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Rash That Gets Worse With Heat
Many possibilities: Recommend dermatologic eval to determine diagnosis and to formulate treatment plan. ...Read more
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
I've had this heat rash-like breakout on my forehead since march! Tingles. It goes away sometimes. Gets worse if I forget to shower, is it bacteria?
Rash: You need to show this to a doctor and get it diagnosed. ...Read more
My 6 month old daughter has started a rash on her lower back, we don't think it is a heat rash because it only got worse when she ate her food?
Doctor can examine: Rashes are very hard to describe, so usually have to be examined to tell what they really are. One's primary care doctor can help decide if and when a rash needs to be looked at. If a child is acting totally normal, and only has a faint rash, parents can usually wait a day to see what will happen. If the skin is getting blood spots, forming blisters, breaking open, etc..., an ER doctor can check. ...Read more
Itch/pinch. No rash. No change of anything in environment. Not scabies- already checked. All over my body. Wakes me up at night. Heat makes it worse.?
Itch: Please continue to see our doctor. Have you been checked for low B12? If low and you supplement w/it be sure to take the sublingual type rather than swallowing it. Peace and good health. ...Read more
F/23 burning sensation in upper chest, radiating heat. Worse when at rest. Skin on chest very sensitive/irritated, no rash. Has lasted on/off ~5days?
Anxiety vs....: Something! It is often hard to understand how feeling stress or anxious could cause skin symptoms such as these, but in a young person your age, that is the most likely cause. HOWEVER, the significant disease causes of this are in the connective tissue disease realm: lupus, scleroderma, dematomyositis, cryoglobulinemia, rheumatoid arthritis. Reduce stress, observe, see doc in 2 weeks if persists ...Read more
So I had a rash most of summer across my forehead and in small areas on my face, resembled heat rash but got worse, haven't seen since winter, lupus?
Possibly: Possibly. Rheumatologic evaluation should clarify.Get a more detailed answer ›
I've a rash appeard today on both arms but worse on one, its red blotchy and a little warm. Looks like prickley heat but I'm not hot?
Depends: It's hard to tell without seeing in person. ...Read more
I have small bumps all over my arm and my inner thighs. I thought it was a heat rash but it seems like it's spreading. It started yesterday an seems to be getting worse. They sting and itch skin toned too.?
See your doctor: Many possible causes, many possible treatments. The longer you go unseen, the tougher it may be to get rid of it. ...Read more
Itchy CHIN rash-9mos-made worse by heat, no bumps/ red/itchy. Derm dx Rosacea. Tried 2 topical creams, no results. Healthy, but IBS. Tx ideas? Thx.
2 and 4 yr old siblings always have rash on face/body. Usually cheeks/limbs, top of feet. Worse w/heat and sun. Raised, red, warm, blotchy, not itchy
Based on D history: You've given, heat rash is the primary consideration. It could be from skin sensitivity to the sun or from blood vessels opening up with increased blood flow after sun exposure. Get them checked also for allergic, atopic and contact dermatitis. Best wishes! . http://www. M.webmd. Com/children/skin-rashes-in-children-treatment. ...Read more
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 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
Can adults get fifth disease without face rash? Last week had cold symptoms now for a week I've had red blotchy rash on arms and legs, worse in heat
Parvovirus B-19: Yes, you can have fifth disease without developing a facial eruption. That does not mean that you have this, but that this presentation is possible. ...Read more
See below: If heat rashes truly - impossible to say. But are they heat rashes? I would get the pm looked at. ...Read more
I am asthematic. I keep getting itchy dry rashes all over body mostly due to heat. A circular patch appears which gets darker and than dis appears.?
Eczema: It may be eczema which is a dry skin condition that could be caused by allergies. Indoor dry heat could aggravate eczema. If you are asthmatic then you are more prone to developing eczema. Treatment includes moisturizers, antihistamines and steroid creams. Humidifiers can be helpful during the heating season. ...Read more
I have some painless faint small redbdots in one sode of ny inner thies, it looks a bit like a bite, read about heat rashes but it dosnt go away.
New?: Or these spots new or they are there for long tim? Birth mark? . May not be of any significance. Please show them to your doctor for proper diagnosis ...Read more
I've had circular rashes appear on my body recently and it seems to be spreading and heat seems to make them red and standout more. It won't go away?
Generalized rash: The differential diagnosis of a generalized rash is large. You should schedule an appointment to visit a dermatologist as soon as possible. Certain factors are important such as whether the rash is raised or flat, itchy or not, involving the palms of the hands or the soles of the feet, or not. If the rash started in one location and spread to another, describe it to them, and your history and meds ...Read more
I have rashes on my forearms. Sometimes they look like heat rashes. I have had them for over a year. They come and go. The are itchy. What do I do?
My 3 month old baby developed a prickly heat-like rashes all over the body with unknown cause. Need helpful advice?
I get hives and rashes when my body gets heat or exposed to sun etc., and it's itching a lot like needles poking. Please suggest me some help?
Physical urticaria: Cholinergic urticaria is not allergy. There is direct stimulation of twitchy mast cells when you are sweaty. Antihistamine will help. Zyrtec is best. Generic cetirizine is the same thing for less cost. Standard dose is 1 pill [10mg] a day. Some people take 2 or 3. Even 3 a day is usually well tolerated but a few people will feel drowsy. ...Read more
I would like to know my child get this heat rashes when it gets very hot it's like red pimples and it itches alot she is 3 years old what can we use.
Rashes on skin which increase and start itching on excessive exposure to sunlight, heat and sweat.
Many causes: Generally any type of rash worsens with heat exposure and sweating. It can be urticaria or eczema but also can be other kinds of rashes. You need to have a doctor look at it to determine what it is. ...Read more
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