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How To Stop Heat Rash Itch
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
Son breaks out in bad heat rash at night. He itches it and makes sores. He has cotton sheets&clothes. No blankets. What more can I do?
Heat rash: Here are a few suggestions assuming the rash is a heat rash. 1. run a fan by the bed. 2. shower or bath before and after sleeping to minimize the rash. 3. run you air conditioner at a lower temp. 4. if in a house move sleeping to the basement where it is cooler. 5 consider sleeping in the nude if appropriate for child's age. There is no med to prevent heat rash. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a rash in my skin, the doctor said it was heat rash due to the hot weather but now on winter its still the same, my skin itches a lot!?
Xerosis vs eczema...: Dry skin, allergies to detergent, or other irritants are possibilities. Try using a skin cream without alcohol in it immediately after showering/ washing. If this does not work try a hypoallergenic detergent.... If that fails see your doc again or go to a dermatologist. ...Read more
My face is covered in a red rash that looks like heat rash or hives. It itches and burns. Do I need to see a doctor?
My testicle itches in a certain spot. Started yesterday. No sign of rash. No fear of std in faithful relationship. What could it be. Heat rash?
Took a trip to the beach and got severe heat rash leading to itching. Does psych medicine cause skin to not sweat and create heat rash? Treatments?
Drug reaction.: There is no indication that the drugs you are on have made you more sensitive to the sun exposure. Be sure you are not on st johns worts which may make one more sensitive to the sunlight. It is remotely possible that a very high dose of Benadryl (diphenhydramine) may reduce your sweating but it will have to be more than 10 times the average dose . I suspect your rash is from something else. ...Read more
Tiny raised bumps on my forehead and neck, little itching. My trunk and back look like a small heat rash typically at night. Is this hives?
Hives: A hive lesion does not last for more than 24 hours. If those raised itchy bumps on your skin move from one place to another within a day, they sound like hives. When you don't have lung or GI symptoms, simple otc antihistamine would help in most cases. If you have hives more than 6 weeks, you need to see a physician to be evaluated for chronic hives or chronic urticaria. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
On doxycycline for tic bite, sharp stabbing pain then a rash developed. Painful and itching and has heat. Rash developed after abd. Pain?
Husband has very red skin w/yellow blisters in his crotch and inside leg area. Temperature 99.9. Yesterday just looked like a heat rash w/itching and burning. Today seems much worse. The reddest I have ever seen
This : This rash could be a few different things. - impetigo is a skin infection caused by bacteria - either streptococcus or staph. This needs to be treated with antibiotics. - contact dermatitis is skin inflammation. It can be caused by plants such as poison ivy or poison oak or it can be from contact of a chemical or item that a person is particularly sensitive to. This is usually treated with steroid creams or oral steroids. - viral illness such as chicken pox, shingles or herpes can also cause painful blisters on a red base. This can be treated with anti-virals or just needs to run its course depending on the severity of the infection. The best thing to do is to contact his doctor and have him seen, since each possible problem requires different treatments. Good luck. ...Read more
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