Do you have that rashes and unpleasant smell under your breasts, armpits, belly part and genital area? You might be having intertrigo.
Intertrigo is a condition in which larger skin-fold areas of your body are greatly affected. It is mostly common to overweight individuals.
Because skins in these areas are irritated by friction, it then leads to itching, redness and foul odor. In infants, it is commonly called as a diaper rash.
- Lack of air circulation
- Cracked skin
- Foul odor
- Itchy skin
- ALWAYS keep skin dry
- Expose the skin to air
- Apply petroleum jelly to the affected part to avoid irritation
- Lose weight
- Wear cool and loose clothing
- Maintain good hygiene
- Wash skin with antibacterial soap
- Apply absorbent powder on the skin to keep it dry