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Rash under stomach flap (Pannus) ?
Anyone else got this? WAY TMI..

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#1 Brasso

Posted 18 November 2009 - 06:23 AM

I have the dreaded stomach flap (pannus) after 4 pregnancies.

I've noticed that just before my period, I get a rash under one side of my pannus.

A dose or 2 or bepanthen, or 3B seems to get rid of it, but it's odd that it happens just before my period.

Has anyone else experienced this? The 4 doctors I've seen in an attempt to solve this little mystery have never come across it, and normally prescribe hydrocortisone cream for the problem, but it's so bizarre.

#2 MotherJedi

Posted 18 November 2009 - 06:29 AM

Can't help you with the before your period questions.

But mine clears up easily with a sprinkle of Curash baby powder.  It works faster than any other product I've used!

#3 meljbau

Posted 18 November 2009 - 06:32 AM

I have it too and also on one side of my groin. I think it must be that you get a rise in temp just before your period. That's the only explanation I can think of.
I think there are many things that are hormonal thta can't be explained. I used to have terrible hayfever but when I have a Mirena inserted I don't have any trouble. As the Mirena comes to the end of its life the hayfever comes back. New mirena-no hayfever. My doctor just laughed when I told her but I believe my hormones played a part in my hayfever response.

#4 fairy bread

Posted 18 November 2009 - 06:36 AM

Could it be caused by yeast? I get thrush most times before my period so maybe something like that?

#5 dessy123

Posted 18 November 2009 - 10:45 PM

Yes I get this too, I usually get told to use an anti fungal cream.


Posted 18 November 2009 - 10:53 PM

Tummy tuck is my solution, until I get mine good old corn flour will help.

#7 Prawnstar

Posted 20 November 2009 - 11:49 PM

Another BIG fan of curash powder - use it more on me than the kiddies!

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