A 20-year-old female asked:
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after minor sunburn just bad enough to peel i have little red dots on area. causes ? i have a + ana, been told it is a false + . is this signifgant

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Dr. Frank Armstrong
23 years experience Dermatology
Possible heat rash: Tough to say without pictures. Sounds like miliaria or heat rash. Apply cool compresses, Aveen baths and aveeno (oatmeal) blue cap eczema care OTC as needed for starts.
Answered on Jun 8, 2017

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