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I get heat rash on my forehead when I golf and it's above 90 degrees. It only lasts for a few days. Preventative ideas?

I get heat rash on my forehead when I golf and it's above 90 degrees. It only lasts for a few days. Preventative ideas?

Heat rash: If the rash only occurs on your forehead when golfing, it might be related to the type of headgear you wear. Experiment with looser caps, wide brim hats, netted caps, absorbent material containing caps. Try taking your cap or visor off for a few seconds periodically during your round. ...Read more

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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What can I do to treat a heat rash on my baby's forehead?

What can I do to treat a heat rash on my baby's forehead?

Pediatrician: Best to take Baby to Pediatrician to Diagnose & Treat rash. ...Read more

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Face began w/ heat rash & now hives on forehead & jaw. Gym 7 hrs wk. I shower right away at home. Wear clothes that wick but head sweats. 66yo f Tx?

Face began w/ heat rash & now hives on forehead & jaw. Gym 7 hrs wk. I shower right away at home. Wear clothes that wick but head sweats. 66yo f Tx?

Hives: Hives may be exercise or heat related and the facial rash could be due to an allergic reaction to something that comes in contact with your face. If rash or hives don't appear on the rest of your body, an allergy to food, etc doesn't seem likely. If symptoms persist an allergist is best qualified to evaluate and advise you. In the meantime try to identify any culprit substances that come in contact ...Read more

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For two days I have had what looks like a heat rash on my face. Tiny bumps on my cheeks and forehead. No heat exposure and very itchy. What is this?

For two days I have had what looks like a heat rash on my face. Tiny bumps on my cheeks and forehead. No heat exposure and very itchy. What is this?

Rash: Unfortunately, rashes are highly dependent on being visually examined. Plus, more history is needed. Therefore, reconnect by ordering a Health Tap Prime consult or see your local physician. ...Read more

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It seems as though I have a heat rash or heat bumps on my forehead & under eyes, the affected skin is rough, what can I do to get my skin back to norm?

It seems as though I have a heat rash or heat bumps on my forehead & under eyes, the affected skin is rough, what can I do to get my skin back to norm?

Allergies: This is a form of allergy called allergic dermatitis. You can use cold compresses and a hypoallergenic cream/lotion: cetaphil or lubriderm and consider contacting your medical doctor about taking allergy pills-such as Claritin (loratadine) or allegra. ...Read more

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Tiny raised bumps on my forehead and neck, little itching. My trunk and back look like a small heat rash typically at night. Is this hives?

Tiny raised bumps on my forehead and neck, little itching. My trunk and back look like a small heat rash typically at night. Is this hives?

Hives: A hive lesion does not last for more than 24 hours. If those raised itchy bumps on your skin move from one place to another within a day, they sound like hives. When you don't have lung or GI symptoms, simple otc antihistamine would help in most cases. If you have hives more than 6 weeks, you need to see a physician to be evaluated for chronic hives or chronic urticaria. ...Read more

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Rash on penis head, is this a heat rash?

Rash on penis head, is this a heat rash?

Rash: Any rash on the head of the penis is usually from some kind of inflammation, moisture or infection. You should see your doctor ...Read more

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Why does the head of my penis look like it has a faint rash; nothing painful but like a heat rash?

Why does the head of my penis look like it has a faint rash; nothing painful but like a heat rash?

Yeast: There are many possibility including yeast infe tion, dermatitis, psoriasis, lichen planus. These can be treated with cream. Micatiin cream could be safely used. If it persists see dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have a lump about the size of a pea on the back of my head right above my hairline. I also noticed a rash on my neck that looks like a heat rash.

I have a lump about the size of a pea on the back of my head right above my hairline. I also noticed a rash on my neck that looks like a heat rash.

Cyst: The pea-sized bump is probably a hair follicle cyst called an epidermal or pilar cyst. The redness or heat rash worries me in that the cyst ruptured and the skin around it is now getting infected. You may need to see a dermatologsit and have the cyst removed and then take a 10 day course of oral antibiotics ...Read more

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When I can warm or hot or when I exercise, I get stings (electrical needle like) all over my body, primarily head and back. I hope there is a cure for this, I think it might be heat rash? But there is no rash, just pain.

When I can warm or hot or when I exercise, I get stings (electrical needle like) all over my body, primarily head and back. I hope there is a cure for this, I think it might be heat rash? But there is no rash, just pain.

