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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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I have these bumps on my hands, stomach, and legs and they itch. Are they from stress or are they a heat rash?

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

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Heat rash on back of both hands?

Various causes: There are several causes for redness on the back of your hands. These include a sun sensitivity due to an internal medication or topical creams, lime juice, or may be related to something going on inside your body. Seek care if this does not clear. ...Read more

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I have a heat rash on my right hand and was wondering if antihistamines would help or if not what is the best way to treat it?

I have a heat rash on my right hand and was wondering if antihistamines would help or if not what is the best way to treat it?

Unknown rash on hand: Not sure what you mean by a heat rash. Other than hives and urticaria i don't know of a rash that will benefit much from antihistamines. You may need to get someone to take a look and make a diagnosis to choose an effective therapy. Make an appointment with a physician if it is chronic or recurrent. If it is mild consider a topical Hydrocortisone cream otc. ...Read more

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6 mo old has had clear liq. Filled blisters on body. Not hand foot disease. Ped. Doesnt know. I've had malaria. Not a heat rash. Blisters fill w/blood?

6 mo old has had clear liq. Filled blisters on body. Not hand foot disease. Ped. Doesnt know. I've had malaria. Not a heat rash. Blisters fill w/blood?

Viral: Illnesses can do this. Herpes can cause blisters. Chickenpox, coxsackie, and other viruses can all lead to blisters. If these have been ruled out, great! if it is getting worse then see a dermatologist. Otherwise many rashes just run their course. ...Read more

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Heat bumps all over face....what can get rid of them?

Heat bumps all over face....what can get rid of them?

BUMPS ALL OVER FACE: SINCE I CANNOT SEE THE BUMPS, IT WOULD BE BETTER FOR YOU TO CONSULT WITH THE DOCTORS WHO KNOW ALL ABOUT FACE BUMPS. A DERMATOLOGIST! ...Read more

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How do I get rid of these heat bumps on my face and skin.

How do I get rid of these heat bumps on my face and skin.

See your doctor: See your doctor to get the bumps diagnosed then they can be treated once they know what they are. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of these heat bumps on my face and skin ?

How do I get rid of these heat bumps on my face and skin ?

Heat Rash???: The most important thing you can do is try to reduce how much you are sweating. If possible, stay in a cool, dry place. You can take cool baths or use a clean cloth dipped in cold water to cool the areas with the rash. Also be sure to wear loose clothes that let your skin breathe. I don't know if that is what you are asking ? ...Read more

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