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 of: October 31, 2019

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

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