i just developed an itchy rash just below my breast. It started really small and only on one side but has spread to other side and is now on my breasts as well. It is not pimply but looks more like poison ivy type rash. flat, a bit red and very very itchy. Any answers??? I also have itchy legs from knees down. I was at beach by ocean and was bitten numerous times by what locals call "No See Ums". The initial itch went away but now my legs have small itchy spots that look more like razor burn....
From the symptoms the rash under the breasts can be due to intertrigo, sweat dermatitis, contact dermatitis, heat rash or hives.
Please keep the area clean and apply some topical antiseptics. Also wear loose-fitting cotton clothing and use an antibacterial soap or mild soap like dove. Avoid any kind of cosmetics. Topical zinc oxide cream like Sudocrem, Desitin are very helpful(apply with a paper towel and not directly with hands).Application of mild steroid cream like dermacort also helps. For the itching please take some over the counter antihistaminic like Benadryl or Claritin. In case the symptoms persist then antifungals may be needed. Please consult a dermatologist in that case.
It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care and please do keep me posted on how you are doing.
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