A 31-year-old female asked:
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what does a heat rash look like on african american babies? my 1 year old has a rash all over and on her face. how do i treat a rash?

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Dr. Ellen Altenburg
30 years experience Pediatrics
Here is info: Can't diagnosis a rash over the internet, but here is some information about heat rash: http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/tc/heat-rash-topic-overview
Answered on Apr 22, 2015

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May not be heat rash: You should have the baby examined by a pediatrician. This may not be heat rash but eczema or impetigo.
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