How to Get Rid of Sweat Rash Under the Breast : Precautions and Home Remedies

How to Get Rid of Sweat Rash Under Breast

Sweat rash under the breast is also known as intertrigo. Medically intertrigo is defined as inflammation of the skin that is moist and placed where skin folds rub against each other. These rashes are usually red, and there may be some white coloured material too on the inflamed skin.

How to Get Rid of Sweat Rash Under Breast

How to Get Rid of Sweat Rash Under Breast

This condition is a result of skin to skin friction as well as due to candida fungus in most of the cases or Corynebacterium. Both candida fungus and corynebacteria thrive in the moist and warm environment, and so they quickly increase in number in the skin folds under the breast. Obese females and those with heavy breast are more prone to this issue.

We have several home remedies to rescue, but we first recommend you to meet your doctor to rule out eczema or psoriasis. If your dermatologist diagnoses it as sweat rash under the breast try out the home remedies mentioned below to get rid of it.

Home Remedies to Get Rid of Sweat Rash under Breast

1.Cold compress-

To soothe the rashes try a cold compress. It will ease itching and burning. Wrap ice in cheesecloth and apply to the affected area for 5 minutes. Repeat this 3-4 times in a day. Make sure not to use ice directly on the skin, or it may lead to chilblains.

Cold compress

Cold compress

*Make sure the cloth is clean or it may worsen the infection

2. Baking soda-

Baking soda is alkaline and helpful in treating many skin issues. Baking soda neutralises the skin pH and makes it difficult for the microorganism to grow. Also, baking soda soothes inflammation and removes dead skin cells. Mix one-fourth cup of baking soda to 1 teaspoon of apple cider vinegar to make a paste. Apply the paste to sweat rash. After 20 minutes wash it off. Repeat this two time in a day.

Baking soda

Baking soda


3.Garlic-

Garlic is antifungal and antiseptic. Cush 2-4 cloves of garlic and adding little water to it make a paste. Apply the paste to the affected area and leave it for 20 minutes. This is followed by washing it off. Repeat this two times in a day.

Garlic

Garlic


4. Chamomile-

Do you know chamomile being anti-inflammatory can be used to get rid of sweat rash under the breast? It is rich in volatile oils such as bisabolol oxides A, B and matricin. Also, it contains flavonoids. All these compounds are useful in minimising skin infections. Steep a bag of chamomile tea in a cup of water for 10 minutes. Strain the solution and with the help of a cotton ball apply it to the rashes. You will soon be relieved of itching and burning.

Chamomile Tea

Chamomile Tea


5. Turmeric-

Turmeric has been used for ages to treat skin diseases. It contains curcumin that is antibacterial, antiseptic a anti-inflammatory. Add a half teaspoon of turmeric powder to a glass of boiling water and simmer for 15 minutes. When the solution cools down, wash the affected area with it. If your rashes aren’t grooves, make a paste of turmeric powder by adding sufficient amount of water and then apply you t to the affected part. Rinse it off after half an hour. Repeat this 2-3 times in a day.

Turmeric

Turmeric


6. Aloe vera-

Aloe vera has soothing and cooling property. It is nati-inflammatory, antifungal and antibacterial. It also removes the dead skin cells and heals the rashes. Extract fresh gel from aloe vera leaf and apply it to rashes under the breast. Leave it for 20 minutes and then rinse it off with water. Repeat this two times in a day.

Aloe vera

Aloe vera


7. Coconut oil-

Now this is the most straightforward and readily available home remedy. Lauric acid present in coconut makes it an ideal treatment for any skin issues as it is antibacterial and antifungal. Also, it relieves itch and soothes burns. Just apply coconut oil 3-4 time in a day to the affected area and forget.

Coconut Oil

Coconut Oil


Precautions to Prevent Sweat Rash under Breast

To avoid rash sweat under breast under your skin under the breast correctly every day with soap and water. Dry out the area and then apply talcum powder before wearing clothes. Always use a mild soap. Make sure the bra and your dress is not too tight. Before sleeping it’s better to remove the bra and wear loose clothing. Wash your clothes correctly, and in case you are a diabetic meet your doctor.

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