Rash Areas on the Body

Places on the body where rashes are common

Rashes often form on certain parts of the body that are moist and in spots where skin touches skin. For example, they are common in the armpits, groin, back, feet, and toes. They are also common under the breasts and belly, inside the elbows, and behind the knees.

Current as ofApril 18, 2018

Author: Healthwise Staff
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Thomas M. Bailey, MD, CCFP - Family Medicine
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Gayle E. Stauffer, RN - Registered Nurse

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