Rash under breasts--candida?

Probably. That's the most likely cause, yes. Try an otc antifungal cream, and keep the area as dry as possible with talcum powder. If that doesn't work, you'll need to see a dermatologist.

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Rash under breasts (candida)?

Probably. That's the most likely cause, yes. Try an otc antifungal cream, and keep the area as dry as possible with talcum powder. If that doesn't work, you'll need to see a dermatologist, but it probably will. Recurrences are common. Read more...

I have a dark brown rash underneath my breast. Looks like possible candida (yeast.) Is that a sign of HIV? Its very itchy and sore.

No. Fungus grows in moist dark places like under a pendulous breast. Get this evaluated and treated either by your PCP or at an urgent care center. If you think you have been exposed to the HIV virus,get tested as soon as possible as early initiation of treatment decreases the length of time to AIDS with increased life span. Read more...
Chronic intertrigo. This is related to seborrheic dermatitis and may respond to azole creams which are also useful for yeast problems. Not a sign of HIV: if you fear HIV, discuss with your DR. May try miconazole cream (clotrimazole also), add hydrocortisone if fails to clear. Dark color is not specific and should not be a cause for concern. Treat itch and redness. Read more...

I have a rash under my arms, beside each breast. As I'm having candida overgrowth issues, I wonder if they could be linked. Or is it just dry skin?

Possible. Candida likes warm, moist areas. If you feel that yeast is "out of control" you might want to discuss this with your doctor to find out if there is an underlying reason why. Read more...

Could you please help rash under breasts?

Yeast. Yeast infection from fri tion and seating is common in that location. Micatin (miconazole) or lotrimin cream followed by diaper paste will help .For resistant cases oral antiyeqst medication - diflucan. Read more...

I'm pregnant and can thre be rash under breasts?

See below. A rash can occur under the breasts even if you're not pregnant. May be simple prickly heat. Heat, darkness, & moistness provide all the conditions for fungus to grow. Tx involves keeping area dry with talcum powder (not corn starch!) or powdered athletes' foot spray), changing damp clothing, using antifungal spray or cream (like lamisil) until rash gone for a week. In summer heat, rash can recur. Read more...

What is the definition or description of: Rash under breasts?

Intertrigo. Rashes (eruptions) in skin-fold areas are termed "intertrigo" and are caused by moisture, heat, and friction leading to inflammation. Infection (such as Candida yeast or other fungi) can also complicate the situation. Redness or erythema, and sometimes hyperpigmentation or darkening of the skin, is usually seen. Read more...

Does anyone get rash under breasts from heat?

Intertrigo. Intertrigo (intertriginous dermatitis) is an inflammatory condition of skin folds, induced or aggravated by heat, moisture, maceration, friction, and lack of air circulation. Intertrigo frequently is worsened or colonized by infection, which most commonly is candidal but also may be bacterial, fungal, or viral. Intertrigo commonly affects the axilla, perineum, inframammary creases, and abdominal f. Read more...

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...