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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

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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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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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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Does heat rash look like insect bites?

Does heat rash look like insect bites?

Usually not: Heat rash is a much finer tiny dots rash than most insect bites are. Also, tends to be more of a confluent rash that involves an entire area, whereas insect bites are more distinct lesions without as much of the reddish background one sees with a heat rash. ...Read more

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Can heat rash look like herpes on baby?

Can heat rash look like herpes on baby?

No: Herpes is a group of blisters. The blisters are usually in a small area, but rarely could be spread over a large area. Heat rash looks like red prickly bumps covering the area that got too warm. ...Read more

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What can I do to stop/prevent heat rash?

What can I do to stop/prevent heat rash?

Heat rash: Heat rash is the body's normal response to constant heat exposure e.G, summer weather, caused by hyperactive sweat glands. Keeping yourself cool by fanning, staying out of the sun or living in a/c premises plus frequent bathing will help. ...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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How can I tell if my son has heat rash or chicked pox?

How can I tell if my son has heat rash or chicked pox?

Location: Chicken pox should be spread over the entire body whereas a heat rash will only occur where the skin became too hot/moist. ...Read more

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How can I treat my 8mos old baby with heat rash on her back?

How can I treat my 8mos old baby with heat rash on her back?

Heat rash: Hydrocortisone ointment 0.05% and corn starch powder are best therapies for heat rash ...Read more

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My daughter was told she has heat rash. What does this mean?

My daughter was told she has heat rash. What does this mean?

Probably nothing: "heat rash" is one of those generic terms that people use when they don't know what is going on. You need to see a dermatologist and get a precise diagnosis. ...Read more

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How do you tell the difference between heat rash and rosacea?

How do you tell the difference between heat rash and rosacea?

Rosacea: "heat rash" generally occurs on the body in warm or flushed skin. Rosacea occurs on the face and is generally independent of skin temperature, though it may appear more red when warm. A dermatologist can help with diagnosis and proper treatment. ...Read more

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What's a fast way to take care of heat rash in the bikini area?

An 'air bath': Heat rashes develop from moisture that cannot evaporate or be absorbed around the vulvar area. Cotton underwear, stocking and denim avoidance and a :'air bath' for 10 minutes at the end of a workday post clothing removal all help. Also ditch the razor to allow the pubic hairs to trap and remove bacteria and moisture. There was a reason mother nature grew hair in that location. ...Read more

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My 5week baby has a rash on his face. How do I know if it is just heat rash?

My 5week baby has a rash on his face. How do I know if it is just heat rash?

Possible eczema: It is more likely infantile eczema. The only way to differentiate is to take the baby for a consultation with your GP ...Read more

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Its possibly I have heat-rash and/or jock-itch what can do to make it go away?

Its possibly I have heat-rash and/or jock-itch what can do to make it go away?

Jock Itch: Jock itch is a fungal infection of the groin area. The most effective treatment for this once you have it is any number of antifungal sprays or creams like tinactin (tolnaftate). The key is to keep the area clean and dry after athletic activity and to use clean dry undrgarments including a clean/dry athletic supporter that fits well and does not continously rub and irritate the affected area. ...Read more

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What to do if I started tannning on monday and I got a heat rash. What can I put on it?

Moisturizer: Use daily moisturizer, 2 to 3 times a day. If it persists, see your doctor, it could be a burn too. ...Read more

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Have a rash that looks like a heat rash. Never had it before. Not itchy. Spreading. Help! ?

Have a rash that looks like a heat rash. Never had it before. Not itchy. Spreading. Help! ?

Hard to: Offer advice since you did not describe the rash. It may as well be a heat rash. if you develop symptoms seek help ...Read more

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Why do I get heat rash in clevage with sportsbra? How should I treat it besides going braless?

Why do I get heat rash in clevage with sportsbra? How should I treat it besides going braless?

Intertrigo: Intertrigo is an inflammatory condition of skin folds, induced or aggravated by heat, moisture, maceration, friction, and lack of air circulation. Intertrigo frequently is worsened or colonized by infection, which most commonly is candidal but also may be bacterial, fungal, or viral. Intertrigo commonly affects the axilla, perineum, inframammary creases, and abdominal folds. ...Read more

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Is heat rash chronic? After I got one I kept getting them under certain situations heat hot fabric etc

Usually not: This sounds like it might be some type of allergic reaction issue and less a chronic heat rash issue. Might consider daily nonsedating any histamine for 1 to 2 weeks and see if symptoms improve or resolve. If so, can continue this medication. If not, recommend you see your doctor for evaluation. Hope this was helpful. Best of luck with this. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Bumps: 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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I have a rash that started as a heat rash in august and won't go away. Its around my grond area and if I use antifungul or hydrocortizone it returns?

I have a rash that started as a heat rash in august and won't go away. Its around my grond area and if I use antifungul or hydrocortizone it returns?

Still sounds fungal: Would treat it as a superficial fungal skin infection till gone and doesn't return: cleanse area well every morning, antifungal powder after drying, cotton underwear, if perspire-change during the day; combo antifungal/cortisone cream at night, make sure get the borders of the rash; and your doc or dermatologist should consider giving a short rx with an oral anti fungal medication. Diangosis sounds right. ...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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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?

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?

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?

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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Will heat rash ever go away?

Over time: Over time. However, if it is not a heat rash, seek help of physician to find out the true cause of the rash. ...Read more

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