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How Long Does Heat Rash Last
How long can a heat rash last? I'm not sure if its a heat rash or something else, he's had it for a few days. Its light and bumpy
&itchy & annoying?: Prickly heat / heat rash can last several days if not treated and if still exposed to the hot environment (particularly if also humid). Simple fix sometimes is to dry w/powder few times/day, if fails, might need dr visit for mild topical steroid or other treatment options. ...Read more
What's the best way to treat/get rid of heat rash (aka sweat rash) or prickly heat? How long does it usually last?
Heat rash: Keep the skin cool and should improve over a few days ...Read more
Developed a heat-rash on belt line while traveling in HOT humid weather last week. Keeping it clean, dry, cool, with no improvement 3 days. Fungal?
I get heat rash on my forehead when I golf and it's above 90 degrees. It only lasts for a few days. Preventative ideas?
Heat rash: If the rash only occurs on your forehead when golfing, it might be related to the type of headgear you wear. Experiment with looser caps,wide brim hats, netted caps,absorbent material containing caps. Try taking your cap or visor off for a few seconds periodically during your round. ...Read more
So last week I started to break out in a heat rash. But now they look like ant bites blister n puss and very itchy. What can do?
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?
I was at the beach last week and towards the end of the week my feet and shins were very itchy. I just thought it was a heat rash. I've been home for three days now and it still hasn't cleared up yet. Do you have any idea what that could be?
My heat rash turned into fungal infection on chest.i put clotrimazole but it does not sooth much the itch. how long this fungal rash will be on skin?
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Think got heat rash because dehydrated? Dry mouth? Reason why always feel dehydrated? Do psych meds create dehydration long after leaving body
Yes: These drugs can cause dry mouth. Dry mouth can cause serious dental problems, your teeth are much more at risk for decay. So drink water to hydrated, avoid sodas and juice, too much sugar and acid, chew xylitol or sugar free gums. Biotene dry mouth products are great. If you use mouthwash you need one without alcohol. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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.
My 3 month old grandaughter has red rashes on her tummy and its weeping. How to treat it and is it 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
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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