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Rash patch on chest and three on upper back. Slightly itchy small blisters redness. Also, suspect I have a yeast infection. Nothing new in diet or soap?

Rash patch on chest and three on upper back. Slightly itchy small blisters redness. Also, suspect I have a yeast infection. Nothing new in diet or soap?

?shingles: If the blisters are on one side only and are on the same level in the front and back, this could be herpes zoster(shingles) rather than allergic reactions or yeast. Have your md check this. ...Read more

Dr. Daniel Saurborn
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


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My father has a diabetic rash on his legs/groin area. I recently came down with a yeast infection now have a similar rash on my chest. Thought?

My father has a diabetic rash on his legs/groin area. I recently came down with a yeast infection now have a similar rash on my chest. Thought?

Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause a skin rash. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, sun exposure, insect bites, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Have a rash on my chest small patch three patches on back. Slightly itchy and sore. Red very small blisters. Also, suspect I have a yeast infection.

Have a rash on my chest small patch three patches on back. Slightly itchy and sore. Red very small blisters. Also, suspect I have a yeast infection.

Possibly shingles: If the patches are in a line-like pattern (as opposed to a random pattern), it is likely you have shingles (reactivation of chicken pox virus), and you need a prescription for an antiviral medication if the rash began within the past 3 days. Sometimes a steroid such as Hydrocortisone or Prednisone is also prescribed. The yeast infection can be treated with an antifungal medication. See your pcp. ...Read more

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I had poison oak for two weeks. It has now being replaced by a rash with small red bumps on my ribs, chest, back-itches, burns and a yeast infection?

I had poison oak for two weeks.  It has now being replaced by a rash with small red bumps on my ribs, chest, back-itches, burns and a yeast infection?

Possible: Looking at the rash in the picture without actually seeing the patient will suspected a viral lesion condyloma contagiosum. This can occur in patients with weakened immune system if you took Prednisone. It will spread by scratching it. It will usually resolve after a long time without treatment. Use anti itch meds may help. A visit to a Dermatologist may clarify diagnosis and help in management ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of a yeast infection on my chest?

What do I do to get rid of a yeast infection on my chest?

Fungal cream: You can buy otc athlete's foot cream. Their effective ingredients work on almost all fungal infections that affect the skin anywhere in the body, not just the feet. ...Read more

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I had a large tattoo on my chest that was bloody and painful days later I got sick my pancreas. Was inflamed stool black and a yeast infection, why?

I had a large tattoo on my chest that was bloody and painful days later I got sick my pancreas. Was inflamed stool black and a yeast infection, why?

See below: You have several processes occuring all at once and it is difficult to give you an answer without knowing more detail. I am assuming the tattoo got infected from you are describing, you may have had a GI bleed as well. Consider meeting and discussing what all has happened with your doctor who know you best. ...Read more

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I'm 4-6 weeks pregnant and they gave me amoxacilain for a chest cold. I got a yeast infection while I was taking the amoxacilain. I did 1 does of monistat. Should I stop taking amoxacilain and monistat? Now I'm burning since I took monistat.

Bacterial vaginosis : Antibiotics are usually not recommended for common colds. Antibiotics can change the pH and the "good bacteria" in the vagina. Making it more prone to conditions like bacterial vaginosis. A visit to the doctor is warranted before starting treatment. Over the counter treatments are not recommended. ...Read more

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I have some rashes in the vagina area which creates a burning sensation when being rub by my panties. Is that a yeast infection?

I have some rashes in the vagina area which creates a burning sensation when being rub by my panties. Is that a yeast infection?

Does not sound : Like yeast. Yeast is not usually a rash but a white chunky cottage cheese like discharge that itches. This sounds like something else. Suggest you get seen to get proper diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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Marriedfemale recently diagnosd with vaginal yeast infection. Now my husband has red rashes in penis head. We're havin protected sex only. Is it related?

Contact dermatitis: Sometimes lubricant or powder used for any purpose might cause irritation. Just to be sure have your spouse md take a quick look to guide him to right treatments! Regards and happy honeymoon! ...Read more

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Skin rashes mostly around my inner thighs n buttocks.there's a few tiny spots on my lower leg n arm.currently having yeast infection cuz of plan b.

Skin rashes mostly around my inner thighs n buttocks.there's a few tiny spots on my lower leg n arm.currently having yeast infection cuz of plan b.

