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Red Rashes On Breast
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?
I have red rash on breast for over a month, my mom thinks its nothing but she's no doctor, should I see a gynecologist or skin doctor, what is this and treatment?
Well: mother's can collect a great deal of wisdom through the years. Often a family physician or pediatrician can assess. ...Read more
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
Ok docs, help me out please. so for like almost a year i've had red rash below my breasts, armpits and crotch area. should i be worried?
Sounds fungal: Talk to your doctor. Several creams and powders should help with this. Keep areas clean and dry. ...Read more
VERYitchybreast,can't stopitching!! red rash occurs ,washing breast with dovesoap n water clears/dry it up kindof..on&off year now.Ev few mnths occurs?
Last night i found a red rash under my breast. Im not sure what it is.Could it be shingles? Im really concerned. What do you think it could be?
See your doctor: See your doctor for a personal evaluation to be sure nothing serious is wrong. ...Read more
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?
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.
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
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.
Blood red rash on left breast, just appeared today. No itching or pain. Flat, not raised. What could it be?
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
Red inflammed rash under breast from improper bra,sweating from it-not always itchy,sometimes itchy.have it for 4 days now.what to put on it,steroids?
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
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
I have red bumpy rashes on my breast which itch. on scratching them, there's more redness in the area. no history of breast cancer. What's causing 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
Large red itchy rash over both breasts tried ant fungal cream not worked appears to be spreading?
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
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
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
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
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
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
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?
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
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