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Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
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Rash On Face (Definition)

Rash on face varies depending on the cause. Raised rash is one, which are palpable or felt by fingers. The different types of raised rashes are: papules (like a pimple), pustular (containing pus), vesicular (containing fluid like chicken pox), or a patch with margins such as in tinea. The nature of the rash gives us clues ...Read more


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Is there any otc creams for heat rash on face?

Is there any otc creams for heat rash on face?

Hydrocortisone .1 : Apply cream to face avoid eyes three times a day for 5-7 days ...Read more

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Red rash on face and arm that looks like heat rash/prickly heat. What can I do to make it go away?

Depends on the cause: There are many types and causes of skin rashes that could cause itching. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...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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Wat is the best treatment for heat rash?

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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What can u put on a 1 month old babys face for heat rash?

What can u put on a 1 month old babys face for heat rash?

Nothing is needed: If your baby has "heat rash" on the forehead or cheeks (generally called milia) it is best to gently wash your baby's face with soap and water with a wash clothe twice a day for a week avoid steroid creams! you may apply a small amount of aquaphor cream to the face once a day. Avoid scented lotions. If this does not resolve in two weeks see you pediatrician. ...Read more

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Why is my infants heat rash only on her face? What's the best way to help her heal fast?

Why is my infants heat rash only on her face? What's the best way to help her heal fast?

Face rashes: Rashes are very common in infants, who have very sensitive skin. Using a hypoallergenic washes and moisturizers such as Cetaphil or Aquaphor will keep the skin healthy are more resistant to rashes. Avoid using baby wipes on the face as well, as most contain alcohol and can be abrasive. ...Read more

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13 month old has a rash on his face. It looks like a heat rash, and he scratches it which makes it worse. He's 34 lbs.

13 month old has a rash on his face.  It looks like a heat rash, and he scratches it which makes it worse.  He's 34 lbs.

Moisturize, benadryl (diphenhydramine): It is difficult to diagnose a rash without seeing it, but if it itches and is small try some moisturizing cream such as aquaphor or vaseline to keep it from getting too dry. For symptomatic relief you can try 5ml of Benadryl every 6 hours as needed. Here is a dosing table. http://www.stlouischildrens.org/articles/kidcare/diphenhydramine-benadryl-dosage-table. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a heat rash on the face?

How to get rid of a heat rash on the face?

Topical cortisone: Try an otc Hydrocortisone cream for a few days. If this does not work, see your doctor or dermatologist. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of heat rash on my baby face?

How can I get rid of heat rash on my baby face?

Keep the baby cooler: Heat rash usually resolves in a few days unless the baby continues to sweat too much. So dress the baby in cooler clothes or remove a layer of blankets, etc. Try not to use any topical creams or ointments that can also hold in heat. Keep the baby cooler and the rash should go away on its own. ...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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Difference between heat rash and allergic reaction on face?

Difference between heat rash and allergic reaction on face?

rash: Heat rash usually causes overall redness and small bumps. Allergic reaction causes hives and skin swelling. Don't self diagnose, see a doctor. ...Read more

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Heat rash or shingles on face. Not painful like shingles but used to have it many of times as a child. Want to make sure it's not shingles

Heat rash or shingles on face. Not painful like shingles but used to have it many of times as a child. Want to make sure it's not shingles

Specific location: Shingles are going to be localized to the distribution of a specific nerve root & only on one side of the face.(never crosses the midline) It is often most painful before the spots emerge & rarely happens more than once.I've seen it as early as 15 months but it is unusual before late adulthood. If this happens repeatedly it is likely something else. An exam can confirm or exclude shingles. ...Read more

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I've got bad heat rash on my face. What is the best way for me to get rid of it?

I've got bad heat rash on my face. What is the best way for me to get rid of it?

Stay cool: Keeping the skin cool and using mild lotions on the skin is a good start. There are other skin conditions that can be confused with a "heat rash" and your should be evaluated by your dermatologist. ...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. John Chiu
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Skin 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