Can yeast infections cause a skin rash?

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There are several types of yeast infections. Two of the most common are vaginal yeast infections and skin yeast infections. Yeast infections of the skin can cause rashes often referred to as intertrigo. This sort of rash is often located in areas that retain moisture, such as the skin folds under the arm on the abdomen or in the groin area.

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Yeast Infections

Yeast Infections

Vaginal yeast infection is the most common yeast infection. Men can get yeast infections too, and people with diabetes or compromised immune systems may also get yeast infections. Some are not genital infections, but can affect th...

e mouth or other parts of the body. Treatment is either a topical application or an oral medication. Learn more about yeast infections from our experts.
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