Rash: Yeast infection is common is areas of the body that is moist like inner thighs, arm pits. See you physician. If it a yeast infection it will require antifungal topical medication and keeping the area dry. ...Read more

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I have developed a rash around my vaginal area I think it might be a yeast infection but I do not know.?

I have developed a rash around my vaginal area I think it might be a yeast infection but I do not know.?

Ok: See a dr. and have it examined, that ay you can get it properly diagnosed and treated, good luck to you. ...Read more

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I don't know if I have a yeast infection but in that area it is itchy, and my skin is kinda white, like a white pasty rash and itchy on skin?

I don't know if I have a yeast infection but in that area it is itchy, and my skin is kinda white, like a white pasty rash and itchy on skin?

Most likely: Yes, and it could be a side effect of an antibiotic or other meds you are taking,or as a result of wearing certain synthetic clothing ,
There are so many OTC meds for yeast infection,that you can try. ...Read more

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What looks more like a rash? Herpes or yeast infection

What looks more like a rash? Herpes or yeast infection

Rash: 'Opinion not a decision'.
Herpes: very painful; pustules; weaping rashes; may have puss among the pustules

Yeast infection: discharge of curd like material. Itching and may be some pain. Foul smell

Entirely different treatment. ...Read more

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How can u tell if u have heat rash or can u have yeast infection all over your body? & what's the symptoms or how does it look?

See a doctor: Trying to describe a rash is very difficult when using that to try to determine a cause. It would be inordinately rare to see a yeast infection produce a rash all over your body. But the best thing to do is have a doctor examine this. ...Read more

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I have a question about difference between yeast infection or diaper rash?

Some are some not: Some diaper ashes involve yeast and some do not. Yeast will usually become involved for any skin breakdown lasting more than 3 days. It is characterized by rough bumps rather than simple flat redness. Visual inspection by your doc can define the difference. ...Read more

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My boyfriend has a rash on his penis. I had a yeast infection & took fluconizol. I gave him one & him went away. But now it's back. ?

My boyfriend has a rash on his penis. I had a yeast infection & took fluconizol. I gave him one & him went away. But now it's back.

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Not so simple: Vaginal yeast is not an "infection". It is a proliferation of yeast which is already present in small numbers. The yeast proliferates because of sugars in the environment or because there is a loss of normal bacteria. The most common cause is exposure to antibiotics which kill the bacteria normally competing with yeasts. There are a variety of rashes on the penis. Is he circumcised? Frequently th ...Read more

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RASH turned out To be skint yeast infection, took ketonazole & calmposeptine, rash gone but itching persists, do I need more ketonazole cream?

RASH turned out To be skint yeast infection, took ketonazole & calmposeptine, rash gone but itching persists, do I need more ketonazole cream?

Could be allergic: Could be an allergy to underwear or laundry detergent put some hydrocortisones cream if it does not resolved go to your doctor. Good Luck. ...Read more

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I have yeast infection and some boils I don't know if its boils or rash, when it itches n i scatch it, den it starts to bleed, please I need help, thank you?

Yeast infection: This must be seen and examined in order to be successfully diagnosed. This sounds quite disturbing and would urge you to see a gynecologist asap. Good luck and best wishes. ...Read more

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I have a yeast infection that has spread to inner thighs. Dr gave diflucan (fluconazole). Took one dose yest and one today. Rash seems to have spread. Got no relief?

I have a yeast infection that has spread to inner thighs. Dr gave diflucan (fluconazole). Took one dose yest and one today. Rash seems to have spread. Got no relief?

Yeast: You need to take the medicine for several days before you notice an appreciable effect. In the meantime you may use topical lotrimine (over the counter) for the thigh area ...Read more

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What can I use for yeast infection on breast and I'm breastfeeding?

What can I use for yeast infection on breast and I'm breastfeeding?

Yeast infection: You can use Nystatin cream safely but most important wash your breasts with soap and water before and after feeding in addition have your infant checked to make sure he isn't infected. ...Read more

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Can you take yeast infection pills for a skin rash?

Can you take yeast infection pills for a skin rash?

If treating candida : There are many things that could cause a skin rash. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, sun exposure, insect bites, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

Dr. James Lin
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Rash On Chest (Definition)

Rash (exanthem): is a lesion(s) which affects color/ texture/ appearance of skin. This skin eruption may have many possible causes- allergies, medical conditions/ diseases, hormones,or contact with damaging substances. Rash of ...Read more


Yeast (Definition)

Any of various unicellular fungi of the genus saccharomyces, especially s. Cerevisiae, reproducing by budding and from ascospores and capable ...Read more