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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?

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. Doesn't 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. Doesn't 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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There are bumps showing up on my butt cheeks. Are they a heat rash or what?

There are bumps showing up on my butt cheeks. Are they a heat rash or what?

Bumps Bottom: These like so many other things in medicine need to be looked at to tell what they are. Just today my granddaughter had bumps on her bottom, I could not diagnose it with the pictures my daughter sent me, but easily diagnosed it when she brought her over and I could see them. ...Read more

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I have bumps on the shaft of my penis that looks like heat bumps I get it like three times a year it stay for no more than a week and then goes away?

I have bumps on the shaft of my penis that looks like heat bumps I get it like three times a year it stay for no more than a week and then goes away?

See your doctor: When you have the bumps see your doctor to be diagnosed, they may need to culture the lesions. It could be any number of things including herpes. ...Read more

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What causes heat bumps?

What causes heat bumps?

Clothed hot humid sk: Usually occurs in skin that is covered by clothing with excessive sweating under hot and humid weather conditions. ...Read more

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How do you treat heat bumps?

How do you treat heat bumps?

Heat rash?: Another name is prickly heat. It is a rash that you get in hot humid climates when skin is covered by no breathable fabrics. Cool water and soap will help, aloe, and hydrocortisone for severe cases. Avoidance and prevention are best. ...Read more

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Do heat bumps itch?

Yes -: See; http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/heat-rash/basics/symptoms/con-20033908

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Does rubbing alchol get rid of heat bumps?

Does rubbing alchol get rid of heat bumps?

No: Gently cooling the skin is the treatment for heat bumps. Rubbing alcohol may actually irritate the skin and make the problem worse. ...Read more

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What can cause your lips to have heat bumps?

HEAT BUMPS LIPS: HEAT, PROBABLY.
HOW LONG?
COULD BE A NUMBER OF THINGS. FOOD, MEDICATIONS, VIRUS INFECTIONS, ETC.
SEE A DERMATOLOGIST IF IT CONTINUES TO BOTHER YOU. ...Read more

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What's best way to prevent heat bumps all over your body?

What's best way to prevent heat bumps all over your body?

Prevention: The best way to prevent is to avoid what's known to cause them. If it is heat, then stay away from it. Otherwise, there is no other way to prevent them other than avoidance. ...Read more

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Hi! Can you tell me how to get rid of heat bumps? I've been out in the sun a lot.

Hi! Can you tell me how to get rid of heat bumps? I've been out in the sun a lot.

Heat rash: Heat rash is caused by the build up of sweat from the glands under the skin. The "treatment" is to (1) avoid heat and sweating as much as possible. Being out in the sun a lot, as you say you are, is NOT helpful. (2) Let skin air-dry instead of using towels or cloths; (3) loosen clothes and don't wear clothes that are "skin-tight" like neoprene or lycra; (4) avoid lotions which block the glands. ...Read more

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Can you get heat bumps on your lips? I have very little minut bumps. No itch, burnin sensation. What can it be

Can you get heat bumps on your lips? I have very little minut bumps. No itch, burnin sensation. What can it be

Fordyce granules: These are small ehite benign bumps on lips. They are thought to be sebaceous glands. ...Read more

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What to do if I have some bumps on my back I don't know what they are but I was reading that it could be a heat rash but its winter?

Bumps: 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

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How do u get rid of heat bumps on ur lips?

Cold sore vs heat: Keep moist with lip balm. It should resolve in a few days. If it blisters or continue to grow and hurt, make sure it is not herpesvirus which requires medication- Zovirax (acyclovir) ...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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My little cousin has heat bumps all over her forehead. What should I do?

Usually nothing: If these are truly "heat bumps" then they should go away once your cousin cools off. Not knowing your cousin's age it is hard to rule out acne, which can look like heat bumps in some patients and is treated very differently. I would consider seeing a dermatologist to help you determine the actual diagnosis and what treatment might be necessary. ...Read more

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I have small bumps are my forarm and inner theigh. I thought it was heat rash but it keeps spreading?

I have small bumps are my forarm and inner theigh. I thought it was heat rash but it keeps spreading?

