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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Heat Rash On The Chest

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What method is there to get rid of the heat rash on my chest?

What method is there to get rid of the heat rash on my chest?

Assessment.: This rash would likely need to be examined and more history obtained to be able to provide you with useful input about the diagnosis or possible treatment. ...Read more

Heat Rash (Definition)

The medical term is miliaria. A heat rash is a skin irritation that typically occurs during hot or humid weather. It results when sweat ducts are blocked, and sweat builds up under the skin. Symptoms of a heat rash include small red bumps and vesicles that ...Read more


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Heat rash in chest due to std?

Heat rash in chest due to std?

Rash: Rashes are like baskins robbins, they come in 31 different flavors. You really need to see a doctor for a rash since the only way to get an effective evaluation and treatment is for a doctor to see the rash in-person. ...Read more

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Itchy little bumps on back and chest is it a heat rash?

Itchy little bumps on back and chest is it a heat rash?

Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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I have something on my chest thats bumpy and itchy and it's been spreading. I thought it was a heat rash but it could be an allergic reaction. ?

I have something on my chest thats bumpy and itchy and it's been spreading. I thought it was a heat rash but it could be an allergic reaction. ?

Hard to say: Symptoms can be concerning for hives, contact allergy, fungal infection or heat rash. Hard to say with out looking at the rash and getting more history. Follow up with a physician if it doesn't resolve. ...Read more

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A lot of bumps on my chest! it is super itchy when i sweat! is it heat rash? As far as i know, i'm not allergic to anything. Help?!

A lot of bumps on my chest! it is super itchy when i sweat! is it heat rash? As far as i know, i'm not allergic to anything.  Help?!

Rash: A rash is best evaluated in person by a doctor for a specific diagnosis. The breast bone is a common place for rash/heat rash especially due to sweating and heat. Try a topical anti-itch cream and consider adding a non-sedating antihistamine once or twice per day until rash is gone. Keep area clean and no scrubbing. ...Read more

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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

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

See below: 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

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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?

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

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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?

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

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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?

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

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My daughter has red bumps all over her except her nose today i noticed three more on her chest, is this baby acne, eczema or heat rash?

My daughter has red bumps all over her except her nose today i noticed three more on her chest, is this baby acne, eczema or heat rash?

Red bumps: Not knowing your child's age i would rule out baby acne. Eczema doesn' t usually cause bumps. She might heat rash but could also have the hives.. For heat rash cut down on room temperature and/ or clothes child is wearing. For hives you can try benadryl (diphenhydramine). ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Skin Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more


Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more