A 50-year-old member asked:
Can desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) rapid relief cream help heat rash?
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Dr. Roman Bronfenbrener answered
8 years experience in Dermatology
No: Heat rash, or miliaria, is due to blocked sweat ducts in the skin. The best treatment is to cool and fan the area to allow sweating to resume and unclog the ducts.
Answered on Nov 27, 2017
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