts so it itchy I have no rash or anything?

Why are my breasts so it itchy I have no rash or anything?

Moisturize: You might have mild eczema. A topical itch cream may also help. ...Read more

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Have had a rash below my breasts now for 4 years its not itchy etc but brown red not a sweat rash is this normal?

Have had a rash below my breasts now for 4 years its not itchy etc but brown red not a sweat rash is this normal?

Tinea versicolor: Sounds like tinea versicolor, caused by a yeast that is on everyone but causes this type of rash in a few people. It may or may not be itchy. Anti-fungal creams can clear it. Oral anti-fungals are sometimes used if affected areas are extensive. ...Read more

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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. 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