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Dry Heat Rashes
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
Red, itchy rash on wrists and right below onto forearms. Hands are dry from washing & cold weather. Lotion burns rash & hot water is painful.
Irritant dermatitis?: If you wash your arms and hands a lot, the skin gets dry. Once it gets irritated, anything you put on may hurt you. The itching and blister point more to a contact allergy. Try avoiding scented or antibacterial soap and too much washing. If problem persists, talk to doctor or a dermatologist to pin down what the culprit may be. Patch testing may be needed. ...Read more
Itchy prickly skin all over that move, no rash, slightly lumpy gums & mucosal areas, dry prickly airways, dry itchy eyes, NO runny nose/eyes. Allergy?
Perhaps: Diagnosis cannot be made from your short list of symptoms alone. When was the last time you had a comprehensive Dental examination and a comprehensive Medical physical. If it's been a while, please schedule now. ...Read more
Experiencing symptoms for 10 months. Dry itchy skin. Rashes all over. Dry cough. Dry chapped lips/mouth. Cuts and scratches won't heal. Nail changes?
MGT: An appointment is suggested and may be booked online. You may have allergies and an allergy plan may be outlined. ...Read more
Stinging skin sensation around eyes
Flaky facial skin & dandruff
Sore, dry and tight facial skin
Hot skin and feaver.
No allergies. For 4 weeks.
Prickly heat or allergic reaction to opiate painkiller? - painful burning sensation over whole body & face, dry mouth, tight dry throat, racing heart.
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Won't help, and: won't harm, treating an allergic reaction depends on the severity and symptoms, ranging from applying topical steroid /antihistaminic creams, to giving antihistamines orally or by injection, up to hospitalization if need be. Dry skin needs skin care and seeing a dermatologist for better management, best wishes ...Read more
Keep cooler: Heat rash usually resolves in a few days unless you continue to sweat too much. So dress in cooler clothes or remove a layer of clothes, blankets, etc. Try not to use any topical creams or ointments that can also hold in heat. Keep cooler and the rash should go away on its own. Cool water will feel good on the rash. Solarcaine gel would help with comfort also. ...Read more
I am asthematic. I keep getting itchy dry rashes all over body mostly due to heat. A circular patch appears which gets darker and than dis appears.?
Eczema: It may be eczema which is a dry skin condition that could be caused by allergies. Indoor dry heat could aggravate eczema. If you are asthmatic then you are more prone to developing eczema. Treatment includes moisturizers, antihistamines and steroid creams. Humidifiers can be helpful during the heating season. ...Read more
My skin is dry and itchy. When i sweat i get prickly heat like rashes which leaves behind dark patches and marks all over my skin .Help me?
Heat rash under bra. Can I dry it out with rubbing alcohol? Creams don't work. Bath with baking soda is awesome but I can't live in my tub.
It depends: Sometimes the rash can be caused by an infection whether bacterial or fungal. Keeping it dry is important . Hair dryers after bathing and powders are generally recommended. Weight loss and even breast reduction surgery can be considered in severe cases. Rather than rubbing alcohol I would first try aloe vera or another topical known to soothe and address mild topical infections. ...Read more
Developed a heat-rash on belt line while traveling in HOT humid weather last week. Keeping it clean, dry, cool, with no improvement 3 days. Fungal?
I have a rash on my back look like heat rash for 3 months sometimes was itchy and end up with dry skin and now its gone after i used lotion any ideas?
My 7 week old baby has a rash that looks like a heat rash on her face and it gets very red and dry is this something to worry about?
Baby acne: You needn' t worry.Try using a little baby oil on the rash ...Read more
I've a red rash between my breasts it's dry & peeling & at times itchy. At 1st I thought heat rash due to large breasts & was really hot but now cold?
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
Think got heat rash because dehydrated? Dry mouth? Reason why always feel dehydrated? Do psych meds create dehydration long after leaving body
Yes: These drugs can cause dry mouth. Dry mouth can cause serious dental problems, your teeth are much more at risk for decay. So drink water to hydrated, avoid sodas and juice, too much sugar and acid, chew xylitol or sugar free gums. Biotene dry mouth products are great. If you use mouthwash you need one without alcohol. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hair thinning, 24 yo active female, very dry palms, inability to sweat as much as before, heat rash after exercise i'm a very active 24 year old. I teach aerobics and dance on average about 6 times a week. A year ago i had an emergency apendectomy, and a
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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? Dont know if it is dry skin like arms or red from heat? I am 80
See below: If heat rashes truly - impossible to say. But are they heat rashes? I would get the pm looked at. ...Read more
I have some painless faint small redbdots in one sode of ny inner thies, it looks a bit like a bite, read about heat rashes but it dosnt go away.
New?: or these spots new or they are there for long tim ? birth mark? . May not be of any significance. Please show them to your doctor for proper diagnosis ...Read more