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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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Are there any good home remedies for heat rashes?

Are there any good home remedies for heat rashes?

Heat rash: If it is straight heat rash then keep the area cool and dry. Try to avoid thick creams. If the skin is really irritated then you can use a light calming cream or hydrocortisone. If you aren't sure what the rash is you should have your doctor take a peek at it. ...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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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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2 mnth old has heat rash, baby acne which never goes away. Is there any remedy other than aquaphor? His doc isn't worried but there's no improvement.

2 mnth old has heat rash, baby acne which never goes away. Is there any remedy other than aquaphor? His doc isn't worried but there's no improvement.

Patience: Your doctor is right not to be worried. These "baby rashes" go away over time and nothing really speeds that up. Too much meddling can cause bigger problems. Leave the "acne" alone. It will go away - it takes TIME. ...Read more

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My daughter came home from her fathers with what looks like a heat rash around her neck. What's the best way to treat this?

My daughter came home from her fathers with what looks like a heat rash around her neck. What's the best way to treat this?

Info for you: If it is a heat rash, here is how to treat and prevent it: http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/tc/heat-rash-topic-overview Of course it could be something else such as a contact dermatitis. ...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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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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How can I ecxercise without getting heat rash?

How can I ecxercise without getting heat rash?

Talc powder: Or baby powder prior to exercise in the most affected areas, immediate shower and thorough drying following exercise. ...Read more

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What is the cause of heat rash? Some people tolerate heat well

What is the cause of heat rash? Some people tolerate heat well

Heat rash: The real heat rash is called Milaria and there are several forms. It may be caused by the occlusion of sweat glands for unknown reasons in most cases. Occlusion, like wearing tight shirts or sitting against leather or vinyl chairs, can lead to this. Commonly, this is seen in bedridden patients. ...Read more

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I might have a heat rash that won't go away? What should I do?

I might have a heat rash that won't go away? What should I do?

Consult: consider a virtual consult to discuss possible diagnoses and treatment or discuss with your doctor. More personal information will be needed to help. Good luck! ...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

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


Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more