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Intertrigo: Introduction

Intertrigo: This is an erythematous skin condition which occurs in areas where there is apposition of the skin surfaces. See detailed information below for a list of 10 causes of Intertrigo, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Intertrigo:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Intertrigo. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Intertrigo: Symptom Checker

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Intertrigo Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Intertrigo may include:

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Stories from Users for Intertrigo

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Intertrigo: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Intertrigo may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Intertrigo

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Causes of Intertrigo listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Intertrigo as a symptom include:

Definitions of Intertrigo:

A superficial dermatitis occurring on skin surfaces in contact with each other, such as the axillae, neck creases, intergluteal fold, between the toes, etc. Obesity is a predisposing factor. The condition is caused by moisture and friction and is characterized by erythema, maceration, burning, and exudation.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Chafing between two skin surfaces that are in contact (as in the armpit or under the breasts or between the thighs)
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Detailed list of causes of Intertrigo

The list below shows some of the causes of Intertrigo mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Intertrigo?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Intertrigo. Of the 10 causes of Intertrigo that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 1 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 9 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Intertrigo:

The following list of conditions have 'Intertrigo' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Intertrigo Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Intertrigo based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Classifications of Intertrigo:

    Medical Conditions associated with Intertrigo:

    Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Skin color symptoms (2348 causes), Skin problems (3422 causes)

    Symptoms related to Intertrigo:

    Rash in skin folds, Skin inflammation (49 causes), Fungal, Virus, Bacteria, Armpits, Thighs, Genital folds, Dermatitis (116 causes)

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