What causes shiny skin under breasts?

Inverse psoriasis, sometimes called hidden psoriasis or intertriginous psoriasis, is a form of psoriasis that affects skin folds. These are areas of your body where skin rubs against skin. Inverse psoriasis can occur under your arms, under a woman’s breasts, or in the groin or inner thigh area.

Why is under my breasts so itchy?

Heat and perspiration under the breasts can make the skin red, prickly, and itchy, with bumps or even blisters. Cooling cloths can relieve the itch, which usually resolves within a day. It’s possible to get an infection.

What does intertrigo under the breast look like?

Intertrigo looks like a red, raw rash on the skin. It may feel sore or itchy, and it can sometimes ooze. It can develop in any fold of the skin.

How do I get rid of irritated skin under my breasts?

Use unscented soaps, lotions, and moisturizers. Apply a cool compress to the affected area. Calamine lotion can help reduce itching. Drying powders such as Gold Bond Extra and Lady Anti Monkey Butt help prevent rashes.

Why is my skin shiny and itchy?

“When our skin lacks moisture, it can feel tight and itchy but look oily,” says Chimento. Say you wash your face too often and don’t moisturize. Your body may trigger an overproduction of oil to try to compensate, explains Alix J. Charles, MD, a dermatologist in Hinsdale, Illinois.

Can the menopause cause itchy breasts?

The breasts are quite responsive to estrogen levels because breast tissue has many estrogen-receptor sites. During menopause, the level of these hormones begins to change, and this can have an impact throughout the body—as well as in the breasts—causing breast tenderness, discomfort, and even itchiness.

Does fibrocystic breast itch?

A common condition marked by benign (not cancer) changes in breast tissue. These changes may include irregular lumps or cysts, breast swelling or discomfort, sensitive nipples, and itching. These symptoms may change throughout the menstrual cycle and usually stop after menopause.

What does a breast yeast rash look like?

An intertrigo rash brought on by a breast yeast infection will appear red or reddish-brown and possibly raw looking. You may also notice cracked or crusty skin around the breast or patches of small round bumps that ooze and emit a foul odor.

What is the best antifungal cream for rash under breast?

Clotrimazole (Lotrimin) creams and lotions can be applied to superficial skin infections. Other medications require a prescription and a visit to your doctor. Other antifungal creams, such as ketoconazole (Nizoral), which is available by prescription, is helpful as well.

What does fungal sweat rash look like?

A fungal rash is often red and itches or burns. You may have red, swollen bumps like pimples or scaly, flaky patches.

What does shiny skin indicate?

“It is perfectly healthy and normal for the skin to have some shine — lack of shine or glow can be a sign of poor diet, insufficient sleep, and dehydration,” says Chimento. “However, if your face gets extremely oil or shiny by noon, chances are you have a slight problem with sebum production.”