Rashes under the breast can be a pain in the behind. Not only it is one of the most sensitive areas for a woman, but it can put females into quite an embarrassing predicament in public situation. There are many reasons for a rash under the breast. Excessive sweating and large breasts are at the top of the list. Wearing an unfitting brassiere, or an allergy to a fabric can also cause such rashes. Autoimmune diseases such as eczema can also cause these rashes. There is no need to panic; there are home remedies to get rid of the rashes under the breast.
If the irritation, redness, and itching is unbearable, then you must visit a doctor at once. You must get it checked out to ensure it is just a rash and nothing serious. If your situation does not look serious then you can treat your rashes at home itself. There are a few basic measures to heal your skin, but I would say please find the source of your rash to treat it effectively.
Ice and a cloth
To assuage the burning sensation of the rash, put a few ice cubes and wrap it under a clean cloth. Put the cloth and ice at the affected area. It will sting a bit at first, but as the area loses sensation due to the cold, your irritation and itching will come to a stop.
Apple cider vinegar
Clean your skin with soap and water first, then apply a bit of diluted apple cider vinegar on the affected area. If your skin feels sensitive to the vinegar, wash it off. You can also wash your bras in apple cider vinegar to eliminate chemicals that may be causing the rash.
Cornstarch is a great option to treat the irritation and itchiness of the skin. Apply the corn starch to the affected area and dry it off. Please do not use cornstarch if your infection is fungal. The fungus grows in cornstarch. You can use talcum powder in place of cornstarch.
Take a cup of olive oil and put a few cloves of garlic in the oil overnight. Use the oil on the rash for a week. Garlic has antibacterial and antifungal qualities. It will surely reduce the rash effectively.
Calamine is a catalyst in healing rashes; it also keeps your skin dry, so the infection does not grow any further. Apply calamine lotion to the affected area and you will se the results soon.
Lemon is rich in vitamin C and antioxidants. Apply the diluted lemon juice on the rash, and it will heal quickly. The vitamin C boosts immunity and antioxidants help your body fight the free radicals.
In all skin conditions, aloe vera is a must. Aloe vera will heal the wound and subside the symptoms of redness, itching, and irritation at the same time. The antibacterial and antifungal properties of aloe vera pulp are the most potent to treat any skin disorder.
If your rash is occurring due to excessive sweating, Place a long piece of cotton under your breasts to soak the sweat. It will thwart the growth of infection and relieve you from itchiness, which may cause public embarrassment.
Coconut oil has antibacterial and antifungal properties and a calming effect on the skin. Applying coconut oil on the rash will also reduce the grazing of the skin while healing the skin faster. It will also provide a pH balance to the skin.
Mix turmeric with water and make a paste of it. Apply the turmeric paste and apply it under your breast. Turmeric is one of the strongest antibiotics you can find. It has anti-inflammatory properties that will heal your rash completely in no time.
The chamomile tea is a relaxing agent and rich in antioxidants and antibacterial properties. Make the chamomile tea and apply it on the rash. I would suggest to apply it to the room temperature. It will eliminate irritation and rashes.