Rashes under the breasts are quite common and the factors that trigger it are: excessive sweating, body weight and big breasts, and in some isolated cases could be a sign of diabetes or autoimmune diseases. However, moisture and friction will lead to the appearance of red, sensitive areas, subsequently associated with desquamation and even painful cracks.
Summer is the season when you are most prone to develop rashes under the breasts, especially if you’re wearing synthetic clothes.
How to get rid of rashes under the breasts?
The easiest way to get rid of such rashes is to avoid wearing synthetic clothes and always choose wearing natural material such as cotton. Although they may seem harmless, these irritations can lead to the development of bacteria and the appearance of fungi. A doctor can give you the best advice for treating them, of course with some over-the-counter topical ointments, but you also have some natural alternatives that you can try.
Baby powder does wonders for your skin, so it’s no wonder that it can help you get rid of skin rashes. Apply it directly under the breasts and it will dry the area, relieving the itching.
Turmeric is very effective in treating irritations and cuts because it has antiseptic and antibacterial properties. Mix turmeric with aloe vera, water or milk and apply the mixture obtained directly on the irritation. It will immediately relieve the itching and help heal.
Basil is used to cure many diseases and treating under the breasts rashes is one of them. Take a handful of fresh basil leaves, mash them in a mortar and apply the basil paste under your breasts. Leave it there to act for almost half an hour and rinse well lukewarm water. Wipe gently with a soft cotton towel.
A cold compress is the best treatment when dealing with an itchy and burning sensation caused by rashes. Use compress with cold water or even with skim milk. If you use cold water, moisten a clean cloth in very cold water, squeeze it out of excess water and apply it to the affected area under the chest. Leave for 5-10 minutes. If you feel it gets warmed up, moisten it again in cold water. Repeat the process for 20-30 minutes.
If you use milk, don’t forget to wash the area with soap and water.
Garlic has strong antiseptic and antifungal properties due to allicin, one of its components. It’s released only when you crush down a raw garlic clove. So, prepare a garlic paste and apply under your breasts. Leave it to act for 3-5 minutes then rinse with cold water.