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Can you get sweat rashes on your penis?

Can you get sweat rashes on your penis?

Maybe: You can sweat enough to get dry patches (from losing skin oils) on the shaft of the penis. Usually if you are sweating a lot your rash would be at the base of the penis, where it joins your body and on the scrotum. It would usually itch, get red and peel. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Skin 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


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Should i swim with a sweat rash?

Should i swim with a sweat rash?

Sure: If this prevented summer swimmers from enjoying the cool water, the pools and beaches would be barren places. ...Read more

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Am I allergic to my own sweat? I get rashes from workouts.

Am I allergic to my own sweat?  I get rashes from workouts.

Possibly: You're probably not "allergic" to your own sweat, but there is a type of rash (cholinergic urticaria) that is notorious for being triggered by a hot shower or exercise. ...Read more

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How can I stop sweat rash under big boobs?

How can I stop sweat rash under big boobs?

Rash: The rash you are likely getting is usually a yeast infection similar to jock itch and athlete's foot. Nystatin powder will help. Once it resolves you can also use a small amount of antiperspirant under the breasts each day to keep the area dry. Find one that doesn't irritate your skin ...Read more

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How can you stop sweat rash under big boobs?

How can you stop sweat rash under big boobs?

Rash: Wear a sports bra to lift them, keep cool as much as you can, apply an antifungal cream to treat the rash, you may need to see your doctor for that. ...Read more

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How does one get rid of a sweat rash on penniel area?

How does one get rid of a sweat rash on penniel area?

Treatment: You can use Calamine lotion few time a day or Aveeno (oatmeal) lotion for treatment and powder for prevention this condition. If it will be no improving you make apt for Doctor 's evaluation and special medication ...Read more

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I have a sweat rash under my arm .How can I treat it?

I have a sweat rash under my arm .How can I treat it?

Hydrocortisone cream: Use Hydrocortisone cream 2-3 times a day for a couple of days. Try to avoid antiperspirant if you can for 1-2 days. That usually works. ...Read more

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How to determine if I have thrush and a sweat rash?

How to determine if I have thrush and a sweat rash?

Thrush: Thrush is caused by a candidial infection and leaves a thick white coating on your tongue. Heat rash is small red bumps on the skin. ...Read more

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Have had a rash below my breasts now for 4 years its not itchy etc but brown red not a sweat rash is this normal ?

Have had a rash below my breasts  now for 4 years its not itchy etc but brown red not a sweat rash is this normal ?

Tinea versicolor: Sounds like tinea versicolor, caused by a yeast that is on everyone but causes this type of rash in a few people. It may or may not be itchy. Anti-fungal creams can clear it. Oral anti-fungals are sometimes used if affected areas are extensive. ...Read more

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I am going through the menopause and getting hot flushes day and night. I now have a rash on my chest. Could it be a sweat rash? Not itchy or painful.

Rash: A rash is best evaluated and treated when a physician can actually see it. Sounds like the rash is a separate entity from the menopause. ...Read more

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How do you cure sweat rash under breast area?

How do you cure sweat rash under breast area?

Keep dry and try med: Try an antiperspirant (you may need a prescription, like drysol), and an over-the-counter antifungal like clotrimazole. Yeast lives on everyone's skin but particularly likes areas that are warm and moist. Good luck. ...Read more

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I got a sweat rash behind my knee a year ago. It disappeared a long time ago but it's coming back again since the weather's getting warmer. Normal?

I got a sweat rash behind my knee a year ago. It disappeared a long time ago but it's coming back again since the weather's getting warmer. Normal?

Eczema behind knees: Most of the time eczema gets worse when it is cold outside due to dryness of air both inside and outside. However in some people eczema flares in the spring and summer when humidity goes up. In this case keeping the area cool and using a fragrance-free moisturizing cream may help relieve the symptoms and improve rash. If not, please see your dermatologist. ...Read more

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How do I treat a sweat rash behind my ears? I ski everyday, rash caused by wearing face mask daily. It is bumpy and a little itchy and a bit hot.

How do I treat a sweat rash behind my ears? I ski everyday, rash caused by wearing face mask daily. It is bumpy and a little itchy and a bit hot.

Rash: Clean and moisturize with hypoallergenic lotions and soaps. Wash or clean the part of face mask touching your face. You can try otc topical Hydrocortisone cream or anti-itch creams (not for open sores). If it persists u should have a doctor see it to consider treating for something other than just "irritation dermatitis.". ...Read more

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I always get rashes everytime i sweat, i want to know why and what are the treatments?

I always get rashes everytime i sweat, i want to know why and what are the treatments?

Take antihistamine.: Sweating can cause an allergic reaction in some people and they can get rash. If you get the rest every time you sweat then take an antihistamine before you start any activity that causes sweating. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) works faster and works for about 6 hours but causes drowsiness. Claritin or Allegra does not cause drowsiness. They work for 24 hours but you need to give them about 2 hours to start working. ...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