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Causes Of Heat Rash On My Upper Abdomen
I get hard painless welts all over my stomach whenever I'm out in the sun even when I'm wearing a shirt. It's not heat rash, any idea what it could be?
Cholinergic Hives: Cholinergic urticaria is a medical term used to describe a subcategory of physical urticaria (hives). It is characterized by a hypersensitive response in the skin as a result of the body increasing in temperature (passively or actively), or the precipitating release of sweat. Treatment can be oral antihistamines. ...Read more
I'm noticing with the weather being as hot as it is I have little bumps all over my chest and stomach. Could this be a heat rash, what should I do?
Yes it may be: Yes it may be heat rash due to the hot weather. It happens when your sweat ducts become blocked and perspiration is trapped under your skin. Most of the time the rash goes away on its own. Best way is to cool your skin and prevent sweating, stay in airconditioned area, wear loose clothes, let thye skin air dry rather thenusing towels. If the skin is itchy use calamine lotion or Hydrocortisone cream. ...Read more
Heat rash was itchy but now feels like it burns on fold of skin between chest and stomach, how long does it take to heal and anyway to speed it up?
A week: It can take several days to a week for a mild skin rash to heal. If you have an extensive area of involvement or a more serious rash it could be a bit longer. Moisturizing lotions and keeping the area cool and free of friction ot rubbing may help. ...Read more
I went tanning a few times this week and have a rash between my breasts and on my stomach. They are raised bumps and they itch. Is this a heat rash?
My 6m old daughter has light pink tiny bumps on chest&stomach I think it's heat rash should I put aquaphora on after bath or just keep her clean&dry?
Clean/dry: If you really think it is a heat rash, then just keeping it clean and dry is the way to go. Using moisturizers like aquaphor may just trap more moisture in. If it doesn't clear up within a few days of conservative treatment have doc look at the rash to make sure it is what you think. ...Read more
My 6m old daughter has light pink tiny bumps on her chest & stomach think it's heat rash should I apply aquaphora after bath? Or just keep clean & dry
Clean and dry: Is my vote. Especially since this time of year is more humid. ...Read more
Weird rash on whole stomach for a week looks like millions of little zits or raised lumps. Doesn't look like heat rash. Don't usually get pimples.
Entire body feels as if it's burning, bumps all over my skin including stomach, thighs and arms. I think it's heat rash, but what can I do to cure it?
Doctor can evaluate: Rashes are hard to describe in words. Usually, a doctor has to look at a rash to see what it might be. For common rashes such as eczema, mild reactions to plants or chemicals, excessive dryness, or little itchy bumps, over-the-counter Hydrocortisone 1% cream for 1 week, usually helps. A doctor can help figure out the cause, look for internal disorders, and decide if Claritin (loratadine) or zyrtec would help. ...Read more
2 yr old w a heat rash...Wht is the best thing to help get rid of it on arms, stomach, and back was in florida last wk and wore sunblock has dr appt?
Heat rash: Use virgin coconut oil to sooth your child's skin. It will help to fade the rash. ...Read more
I have these bumps on my hands, stomach, and legs and they itch. Are they from stress or are they a heat rash?
Medical evaluation: Dear cheetah, this is one of those things that actually requires a medical history & examination of the lesions in order to provide an even remotely accure assessment. Suggest this be evaluated by your personal physician or a dermatologist. Take care. ...Read more
My 3 month old grandaughter has red rashes on her tummy and its weeping. How to treat it and is it heat rash?
This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes.
Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more
What is best for a heat rash on a baby I use the aveno baby bath and it seemed to be working but now its spread from his belly to his sides?
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This is probably eczema. ...Read more
My 6 month old has a rash on his belly and sides also on his knees II thought it was a heat rash but its been there for a few days I have tried using?
More info: What have you tried using? And is it bothering him at all. You can message me if you like. ...Read more
Had a heat rash, kept scratching as little as possible, rash is gone but now I itch on my mid to lower back, mid to lower belly, no rash there either.
I have what looks like a heat rash covering belly chest and back, is this heat rash or could it be something else? All the red bumps are raised
Heat Rash (Miliaria) occurs from blockage of sweat glands. Excessive sweating leads to overhydration of the outer layer of the skin, which is composed of dead cells. The excess accumulation of dead cells blocks the sweat glands and cause sweat to accumulate under the skin. This causes small papules (bumps) and vesicles (tiny blisters) to
appear appear. SEE:. http://bit. Ly/1CW6vnd ...Read more
I have like a heat rash 2 inches below my belly button an a few on my penis anyone know what it could be as don't sleep around same woman for 2 years?
See your doctor: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more
I'm on a dose of prednisone for heat rash, ending in 3 days and took ibuprofen as well yesterday. Today I have a possible UTI and wondering if that's a side effect of taking both. Stomach has been messed up all day too?
Son got his vaccines and has red pimples on his arms, chest, and back not on legs or stomach. Could it be heat rash from fever or vaccine related?
Dermatitis: Your son needs to be seen by PEds to make sure it is not vaccine reaction. ...Read more
Hi Dr, I get repeated rashes the underside of my breast for which I am currently using Dermikelp as I do not want to use cortisone. Is this caused due to heat rash as I do suffer from the heat. What else can I do to ease the situation?
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
Usually: Restrictive clothing, friction, are the usual causes. ...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
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?
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
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?
Psychiatric Meds: Some psychiatric medications make a person more senstive to the sun, ask your doctor or pharmacist for help regarding your particular medications. You can also research all psych meds on the soundmindz. Org web site. Best. ...Read more
How can I identify if my baby has heat rash or eczema? Her rashes are red and its flaky on her face, because of dryness her cheek has a small cut now.
I had unprotected sex with a guy about six years ago and he didn't cum inside me but ony stomach and I got a rash there I can't remember how long after that. But now I break out in this itch and hiives whenever I get I'm heat and take hot showers or any
Heat Rash Itch: Per Mayo Clinic. "Spend as much time as possible in air-conditioned buildings. Bathe or shower in cool water with nondrying soap, then let your skin air-dry instead of toweling off. Use calamine lotion or cool compresses to calm itchy, irritated skin." REF: http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/heat-rash/basics/lifestyle-home-remedies/con-20033908 ...Read more
Consult: Consider a virtual consult to discuss possible diagnoses and treatment or discuss with your doctor. More personal information will be needed to help. Good luck! ...Read more
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