Created for Greatist by the experts at Healthline. Read more. If you buy something through a link on this page, we may earn a small commission. The next? There are many explanations for what could be going on, ranging from mild to severe. Hormonal changes, heat, sweat, and weight gain can all cause rashes to form between your breasts during pregnancy.
Intertrigo: Red Rash under Breast | Everyday Health
We respect your privacy. My buxom friends and patients complain of backache, permanent grooves and the difficulty of finding clothes that fit. As a dermatologist, the breast issue I see most often is what can happen underneath them — and that is an uncomfortable, unsightly and malodorous rash called intertrigo. Mail Online published an excellent article this week on how intertrigo has plagued some women for years.
A rash that develops under the breast, or on the chest, may result from skin irritation or an allergic reaction. Other causes can include infections and skin conditions, such as eczema and psoriasis. In this article, we describe some of the causes of a rash under the breast and the options for treatment.
A rash under your breast or breasts, between the folds of skin is usually caused by a skin condition called intertrigo. It is a very common condition that can occur throughout life. What causes a rash under the breast? How is a rash under the breast treated?