Warm up: It is good that you are exercising. What you described is likely due to onset of sweating and the sweat gland trying to put out water quickly. Try a 10 minute period of warming up before progressing to hard or vigorous exercise.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Do I have prickly heat rash? I did hot yoga yesterday and now I am covered head to toe with tiny flat red bumps. They're especially bad on my glutes & quads. They itch, and I don't feel particularly good. They're not raised or full of pus

Do I have prickly heat rash? I did hot yoga yesterday and now I am covered head to toe with tiny flat red bumps. They're especially bad on my glutes & quads. They itch, and I don't feel particularly good. They're not raised or full of pus

Heat: Heat rash (miliaria rubra) occurs when your sweat glands become blocked and sweat is trapped under the skin. This can cause a red rash that can either look like little blisters or larger red lumps. It can be itchy or "prickly" which is why many people refer to it as prickly heat. Even though it can be annoying, the good news is that it usually resolves on its own. You can help by preventing sweating such as staying in a cool environment, wear lightweight clothing of breathable material (like cotton), and limiting physical activity in the heat. Calamine lotion can help with the itch. Good luck! ...Read more

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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.

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.

Eczema: Rashes with dry looking, flakes, itchy are likely to be eczema. Heat rash are pinpoint red rash. For eczema you need a good moisturizer. ...Read more

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My 3 month old grandaughter has red rashes on her tummy and its weeping. How to treat it and is it heat rash?

My 3 month old grandaughter has red rashes on her tummy and its weeping. How to treat it and is it heat rash?

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

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Is it possible to have heat rash just on the face n forehead? My 5 week old baby has small red rashes that worsen wi heat n humidity. What's treatment?

Facial rash at 5 wks: Facial rashes on babies are common. Babies do have immature sweat gland and are prone to heat rash which some call prickly heat (miliaria rubra). Eczema, seborrhea, and baby acne are also possible causes. A picture of the rash would help. Regardless avoid soap and over bathing and use hypoallergenic moisturize liberally. See your doctor if not improved. ...Read more

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Forehead rash that looks like heat rash, took ibuprofen, rash became numb and tight, caused a horrible head ache where the rash is. Sun makes it worse?

Forehead rash that looks like heat rash, took ibuprofen, rash became numb and tight, caused a horrible head ache where the rash is. Sun makes it worse?

There are few rashes: ..that are truly painful. The most common ones are shingles and cold sores. Shingles occur only on one side of the body. Cold sores usually occur on lips & mucous membranes but CAN erupt on normal skin. Since early diagnosis and treatment can shorten the duration and severity of both, medical care is recommended. Dr. Anne ...Read more

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What is a heat rash?

What is a heat rash?

Fine red rash: Medical term -- miliria rubra. Fine red bumps all over sweaty areas, with sometimes burning, tingling or itching. Also called prickly heat. ...Read more

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What is a heat rash?

What is a heat rash?

Heat rashes occur: Heat rashes occur, and are not uncommon. Sometimes it's related to sweating a lot, with or without "blocked" sweat glands or oil glands. Other times it's related to sports equipment friction, bacteria, moisture, etc... Being in a hot tub can lead to a "hot tub" rashes. Rashes are difficult to describe in words, so it is best to have a doctor look at a rash. ...Read more

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How come I have a constant heat rash?

Uncommon: Heat rash should resolve with cooling of the skin and after the sweat glands "calm down". It is caused by blockage of the glands and resultant swelling and inflammation. Your "heat rash" could be something else entirely and I recommend you have it evaluated by a physician. ...Read more

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I think I may have a heat rash, how would I know?

I think I may have a heat rash, how would I know?

See Below: Robert, heat rash tends to occur in places where there is a lot of moisture and friction (most often the inner thighs, groin, or armpits. If you were sweating a lot, and have a rash in these areas, it is likely. Petroleum jelly treats heat rash quite nicely. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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How to treat a heat rash on lips?

Decrease exposure: And use cold creams. If it does not get better, get it checked to make sure that it is not HSV...Take care ...Read more

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Can u get a heat rash on ur penis?

Can u get a heat rash on ur penis?

Likely something els: You are more likely to get heat-rash and/or jock-itch in the groin, scrotum areas but not likely on the penis itself. So, if you are having the rashes on the shaft, get it checked out as it is possible to have std such as early herpes, warts etc... It is unusual to get heat rash on the shaft and sparing the groin/skin folds areas. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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Calamine lotion good for heat rash?

Calamine: Calamine won't fix the underlying problem. It might be a little drying. Wouldn't be the first choice for heat rash but might help to manage symptoms. ...Read more

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Can you get heat rash on your penis?

Can you get heat rash on your penis?

Need more info: There are many types of lesions and rashes that can occur on the penis. Very difficult to say what they are without a better description or seeing them. Recommend seeing a dermatologist if the rash does not resolve within a few days. ...Read more

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Heat rash in between thighs, treatment?

Heat rash in between thighs, treatment?

Need to see it: But you can try corn starch and desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) to start with and make appointment to see dermatologist ...Read more

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Medicine for tersticle penis heat rash?

Rash: For heat rash of the penis and scrotal area any OTC antifungal is a good place to start ...Read more

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Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more


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Rash (Definition)

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