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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

Dr. John Chiu
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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 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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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?

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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What can be causing a red itchy rash under breasts?

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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 am now not pregnant, what is this red rash on my breasts?

I am now not pregnant, what is this red rash on my breasts?

Irritation?: Is the rash in one breast? Or is it in both? Where is it located? Around the areaola or in inferior crease line. Are you over weight? All these questions have to be answered before we can give uyou an answer to your rash. ...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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Having 4 month old baby,not on breast feed. I just noticed red rash on right breast(not around my nipples)no pain or swelling.it’s little bumpy.

Having 4 month old baby,not on breast feed. I just noticed red rash on right breast(not around my nipples)no pain or swelling.it’s little bumpy.

Speak with: the baby's Pediatrician/or your GYN...CAUTION is your best bet in this situation...Cover the rash while feeding until question is resolved.

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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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Blood red rash on left breast, just appeared today. No itching or pain. Flat, not raised. What could it be?

Blood red rash on left breast, just appeared today. No itching or pain. Flat, not raised. What could it be?

Hard to say: Could be a hive, irritation, allergy, infection? Without seeing the rash it is difficult to give an answer. I would suggest a visit with your doctor in person to check the rash and make sure the breast is examined. Good luck ...Read more

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Small dot red rash between my breast that itches. I get pimples there when i sweat but never anything like this. It also got a lil crust after itching?

Small dot red rash between my breast that itches. I get pimples there when i sweat but never anything like this. It also got a lil crust after itching?

Yeast infection?: Yeast loves to grow in warm, dark, moist places on your body. It could be a yeast infection. A staph infection is another possibility. You could try treating it with a yeast-cream. If it doesn't go away, you might need an antibacterial ointment such as Mupirocin (Need a prescription). Ultimately, if it doesn't go away, its best to have a doc look at it and recommend treatment. ...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

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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 a very itchy red rash on my right breast what could this be?

I have a very itchy red rash on my right breast what could this be?

Itchy : If a rash is itchy its usually an irritation or an allergy( likely topical) sometimes it can be infection. You should see your doctor and let him or her sort it it. :) ...Read more

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Why do i have this big red rash under my one breast? its been there since today and its never happened before, so what is it? i put antibiotic stuff

Why do i have this big red rash under my one breast? its been there since today and its never happened before, so what is it? i put antibiotic stuff

See a doctor: the underside of breasts can sometimes? collect moisture which can lead to growth of yeast or fungus, which should be treated by a antifungal that can be prescribed by a doctor. You can also try keeping the area dry with either talcum powder or an absorbent pad. ...Read more

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Since yesterday I've had a flat red rash under my right breast. Moderate itching, mild pain. A little red under my left & in between. Should I worry?

Since yesterday I've had a flat red rash under my right breast. Moderate itching, mild pain. A little red under my left & in between. Should I worry?

See a doctor for rx: The redness under your breasts sounds like it could be intertrigo. Without more information one of the most common dx of redness under pendulous breasts is a yeast infection. Attached is more information along with images to confirm your diagnosis. The best treatment would be to keep the area dry and clean and a topical antifungal cream. http://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0901/p833.html ...Read more

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Large red itchy rash over both breasts tried ant fungal cream not worked appears to be spreading?

Large red  itchy rash over both breasts tried ant fungal cream not worked appears to be spreading?

?impetigo: It could be an infection. I recommend that you see your doctor or a dermatologist for a diagnosis. You may need an antibiotic. ...Read more

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I am 13 weeks pregnant and started to have a bad, itchy, bumpy, red rash on stomach, chest, breast, arm and neck. Not allergic reaction.

I am 13 weeks pregnant and started to have a bad, itchy, bumpy, red rash on stomach, chest, breast, arm and neck. Not allergic reaction.

Rash: There are specific dermatoses related to pregnancy as well non-specific cutaneous eruptions (skin rashes). The most common pregnancy related rashes are PUPPP, Prurigo of Pregnancy, Papular Dermatitis of Pregnancy, Impetigo Herpetiformis and Pemphigoid Gestationis (most of these will occur later in pregnancy). A visit to a dermatologist may help to establish a diagnosis and proper treatment. ...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.

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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I have a red rash that is under my breast, around my arm at the shoulder, on my neck and my chest and seems like its spreading. What is it?

I have a red rash that is under my breast, around my arm at the shoulder, on my neck and my chest and seems like its spreading. What is it?

Rash: it is hard without seeing the rash to know what this is. The skin under the breast is moist and a good spot for fungal or bacterial infections to get started. You should go to your doctor and have him look at it. You may need antibiotics either orally or on the skin, or anti-inflamatory creams. ...Read more

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I noticed a small red cirlce "rash" on my right breast several months ago. A couple of days ago I noticed its seeming to get a little larger. No lumps or itching. It doesn't seem to have dry skin or bumps on it...it's very slightly raised...I mean the sl

I noticed a small red cirlce "rash" on my right breast several months ago. A couple of days ago I noticed  its seeming to get a little larger. No lumps or itching. It doesn't seem to have dry skin or bumps on it...it's very slightly raised...I mean the sl

?? Fungal/Ringworm: One look is worth 1000 words. A red circle rash certainly sounds like a fungal skin infection or ringworm(which is not any kind of worm at all, it's just called that). Most primary care doctors can tell this just by looking. if this is the case it is often treated with a topical antifungal medication. ...Read more

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Red, itchy rash on chest under breast after working out or sweating

Red, itchy rash on chest under breast after working out or sweating

Fungus: Most likely a fungal infection from the warmth and moisture between the breast and chest wall. See your doctor for an anti fungal cream. ...Read more

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Had gallbladder removed Monday and have a red rash that's under my right breast causing itching and pain. Dizziness and fatigue also. Period also heav?

Had gallbladder removed Monday and have a red rash that's under my right breast causing itching and pain. Dizziness and fatigue also. Period also heav?

Call the surgeon: One should be feeling relatively well 4 days after lap chole. Rash can represent an allergic reaction to any medication, to tape if tape was applied etc if around incisions then an infection needs to be ruled out. Dizziness and fatigue can represent dehydration , medication side effect or even may point to a bigger problem like leak etc. plz reach out to your surgeon/ hospital sooner ...Read more

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Itching, red, spreading rash appeared between my breasts, on cleavage.Now i can't go to doc for it, what ovc cream could i find for this, except cortizone (hydrocortisone)?

Itching, red, spreading rash appeared between my breasts, on cleavage.Now i can't go to doc for it, what ovc cream could i find for this, except cortizone (hydrocortisone)?

Rash: You could try medicine for fungus infection. This could be candida, yeast infection. Trying the creams women use for yeast infections or athlete's foot creams may help until you can get to see the doctor for a real diagnosis. If you have a yeast infection on the skin, the cortisone may even make it worse. Try to keep the areas cool and dry. ...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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A small dark, blue to red dot has appeared on my left breast. No pain, lumps or rashes. It looks like I've been nipped. Do I need to this checked??

Need more info: I’m happy to consult about this tonight. Please make sure to provide more details around when you noticed this and if you had any trauma to the area. Make sure to upload a photo of the “dot” if you ask for a consult. ...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