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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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Rash Under Breasts (Overview)

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.


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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. Jan Lei Iwata
13 Doctors shared insights

Rash Under Breasts (Overview)

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.


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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

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Diagnosing Breast Lumps (Checklist)

Do a breast self exam after your period ends
monthly
Check daily in shower after soaping up
daily
Learn the architecture of your breasts by repetition
once
Observe skin around nipples
once
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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

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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

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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

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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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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 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

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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

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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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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

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Can advantan ointment be used for red rash under breasts (probably heat rash as it is not always itchy or spreading)-is it ok to use it on heat rash?

Possibly but: Since the problem is more likely from a fungal infection (monilial), a topical anti-fungal cream would work better although Advantan may mask the inflammation temporarily. Once the rash has cleared, consider applying anti-perspirant (unscented) under the breasts as a preventive measure. ...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'm having symptoms of bloated stomach, rash under breasts and back, terrible acne on face and just a achy body. What is this?

I'm having symptoms of bloated stomach, rash under breasts and back, terrible acne on face and just a achy body. What is this?

At least 3 issues: Your physician needs to manage your acne. The rash under your breasts may simply require good skin care. Aches need to be evaluated -- one problem that's often missed nowadays is dietary calcium and/or vitamin D deficiency. Obviously we can't make the call here, but we can wish you the best -- and urge you to take a proactive approach to your own wellness. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Red itchy rash under breast and groin area it looks like sun burn with bumps. I'm itchy all over but no rash other then those areas. What can this be?

Red itchy rash under breast and groin area it looks like sun burn with bumps. I'm itchy all over but no rash other then those areas. What can this be?

Yeast infection?: If you are overweight, the areas under the breasts, the love handle, and the groin are more susceptible to candida infection. If this applies to you, try to keep these areas dry by using antiperspirant. In the meanwhile try some anti-fungal cream on the areas for a few days. If still not improved after a week, see you doctor. For overweight people, losing some weight should be a long-term goal. ...Read more

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


Dr. Cornelia Franz
1,059 Doctors shared insights

Rash (Definition)

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