See your doctor: This could be one of many things that are readily treated by your doctor. I would start with your pcp and then possible see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I've been spending a lot of time outside due to band camp, and 2 days ago woke up to a lot of bumps on my torso. Is this a heat rash and what can I do?

I've been spending a lot of time outside due to band camp, and 2 days ago woke up to a lot of bumps on my torso. Is this a heat rash and what can I do?

Could be anything: Does the band camp have a physician or nurse? Someone needs to see the rash and get a full history in order to diagnose you. ...Read more

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Can heat bumps be in a straight line?

Can heat bumps be in a straight line?

Not likely.: However, a linear distribution usually indicates a possible allergic or irritant contact dermatitis to something that came into contact with the skin (such as poison ivy etc.). Also rash in this instance would be very itchy. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What the best thing to use on infant heat bumps?

What the best thing to use on infant heat bumps?

Leave them alone: The best thing to do is to leave them alone. Try to get rid of the offending agent, heat, over bundling; consider an office visit if baby's skin does not improve. It may be eczema or another common childhood rash. ...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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Raised itchy area of skin on back, small area and I don't think the bumps have fluid in them, could it be a heat rash or?

Raised itchy area of skin on back, small area and I don't think the bumps have fluid in them, could it be a heat rash or?

Can be anything: Try some Hydrocortisone cream for a few days. If it does not work, see your doctor. The cause may never be known however although a viral infection or drug reaction needs be ruled out. ...Read more

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I have little bumps on my bottom lip and they look like heat bumps and it looks gross it doesn't hurt nor is it dry can you tell me what it is?

I have little bumps on my bottom lip and they look like heat bumps and it looks gross it doesn't hurt nor is it dry can you tell me what it is?

Hard to tell: There is no way of telling without examining the area, since there are many possible causes for the problem. I would suggest that you have it looked at by your doctor or dentist to determine what it might be. ...Read more

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I have cluster of red bumps near my bottocks area. They have been there 2 days now. I used sudocreme as I thought it was a heat rash I am unsure?

I have cluster of red bumps near my bottocks area. They have been there 2 days now. I used sudocreme as I thought it was a heat rash I am unsure?

Is it shingles?: Usually only on on side of the body and look like red spots some may look like blisters. Shingles is react ovation of chickenpox virus. Numbness and pain typically precede rash. Treatment consists of ant viral like Acyclovir, steroids, and pain meds. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of heat bumps on my forehead

Rubbing alcohol: Most heat bumps will disappear when you go into a cool environment. So if you have true heat bumps find a room with a good air conditioning system. In addition, rubbing alcohol two times each day helps. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of bumps on inner thigh its like a heat rash?

How do you get rid of bumps on inner thigh its like a heat rash?

Keratosis Pilaris: Keratosis pilaris (kp) is a very common skin disorder affecting many people of all ages. Kp is a benign condition that presents as numerous small, rough, red, or tan bumps primarily around hair follicles on the upper arms, legs, buttocks, and sometimes cheeks. Kp creates a "goose bumps, " "gooseflesh, " or "chicken skin" appearance on the skin. Try cerave sa which is otc. ...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?!

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 little bumps on vagina area on the outer skin of vaginal folds they hurt alil wen I touch them could it be heat bumps or warts?

I have little bumps on vagina area on the outer skin of vaginal folds they hurt alil wen I touch them could it be heat bumps or warts?

Vaginal bumps/pain: It is essential that you see your physician. You could have a sexually transmitted disease, and some of these diseases progress to have long term effects. ...Read more

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I have a bump near my vagina I think from overheating heat bumps I cant wear panties otherwise I get this Panties seem to worsen it What can I do?

I have a bump near my vagina I think from overheating heat bumps I cant wear panties otherwise I get this Panties seem to worsen it What can I do?

Needs eval: Hello. Any genital sore or lesion really needs evaluation. It may be a simple yeast infection of the skin called tinea. However, there are possible other reasons. Please seek a doctors evaluation before the leaves and goes away for a proper diagnosis. Also, try not to scratch or touch it to prevent it from spreading. ...Read more