When I shower, I break out in red “bumps” across my chest, abdomen, shoulders, and back?

When I shower, I break out in red “bumps” across my chest, abdomen, shoulders, and back. I also noticed this after I went for a run outside with no shirt. At first, it was just a small patch, and it did not itch, burn, or anything, so for a while I was not concerned; now it is spreading all over my upper body.

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Dr Ahmed Fawzy
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Dr Ahmed Fawzy

Hi
This is heat rash from blocking in sweat ducts, apply a good skin moisturizer it should go away
It is nothing serious
Good Luck

Dr Masr
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Dr Masr

Pitryasis versicolor mostly , or could be eczema if severely itchy

I recommend yo use soothing agents and if still, use mild potency steroids

Dr Mahaveer
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Dr Mahaveer

hi,
this is a mild variety of eczema.
apply anti histaminic creams with steroid base.
do not scratch or apply anything warm.
thanks

Dr.Honey
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Dr.Honey

Hi..
Looks like allergic rash and bumps.
Does it itch severely or occurs after applying any specific soap or detergent?

Try changing the soap you use, take benadryl and apply caladryl lotion..

Hope this helps..

Dr. Ayman Darrag
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Dr. Ayman Darrag

I suppose that is either fungal infection or allergic dermatitis, may be you used someone’s else towel or washing loaf ..
Did you?

Dr Masr
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Dr Masr

It was not there before the shower??
Is it itchy or not??

Coz it’s more common to be heat rash as my colleague said …
This is self limiting condition

Kevin
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Kevin

I had that, my dermatologist said it was a non harmful yeast on the ski , had to pay for expensive cream which ended up being antifungal cream, apply it for a few days and it goes away. You can get antifungal cream at the dollar store or buy the cheapest brand at any store.

Khalid
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Khalid

I have the same thing but mine isn’t red it’s dry n itchy it comes out more when I sweat

Brandon Fishwick
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Brandon Fishwick

I have the same issue and it really lowers my self asteam and my insecurities are going through the roof. What mositerisers should I use I need this gone

Caleb
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Caleb

Same thing happened to me

Tiffany H
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Tiffany H

I have the same problem, I am a female. It is located under my breasts, on my breasts, lower back, and upper abdomen. It originated on my lower back. My family doctor keeps saying it’s a fungal infection and giving me a cream for it but it does not seem to go away. I’ve been dealing with this for about a year… any answers would be super helpful…

Refael
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Refael

Hi tiffany you describe the same situation i had. Took some pills against fungus for a few.months. i ak not sure if it stopped the fungus. But the rush still stays. Sometimes it is realy red..other times it is it is barely visible. Dont know what to do. Two doctors says it is fungus and will go away..and it doesnt!