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What is a rash under the breasts called? Slightly itchy.

What is a rash under the breasts called? Slightly itchy.

Intertrigo: Intertrigo (in-tur-tri go): this is one of the more common rashes and occurs when two warm, moist surfaces rub against each other. The chafing traps moisture and results in red, itchy sore skin due to tiny breaks in the skin's surface. This allows for bacterial and fungal growth, such as candida (yeast). Typically, intertrigo is reddish-brown and may ooze and crust over. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more


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I have had sore, itchy breasts for three months. It's getting worse. Nipples look larger & darker. No rashes. No lumps. Neg hpt. What can cause this?

I have had sore, itchy breasts for three months. It's getting worse. Nipples look larger & darker. No rashes. No lumps. Neg hpt. What can cause this?

Breast evaluation: At age 21 it is highly unlikely that this is a serious condition. You can schedule a visit to have your nipples checked. Weight changes, diet, caffeine intake, ill fitting bras are all causes of nipple itching. There are many nipple creams available at the pharmacy for itching. ...Read more

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Hi I am having red itchy rashes on the cleavage. I have heavy breast. Doctor prescribed travocort cream. But it does not seem working and getting wors?

Hi I am having red itchy rashes on the cleavage. I have heavy breast. Doctor prescribed travocort cream. But it does not seem working and getting wors?

Request antifungal: Often, a steriod is not sufficient, as yeast is often involved. Especially if the rash is on the underside, where the breast folds onto the underlying skin. If this is so, you might request an antifungal cream, ointment, or powder, and see if this helps. ...Read more

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I feel itchy on my breast some time and i have rash on my breast too?

I feel itchy on my breast some time  and i have rash on my breast too?

Breast rash/ itching: Please follow up with your doctor and consider a biopsy. May be fungal infection or bacterial but also a rare form of cancer called inflammatory breast cancer. ...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 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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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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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