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Causes Of Heat Rash On The Right Arm
It could be...: Hard to tell without seeing it. It could be a reaction to something you were exposed to, could be dry skin, could be something called keratosis pilaris, which is basically excessively dry skin and hard to treat, but not dangerous. Please see your doctor; it will be easier to diagnose in person, or you can consult one of us on Prime. ...Read more
Red rash on face and arm that looks like heat rash/prickly heat. What can I do to make it go away?
Depends on the cause: There are many types and causes of skin rashes that could cause itching. 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Iv got a itchy rash under my up under my arms it looks like a heat rash how can I be sure that's what iy is?
Self-test: Try antifungal powder couple times a day for a few days--if improvement, that is likely what it is. If not, see your dr or a dermatologist for evaluation. ...Read more
I developed a sweat/heat rash under arms, between thighs and behind knees and thighs. How do I get rid of this?
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This is probably eczema. ...Read more
I have small bumps all over my arm and my inner thighs. I thought it was a heat rash but it seems like it's spreading. It started yesterday an seems to be getting worse. They sting and itch skin toned too.?
See your doctor: Many possible causes, many possible treatments. The longer you go unseen, the tougher it may be to get rid of it. ...Read more
I have what looks like heat rash in both armpits. Its spreading down my arms & sides, but my arms & sides look like I have chicken pox. What's wrong?
Pustular rash: This could be folliculitis or an irritated infectious rash from rubbing between your skin surfaces. I wonder if you've been hot and sweaty lately? Since it's spreading you should show a doc since it needs to be stopped. There are other things it could be like out of control fungus, contact allergy (any new deodorants?) or less likely the start of some viral infection--I doubt chicken pox tho. ...Read more
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
My 1 month old son keeps getting red bumps all over his face chest and upper arms on and off. Could this be heat rash, or can he possibly be allergic to the baby wash I use for his bath?
Could be either: Hold this baby wash for now, usr something else, keep him dry as much you can, if the rash keeps coming see your baby's doctor ...Read more
Itchy rash under breasts healthy female 77 years old in good health, applied green tea mixture with tea tree oil topically and got some relief. Have this problem for two weeks. Yesterday I felt warm and in seconds got a heat rash with tingling on both arm
5 week old has developed a skin rash. It's located on arms chest and legs and slightly on cheeks. Tiny red bumps. Doc said eczema. I think heat rash?
Baby has pimples that turn red with sweat or bath but stay white when normal on back, chest, and arms. Is it acne, heat rash, or allergy from vaccine?
Baby Pimples: Baby pimples or acne, which can be light colored and on various body parts as you describe, often become a bit darker on certain conditions like exposure to heat/water or agitation/crying. These should gradually fade away in a couple of months. Get these checked by your baby's pediatrician at his next regular check to get reassurance re their benign nature. ...Read more
I have dry skin on arms inside elbow was very red skin & sore Now red in underarms & today under breasts Doc gave me Steroid Cream & Aquaphor. Can I use Aquaphor 4 breasts if heat rash? Don't know if it is dry skin like arms or red from heat? I am 80
I have a severe itch in my right armpit along with rash in same area. Have had this for about 2-3 weeks. Thought it may be a heat rash?
Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, sun exposure, insect bites, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...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
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
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