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Causes Of Heat Rash On My Groin
Is it normal to have a heat rash in my groin on bouth sides. I was in Spain so was sweaty would that have caused it.its on my scroutum a little to?
Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more
I'm 16, and I have a strange red rash around my groin, on the inside of my thighs. So maybe it's a heat rash?
Get it checked out: Fungal infections are common in that area. ...Read more
Husband has very red skin w/yellow blisters in his crotch and inside leg area. Temperature 99.9. Yesterday just looked like a heat rash w/itching and burning. Today seems much worse. The reddest I have ever seen
This : This rash could be a few different things. - impetigo is a skin infection caused by bacteria - either streptococcus or staph. This needs to be treated with antibiotics. - contact dermatitis is skin inflammation. It can be caused by plants such as poison ivy or poison oak or it can be from contact of a chemical or item that a person is particularly sensitive to. This is usually treated with steroid creams or oral steroids. - viral illness such as chicken pox, shingles or herpes can also cause painful blisters on a red base. This can be treated with anti-virals or just needs to run its course depending on the severity of the infection. The best thing to do is to contact his doctor and have him seen, since each possible problem requires different treatments. Good luck. ...Read more
Usually: Restrictive clothing, friction, are the usual causes. ...Read more
Heat rash: The real heat rash is called Milaria and there are several forms. It may be caused by the occlusion of sweat glands for unknown reasons in most cases. Occlusion, like wearing tight shirts or sitting against leather or vinyl chairs, can lead to this. Commonly, this is seen in bedridden patients. ...Read more
Not likely heat rash: If your rash is occurring in cold weather, that is not likely heat rash. The term heat-rash refers to a rash occurring due to excessive heat. Eczema is often worse in cold and dry weather and so you may want to have it checked out. Without knowing what the rash looks like and its distribution on the body, it is difficult to make a diagnosis. So, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
Took a trip to the beach and got severe heat rash leading to itching. Does psych medicine cause skin to not sweat and create heat rash? Treatments?
Drug reaction.: There is no indication that the drugs you are on have made you more sensitive to the sun exposure. Be sure you are not on st johns worts which may make one more sensitive to the sunlight. It is remotely possible that a very high dose of Benadryl (diphenhydramine) may reduce your sweating but it will have to be more than 10 times the average dose . I suspect your rash is from something else. ...Read more
My 5 month old is cold and sweating and keeps getting bumps on her that looks like a heat rash what could be the cause?
Sweating with rash: You should take your daughter to your doctor for an examination to see what the problem is. ...Read more
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