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How To Get Rid Of A Heat Rash Under The Breasts
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
Cool water: Wash gently with gentle cleanser (ie: cetaphil, dove, aveeno) and water. Cold compresses, shower or bathe in cool water. Stay in air conditioned room out of the heat. Wear 100% cotton absorbent clothing and avoid friction rubbing of skin. Avoid exercise until rash resolved. Topical cortisone creams and oral antihistamines like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and claritin. Drink plenty of water. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Lotion/steroids: Frequent cool water baths, immediate ointment or lotion and additional steroid creams. ...Read more
Cold compresses: Cold compresses with paper towel followed. Use cooling shake lotion such as calamine will help resolve he's trash. If you prefer not to have pink color Hydrocortisone lotion can be used after compresses. Repret every hour and hea hold dissipate in 2-3 compress applications. ...Read more
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