Thrush on the Skin and under the Breasts


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Many people suffer thrush as a form of skin infection at some point in their lives. There are many reasons for this. The main reason is that there a few places on the body that provide an ideal environment for the Candida fungus to grow and thrive. These include places that tend to get warm and sweaty such as the armpits, the groin area and under the breasts.

The symptoms of thrush on the skin or under the breads will typically start with the development of a red rash on the affected area. This rash will usually be sore to touch or itchy. As the infection develops, your symptoms may be become a little more severe, sometimes involving small swellings a bit like blisters on the affected area. You may then start to accumulate a creamy-white or yellow-ish thick substance on the rash.

Treatment of Thrush on the Skin and Under the Breasts

Treatment of thrush on the skin or under the breasts is most often treated with specific creams. For milder cases, an antifungal cream is advised and can fully treat the infected area within around a week. If you are suffering from a more severe case of the infection, a mild steroid cream may be also advised to be used in conjunction with the antifungal cream. It is important, however, that you do not use the steroid cream alone, as this will only work to worsen your symptoms.

If these treatments still do not work, then you should return to your doctor or pharmacy. They may prescribe you further prescriptions of anti-fungal creams or advise you to take antifungal tablets to be taken orally.


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