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Doctor insights on: Heat Rash On Skin Folds Symptoms

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Heat rash was itchy but now feels like it burns on fold of skin between chest and stomach, how long does it take to heal and anyway to speed it up?

Heat rash was itchy but now feels like it burns on fold of skin between chest and stomach, how long does it take to heal and anyway to speed it up?

A week: It can take several days to a week for a mild skin rash to heal. If you have an extensive area of involvement or a more serious rash it could be a bit longer. Moisturizing lotions and keeping the area cool and free of friction ot rubbing may help. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

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


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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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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

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I have a pain on my inner thigh on the skin. It feels like almost like a heat rash kind of thing but there is no visible presence of anything. Ideas?

I have a pain on my inner thigh on the skin. It feels like almost like a heat rash kind of thing but there is no visible presence of anything. Ideas?

Rash: Usually heat rash is visible. Jock itch ( fungal infection in the groin area) can present itself like that too. Usually that rash is more itchy than painful. I would suggest, trying OTC antifungals powder and seeing a doc if it does not go away in 1 week. ...Read more

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Is triple anioment antibiotic cream good for heat rash in the skin?

Is triple anioment antibiotic cream good for heat rash in the skin?

Heat rash: The only benefit of using an antibiotic cream on a heat rash would be it's moisturizing effects. A cream or ointment with Hydrocortisone may be more appropriate to achieve the effect you desire. ...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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Blothy red rash under skin that appears whenever im near a heater/radiator soon im away from it, rash will fade is this a heat rash when im beside it?

Blothy red rash under skin that appears whenever im near a heater/radiator soon im away from it, rash will fade is this a heat rash when im beside it?

Urticarial rxn: A heat rash is a newborn skin irritation caused by an inflammatory reaction from body heat. Urticaria is a histamine-based reaction in the skin set off by an irritating substance that specifically sets off a person's inflammatory response locally to cause a skin rash, which will disappear when the exposure is removed. The two conditions are both inflammatory responses to heat that are similar ...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


Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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Skin Folds (Definition)

Skin folds are the parts of the body where skin overlaps and traps skin oils and skin moisture, increasing the likelihood of rashes and odors. Skin folds areas include the neck (sometimes), the armpits, under the breasts (sometimes), and between ...Read more