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Heat Rash Between Legs
I get heat rash or chafed between my legs on my inner thighs so bad i can hardly walk. How do I prevent this from happening?
Chafing: Skin chafing should be treated, so don't ignore it. Gently clean the chafed area with water and dry it thoroughly. After cleaning the area, apply a substance like petroleum jelly or hydrocortisone. If the area is very painful, swollen, bleeding, or crusted, your health care provider may recommend a stronger topical steroid. Zeasorb powder helps prevent chafing and is otc. ...Read more
Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more
Cold compresses: Cold compresses with paper towel followed. Use cooling shake lotion such as calamine will help resolve he's trash. If you prefer not to have pink color Hydrocortisone lotion can be used after compresses. Repret every hour and hea hold dissipate in 2-3 compress applications. ...Read more
My 7 year old daughter has come up in a heat rash allergic looking rash that feels hot all over her legs. Please help?
Rashes can have many: causes. If you know what started the rash, remove that from contact such as a new lotion or laundry detergent. If itching, use antihistamine otc oral medication or anti-itch cream. Try soaking in plain water bath. If any trouble breathing, go to ER for evaluation. If rash continues, see your doctor. ...Read more
I get like hundreds or little less like pimples on back of leg for 2 days at a time then there gone is that a heat rash?
I have a rash on my legs kind of on my things they itch a little they look like a heat rash i started taking phentermine is that the cause?
My 96 yr old grandma has red dots all over her legs,nowhere else.the size of a pea.They aren't raised and don't itch.thought flea bites or heat rash?
See her doctor: Could be any number of causes and with her age I would not wait. ...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
Husband has very red skin w/yellow blisters in his crotch and inside leg area. Temperature 99.9. Yesterday just looked like a heat rash w/itching and burning. Today seems much worse. The reddest I have ever seen
This : This rash could be a few different things. - impetigo is a skin infection caused by bacteria - either streptococcus or staph. This needs to be treated with antibiotics. - contact dermatitis is skin inflammation. It can be caused by plants such as poison ivy or poison oak or it can be from contact of a chemical or item that a person is particularly sensitive to. This is usually treated with steroid creams or oral steroids. - viral illness such as chicken pox, shingles or herpes can also cause painful blisters on a red base. This can be treated with anti-virals or just needs to run its course depending on the severity of the infection. The best thing to do is to contact his doctor and have him seen, since each possible problem requires different treatments. Good luck. ...Read more
5 week old has developed a skin rash. It's located on arms chest and legs and slightly on cheeks. Tiny red bumps. Doc said eczema. I think heat rash?
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