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My question is what causes rash on the breast and all part of the body?

My question is what causes rash on the breast and all part of the body?

This overall: Body rash needs to be medically evaluated to make a diagnosis. Consider seeing your dermatologist. ...Read more

Dr. Hunter Handsfield
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A variety of infections caused by herpes simplex virus types 1 and 2. Type 1 infections are marked by the eruption of vesicles on lips or at the external nares; type 2 by such lesions on the genitalia. Both types often are dormant and reappear during febrile illnesses or even physiologic states such as menstruation. The viruses become latent and and may not ...Read more


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What can cause rashes on the neck, around the breasts and on the handfolds?

What can cause rashes on the neck, around the breasts and on the handfolds?

Multiple agents: Rashes can occur due to irritation from soaps. certain material in the clothes you wear or infection from fungus etc. It can also occur due to other causes. See your PCP that can help identify possible causes and give you some relief. Best wishes Dr M ...Read more

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Small rash/bump like spot on the breast .....?

Small rash/bump like spot on the breast .....?

Can't diagnose: a rash or lesion in this format. However, if there is ever a "breast lump" that should be checked. ...Read more

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What can be the cause of an itchy rash on the side of the breast and a cough that has lasted for a few weeks?

What can be the cause of an itchy rash on the side of the breast and a cough that has lasted for a few weeks?

Unrelated: These two conditions are likely unrelated. You may try a Hydrocortisone cream on the rash but the cough, if present for more than 3 weeks, should be evaluated by your doctor. Occasionally a viral infection can cause both. ...Read more

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For several months I've had a small rash on the skin between my breasts on my sternum the area is warm to the touch and sometimes itchy, not onbreasts?

For several months I've had a small rash on the skin between my breasts on my sternum the area is warm to the touch and sometimes itchy, not onbreasts?

Inflammation: between breasts may be intertrigo: a fungal inflammation caused by perspiration, chaffing/rubbing, tight fitting bras/pushup bras with associated fungal skin infection. This must be directly observed by your PCP or dermatologist. Cannot be diagnosed without direct observation. ...Read more

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Dry rash on both breast on the sides. Could it be breast cancer?

Dry rash on both breast on the sides. Could it be breast cancer?

Dry skin: sounds more like dry skin. Skin changes associated with breast cancer do not present like this and very rarely affect both breasts. Try some moisturizing cream for a week or so and see if that helps. ...Read more

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I have this little small looking rash on my breast on the skin not on the nipple?

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I have this little small looking rash on my breast on the skin not on the nipple?

Not sure: Most likely not to worry. but I cant tell since I dont know if red?, blisters? itchy?bleeding? At your age not very likely to be cancer, so don't worry. but, you can get skin rashes like anywhere else there. If you want to try something before going to ur doc, then try a fungus creme( like clotrimazole, they sell in foot section of grocery) otherwise keep it clean and dry... if it fades, ok... ...Read more

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I am a breastfeeding mom I got a rash on my breast around the nipple area. Red flakey/scaley blotches on skin as well as bright pink nipple.

I am a breastfeeding mom I got a rash on my breast around the nipple area. Red flakey/scaley blotches on skin as well as bright pink nipple.

Mastitis evaluation?: probably nipple cellulitis that you can treat with lanolin or vit e cream along with warm soaks and feed as much as possible. Take your temperature and if it is over 100.4 you may need antibiotics for a mastitis ...Read more

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What rashes can you get on your breast?

What rashes can you get on your breast?

Heat Rash: Any rash that you can get on your skin can also happen on the skin of your breast. However, the most common rash seen on the breast is a heat rash that occurs under the breast fold. This occurs from the heat and moisture that is caused by skin on skin contact and is often a sign that a breast reduction may be indicated. ...Read more

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I am getting rashes under my breasts from long distance running. They are very painful. How do I still long distance run sans rash?

I am getting rashes under my breasts from long distance running. They are very painful. How do I still long distance run sans rash?

Inter trigo: Fungus thrives in the moist warm areas of the body like arm pits & under the breasts etc Apply anti fungal cream after making the area dry. Tea tre oil is a good anti fungal agent- now available in most stores- Walmart,CVS,Walgreens etc etc. ...Read more

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Help! I sweat under my breasts and it leaves my skin with rashes and dark markings. What can I do?

Help!  I sweat under my breasts and it leaves my skin with rashes and dark markings. What can I do?

Yeast: This sounds like a yeast infection, tinea corporis. Best is to use some over the counter antifungal cream and keep the area under the breasts as dry as possible. You can apply the cream and then after a shower, you can pat dry and apply some antifungal powder. Should clear up in a couple of days. ...Read more

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I have several brown bumps on the side of my both breasts and when i often itch them , red rashes appear..What s the cause?

I have several brown bumps on the side of my both breasts and when i often itch them , red rashes appear..What s the cause?

Mastocytosis: Mastocytosis come to mind! unfortunately those darn rashes , mds need to see , feel and touch them! a quick visit to your md will sort out this dilemma ! regards ! ...Read more

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5'9" 150lbs and 34E breasts. For years I've had back pain and horrible rashes under my breasts. Nothing helps. Would I be a candidate for reduction?

5'9" 150lbs and 34E breasts. For years I've had back pain and horrible rashes under my breasts. Nothing helps. Would I be a candidate for reduction?

Possibly: Most insurance companies base coverage on the Schnur Nomogram that uses Body Surface Area to calculate grams of tissue to be removed. You are 1.82 sq M BSA, so to qualify you would need to have 441 or more grams removed from each breast. Only a board-certified Plastic Surgeon can assess whether or not this would provide an acceptable result. Suggest you schedule a consult. Thanks. ...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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Rashes on my neck,tigh,armpits,back and breast?

Rashes on my neck,tigh,armpits,back and breast?

See dermatologist: If this rash has been going on for more than a few days, you need to be evaluated by a dermatologist. The causes could be multiple, and you need to be evaluated and possibly treated correctly. ...Read more

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Paget Disease Of The Nipple (Definition)

Is a malignant condition that may have the appearance of eczema, with skin changes involving the nipple of the breast. The incidence is approximately around 3%. Most of them are also associated with underlying breast cancer. Biopsy should be done to confirm. Mammogram, sonogram and perhaps MRI breast should be done-depending on the case to ...Read more


Early Breast Development (Definition)

Is the technical name and means breast development earlier than "normal". Breast bud development can begin as early as 8 years old in some girls and is more usually between 10 and 12 years old. If there is actual breast development before age 8 then it can indicate a hormone problem (precocious puberty) and an endocrine appointment ...Read more