Lemon juice for rash

How to Get Rid of Rash Under the Breasts

Your rash under the breast is most likely caused by the trapped excessive sweat due to lack of air circulation or the bra which doesn't fit well and rubs on the skin.

The rash can appear under one or both breasts and you would want to get rid of it immediately as you do not want this allergic reaction to turn into full blown infection.

Hot and humid climatic conditions and obesity are some of the factors that contribute to such rashes. The rash under breast is a kind of dermatitis which can be easily removed with the help of natural home remedies.

Sometimes the rashes can turn into fungal or yeast infection due to warm and moist environment where these bacteria thrive. If you are breastfeeding mother then sometimes allergic reaction or infection of the breast tissue can also cause rash under breast.

If it is an infection or you suspect infection, then consult a doctor otherwise following simple home remedies can be used to get relief from itching and burning sensation.

5 Simple and Effective Natural Remedies for Rash Under Breasts


You will find most of these ingredients in your kitchen and easily accessible. Use them as soon as you notice a rash under your breasts.

Sometimes just one application can resolve the rash, particularly if it has just propped up. Otherwise continued use can get rid of the rash within 2-3 days.

1. Lemon

Lemon is a very powerful antifungal agent. It also contains Vitamin C as an antioxidant. Apply lemon juice on the rash. Keep it there for 30 minutes. Wash the area and dab it dry with clean cotton towel. You can apply lemon 2 times a day.Your rash should disappear with 4-5 applications.

Lemon will also ensure that the rash doesn't get infected with fungus.

2. Vinegar

Wash the affected area under the breast with diluted apple cider vinegar. One tablespoon of apple cider vinegar added to a glass of water will suffice. Dab it dry with a clean cotton towel. Do it 3 times a day until the rash disappear.

4. Coconut Oil

Apply extra virgin coconut oil on the rash. It will soothe the itching and act as a lubricant to eliminate friction between your ill fitted bra and your skin. Use it 2-3 times a day until the rash is completely gone.

3. Garlic

Garlic and coconut oil work even better than coconut oil alone. Slice a couple of Garlic cloves fine and keep it in a tablespoon of coconut oil overnight in a small sealed container. Apply the oil next day on the rash 3-4 times a day to completely finish the oil in the container. Make another preparation for the next day in the same manner. Within a couple of day your rash will either completely disappear or begin to recede fast. Continue the use until you get rid of the rash completely.

5. Cornstarch

Cornstarch gives relief from itching and burning sensation. It should be applied with care otherwise it will mess up the condition and you can get infected if you apply the cornstarch in wet area.

Make sure that your skin is completely dry before sprinkling the cornstarch. Wash the area with soap and dry it with a cotton towel. Sprinkle cornstarch and relax. Wash and clean dry the are after 30 minutes. Do it 2 times a day.

In addition to all these instant remedies, you can do a lot to ensure that the rashes do not reappear. If you are obese or overweight then work on reducing weight.

Take more frequent showers during the day. 2-3 times a day during those warm and humid days will go a long way in ensuring that the rash is not formed.

Apply skin creams to avoid your bra creating friction with the skin. Also make sure that the fabric used for bra is cotton. Certain kinds of synthetic material do not suit some people.

It is also important to ensure that no traces of any detergents are left after washing and drying your bra in the laundry.

If you maintain proper hygiene and follow the above precautions then you don't have to worry about rash under your breasts.