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Dry Heat Rashes
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?
See a dermatologist: Maybe eczema. Prescriptions will help.Get a more detailed answer ›
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?
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 more
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? Don't 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
I've had circular rashes appear on my body recently and it seems to be spreading and heat seems to make them red and standout more. It won't go away?
Generalized rash: The differential diagnosis of a generalized rash is large. You should schedule an appointment to visit a dermatologist as soon as possible. Certain factors are important such as whether the rash is raised or flat, itchy or not, involving the palms of the hands or the soles of the feet, or not. If the rash started in one location and spread to another, describe it to them, and your history and meds ...Read more
I have rashes on my forearms. Sometimes they look like heat rashes. I have had them for over a year. They come and go. The are itchy. What do I do?
My 3 month old baby developed a prickly heat-like rashes all over the body with unknown cause. Need helpful advice?
Rashes on skin which increase and start itching on excessive exposure to sunlight, heat and sweat.
Many causes: Generally any type of rash worsens with heat exposure and sweating. It can be urticaria or eczema but also can be other kinds of rashes. You need to have a doctor look at it to determine what it is. ...Read more
I've been having leaking bladder and been getting heat rashes. Can a bladder that leaks causes heat rashes?
Here are some. ..: If what you concerned is truly heat rash, it should go away in 3-5 days after giving the affected area a good clean & dry environment with regular care + adequate ventilation. But, oftentimes, the rashes in the areas you described may have skin yeast infection, for which applying antifungal - steroid cream lightly once or twice daily will help quickly in 2-3 days. For detail or in doubt, see Doc. ...Read more
I get hives and rashes when my body gets heat or exposed to sun etc., and it's itching a lot like needles poking. Please suggest me some help?
Physical urticaria: Cholinergic urticaria is not allergy. There is direct stimulation of twitchy mast cells when you are sweaty. Antihistamine will help. Zyrtec is best. Generic cetirizine is the same thing for less cost. Standard dose is 1 pill [10mg] a day. Some people take 2 or 3. Even 3 a day is usually well tolerated but a few people will feel drowsy. ...Read more
. I find rashes or like a small zits on my face after cooking process. Due to tat cooking heat maybe. Any advices?
Face: Hard to know. Maybe splatters from cooking oil if you use that or from having your face too close to the heat. May be exacerbation of eczema. See your dermatologist to have it checked. ...Read more
Does the absorbent cornstarch mexsana medicated powder work for heat rashes? Rash under my right breast, came back but it's healing again.
Not enough descripti: We can not advice as to the diagnosis, why you think it is heat rash, but if you are sure and medicated powder worked before you may try it again. Heat rashes are usually self limited and do not need any treatment. All you need is to make surethere is plenty of air ciirculation around the skin, wear light loose fitting clothes preferabely cotton which will help your skin breathe. And stay cool. ...Read more
I have heat rashes under my breast 5days ago and have treated it, but I have been noticing something like eczema on the surface of my breast area. Help?
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.
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?
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
Male 24. Have circular red rashes on inner thighs beside testicles. Feel heat, burning & itchiness. Painful, have to walk with legs apart. Help please?
Allergist dx constant flat rashes neck, arms, are from choligenic urticaria, the heat from exercise and a mix of detergent reaction. Says try zyrtec (cetirizine)?
Urticaria: It's difficult to tell if you truly have cholinergic urticaria from your description. Usually urticaria is raised. But some people have what is called dermatographia which causes flat red hot skin especially when stressed, touched or hot. In either condition Zyrtec (cetirizine) should help ...Read more