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What are the symptoms of a heat rash on lips?

What are the symptoms of a heat rash on lips?

Internet Medicine: This is a very common modern days kind of question. But, one must not get to a diagnosis first. It is best to present your medical advisor with all of your symptoms and let them examine you if warranted before a diagnosis is decided on. Please ask this question again with your symptoms. ...Read more

Scalp (Definition)

Scalp is the part of the skin on the skull, deeply attached to the skull and has the hair shafts from it. Rest of the skin in the head like facial skin (beard) has only 2 layers -epidermis and dermis. Scalp has 5 different layers unlike facial skin/rest of skin all over body. Scalp-s-epidermis, c-conn. Tissue, a-aponeurosis, l-loose areolar conn. Tissue and p- pericranium attached ...Read more


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How can I best cure or relieve heat rash symptoms?

How can I best cure or relieve heat rash symptoms?

Topical care: To decrease occlusive clothing and use mild emollients and topical antipruritics is a first step. Stay cool, lots of fluids and decrese perspiration. ...Read more

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How can u tell if u have heat rash or can u have yeast infection all over your body? & what's the symptoms or how does it look?

How can u tell if u have heat rash or can u have yeast infection all over your body? & what's the symptoms or how does it look?

See a doctor: Trying to describe a rash is very difficult when using that to try and determine a cause. It would be inordinately rare to see a yeast infection produce a rash all over your body. But the best thing to do is have a doctor examine this. ...Read more

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Heat and humidity intolerance. Symptoms: nausea, vomiting, anxiety, heat rash?

Heat and humidity intolerance. Symptoms: nausea, vomiting, anxiety, heat rash?

Heat: Excessive heat can cause heat rash, nausea, anxiety. It usually does not cause vomiting unless severe heat. How much vomiting did you have? Any fevers? Let us know to be sure it is not something more serious. In meantime, stay indoors in AC area. ...Read more

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10weeks after unprotected sex with my ex I developed tiny, itchy pimples on my back. They lasted 2/3days. Could they be a HIV symptom? Or a heat rash?

10weeks after unprotected sex with my ex I developed tiny, itchy pimples on my back. They lasted 2/3days. Could they be a HIV symptom? Or a heat rash?

Not an HIV symptom: It is not possible to diagnose the cause of your rash, without more info, and a photo of it. However, be reassured that what you described is NOT consistent with symptoms/signs of HIV, SInce you had unprotected sex with your ex, and appear to be concerned about having contracted an STI, I recommend that you go for STI screening, including HIV, and use condoms. Most counties provide free testing ...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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Can heat rash spread?

Can heat rash spread?

Yes it can: It can spread if the heat and sweating continues, which causes the heat rash to start with
so if you want to prevent the spread use airconditioning or fan and avoid heat and humidity. ...Read more

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Does heat rash spread?

Does heat rash spread?

Keep cooler: Heat rash usually resolves in a few days unless you continue to sweat too much. So dress in cooler clothes or remove a layer of clothes, blankets, etc. Try not to use any topical creams or ointments that can also hold in heat. Keep cooler and the rash should go away on its own. Cool water will feel good on the rash. Solarcaine gel would help with comfort also. ...Read more

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How to stop heat rash itch?

How to stop heat rash itch?

Cold compresses: For immediate relief cold compresses with milk on a paper towel to remove the heat from the skin. Oatmeal baths are soothing. Topical steroid lotion can also help. As a preventive an absorbent powder such as zeasorb. ...Read more

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Does heat rash always itch?

Does heat rash always itch?

Not always: There may be discomfort with heat rash, but is usually not described as itching.

Always remember though, symptoms will vary greatly between patients, and itching is possible. ...Read more

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What will help a heat rash?

Keep cooler: Heat rash usually resolves in a few days unless you continue to sweat too much. So dress in cooler clothes or remove a layer of clothes, blankets, etc. Try not to use any topical creams or ointments that can also hold in heat. Keep cooler and the rash should go away on its own. Cool water will feel good on the rash. Solarcaine gel would help with comfort also. ...Read more

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How can I treat a heat rash?

How can I treat a heat rash?

Cool and dry: Try any of the various powders like gold bond or cornstarch to keep everything cool and dry. ...Read more

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What can I use for a heat rash?

What are you calling: A heat rash? - multiple skin conditions: rash, chafing, low grade fungal rashes, viral rashes etc- are often called heat rash: get examined. ...Read more

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What do you do about a heat rash?

What do you do about a heat rash?

Cool bath: Will help along with non-irritating body spray or powder!
Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more

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How do I know if I have heat rash?

How do I know if I have heat rash?

Little bumps on your: If you are in a warm climate or are sweating a lot due to exercise or a high fever you may get little bumps usually located on your chest which tend to be a itchy. A cortisone lotion often helps. ...Read more

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Heat rash on my butt that won't go away?

Maybe not heat rash: There are causes for rash other then "heat rash" If it doesn't go away you should see a doctor and find out what the rash is. ...Read more

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Is this heat rash or something more serious?

Is this heat rash or something more serious?

Submit documentation: You will need to submit photo documentation and/or see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have heat rash since a child?

Is it possible to have heat rash since a child?

