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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. Oscar Novick
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Can rash on neck and breast be an symptom of pregnancy?

Can rash on neck and breast be an symptom of pregnancy?

Doubtful: Although rashes can appear during pregnancy, they are not in themselves a sign of pregnancy ...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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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?

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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During pregnancy, what makes your breasts increase in size?

During pregnancy, what makes your breasts increase in size?

Breast Size: This occurs in response to hormonal changes in the body. ...Read more

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During the first weeks of pregnancy how will my breast look?

During the first weeks of pregnancy how will my breast look?

Nothing specific: Usually the areola around the nipple darkens and the small white bumps get more prominent. Veins in the skin may become more pronounced. Some women will notice all of those in early pregnancy while others will not. ...Read more

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During pregnancy, what hormones/chemicals make your breasts increase in size?

During pregnancy, what hormones/chemicals make your breasts increase in size?

Estrogen: There are a ton of hormonal changes associated with pregnancy. The main culprit of breast tenderness is Estrogen. ...Read more

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Sharp pain under breast during pregnancy?

Sharp pain under breast during pregnancy?

Maybe normal: Some breast discomfort is normal during pregnancy as the breasts enlarged. Tylenol (acetaminophen) may help decrease pain. Wear a supportive bra and eliminate caffeine. ...Read more

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What can I do if my breasts are sore during pregnancy?

What can I do if my breasts are sore during pregnancy?

Vitamin B6: Vitamin B6 may help decrease breast tenderness in early pregnancy. Most of the tenderness later in pregnancy may be related to increased breast size without upgrading to a bigger, better bra. ...Read more

Dr. Andrew Seibert
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Rash Under Breasts (Definition)

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 ...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