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Rash Under Breasts During 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
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
That's news: Not that I've heard of - but if you aren't sure, do a pregnancy test. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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
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
Red rash under breasts, around arms at shoulders, chest and stomach, seems to be spreading. What could it be?
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
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
I took last zithromax dose 9 days ago and today noticed mild rash under breasts, itching of eye skin and burning in tongue. Could these be interelated?
Red itchy rash under breasts and on woman area. Now a week later spreading toward stomach, inner legs, belly. Itches so bad. Creams are NOT working?
What creams: Are not working? Have you tried lamasil twice a day? ...Read more
Itchy rash under breasts healthy female 77 years old in good health, applied green tea mixture with tea tree oil topically and got some relief. Have this problem for two weeks. Yesterday I felt warm and in seconds got a heat rash with tingling on both arm
Breast Size: This occurs in response to hormonal changes in the body. ...Read more
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Yes: Changes in hormonal levels cause many things including breast sensitivity. ...Read more
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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
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