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Heat Bumps On Hands
My boyfriends brother stayed with us for about two months and left about a month ago. He had a rash and was constantly digging and about the time he left we both got it. Looks like a heat rash but now I am getting blister like bumps on my hands and feet a
Also, disinfect: Once treated, the key to prevent re-infection is disinfection. Not only disinfect/clean the area where the rash is, but think of the inanimate things as well, the floor and the shoes you wear. ...Read more
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
11m old babyboy went India for vacation. Recently started having pink bumps in face and hand. Chicken pox or heat rash? No fever playing eating normally
I have these small pimple like bumps on the inside of my arn by my wrist. My mom said it was a heat rash but I'm worried its something more.
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
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
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?
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
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?
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
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
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
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?
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
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
See your doctor: See your doctor to get the bumps diagnosed then they can be treated once they know what they are. ...Read more
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
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
Looks like I have little heat bumps on my face. What natural products can I use to get rid of them?
Aloe: Aloe would be a safe natural product to try to cool off your heat bumps! ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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?
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
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?
6 wk old has prickly heat rash for 2 wks. Him &house now cool. How do I get the bumps to go away? He is wetting diapers and hydrated. When to worry?
Heat rash: Nothing to worry about but if stays around it could be baby eczema which usually requires no treatment ...Read more
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
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
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
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