Not likely: It is much more likely there is another cause for a chronic rash. Heat rash is an acute dermatitis (inflammation of the skin) caused by excessive heat exposure and the subsequent excessive sweating and local irritation of the skin. A more chronic rash that has been present since childhood is much more likely to be allergic in nature, like certain types of eczema. ...Read more

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Could you please describe heat rash and how do you cure it?

Could you please describe heat rash and how do you cure it?

Heat rash: "prickly heat" occurs when persons get hot and sweaty, tyically in the summer. Blocked pores (sweat ducts) are believed to be the cause. Common sites affected are under clothing and at friction points. Sometimes a rash can be due to a detergent of softener allergy. Keeping skin dry and cool is the best treatment and it should resolve the problem if it is truely heat rash. ...Read more

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I have a rash that hasn't gone away for a few months now. Dr.s say its heat rash but why won't it go away plus I never had heat rash before.?

See a dermatologist: Heat rash must be common in Hawaii. Are you doing hot work or exercise? Are you very heavy? What are you doing about it? When you see a skin specialist, bring all pills, vitamins, lotions, etc. Perhaps you need a new diagnosis and a new treatment. ...Read more

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Lotion good for heat rash?

Lotion good for heat rash?

Keep cooler: Heat rash usually resolves in a few days unless you continue to sweat too much. So dress in cooler clothes or remove a layer of clothes, blankets, etc. Try not to use any topical creams or ointments that can also hold in heat. Keep cooler and the rash should go away on its own. Cool water will feel good on the rash. Solarcaine gel would help with comfort also. ...Read more

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How can I prevent heat rash?

How can I prevent heat rash?

Don't over-layer: Most babies get heat rash by being over dressed and over heating. This causes irritated skin and excess sweating leading to red, bumpy skin or 'prickly heat' or heat rash. Dress baby in only the number of layers that you need to keep warm and don't over dress. Otherwise keep baby cool and you should see less rashes. ...Read more

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How do you prevent heat rash?

How do you prevent heat rash?

Dress lightly...: ...In as few clothes as possible. Try to schedule outdoor activities in the early morning or late evening, not during the heat of the day. Keep your skin clean and maintain good hygiene. The overall idea is to keep your skin as cool and dry as possible. ...Read more

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How can I prevent my "heat rash"?

How can I prevent my "heat rash"?

Cooling and fanning: Heat rash is best prevented by sufficiently cooling and fanning an area. Any interventions that can help decrease sweating will also avoid aggravating this rash. ...Read more

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Is heat rash ever purple splotches?

Is heat rash ever purple splotches?

No: Heat rash looks like red raised spots or even pimples. Purple splotches would unlikely be from heat. More likely would be vascular or bleeding problem. ...Read more

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How can I prevent heat rash while outside?

How can I prevent heat rash while outside?

Try these: Heat rash looks like red dots or small pimples, usually centered in patches anywhere sweat is trapped or friction occurs. 1) stay cool-dress lightly & wear material that wicks heat & is lightweight & loose-fitting 2)avoid creams or oils that block sweat glands. 3)keep skin gently clean & dry to decrease friction
4) keeping up with fluids will keep your body cooler internally. 5) vitamin c may help. ...Read more

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Heat rash inside elbow?

Heat rash inside elbow?

See below: Are you sure? If just heat rash, keep dry. If not, and the rash looks scaly, may be eczema and steroid cream might help. ...Read more

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How to get rid of my heat rash?

How to get rid of my heat rash?

Cool down: Cool down. Loose clothing to allow skin to breathe. Barrier to keep skin from rubbing ...Read more

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How do I get rid of a heat rash?

Cool environment: Cool environment and hydrocortisone. See dermatologist if does not go away. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a heat rash?

How can I get rid of a heat rash?

Depends: A heat rash can be either skin irritation from heat but also can be a superficial skin infection, see your doctor for best advice. ...Read more

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What to do to get rid if heat rash?

What to do to get rid if heat rash?

Cold milk, aspirin: Cold milk compresses 5 minutes per hour to remove heat from skin and Aspirin full strength will relieve heat rash within 1-3 hours but the skin will be sensitive for a few days. ...Read more

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Shingles or heat rash, how can I tell?

Shingles or heat rash, how can I tell?

Pain: Shingles do not cross the midline of the body and are usually painful. Heat rash is never painful but may be itchy. ...Read more

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How to know it is hives or a heat rash?

How to know it is hives or a heat rash?

Appearance: Can be differentiated by appearance. Hives: flat, raised, and consistently changing location in unpredictable pattern. Respond to antihistamine (if not, allergist can help) Heat rash (miliaria) caused by skin irritation when sweat pores are blocked. Papular (more brail-like) sometimes with blistering, goosebumps, or pustules and more diffuse redness. Anhydrous lanolin helps (and keeping cool) ...Read more

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Wat is the best treatment for heat rash?

Heat Rash Treatment: Since heat rash is essentially a sensitization reaction to "heat" the choice of treatment is to allow the natural healing of the skin and an avoidance of further exacerbations (more sun, scratching, chemicals, etc) common treatments involve mild cortisone or other corticosteroid creams, cool environment, and avoidance of tight or occlusive clothing articles. Goes away on its own even doing nothing. ...Read more

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Shingles verses heat rash, how can I tell?

Very different: Shingles presents with painful blisters on a red base, in a linear band on one side of the body or face...Nothing like heat rash. ...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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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