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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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What cream for itchy rash on neck and shoulders?

What cream for itchy rash on neck and shoulders?

Depends: It depends on what is causing the rash; impossible to answer with this little information. ...Read more

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Is there any otc creams for heat rash on face?

Is there any otc creams for heat rash on face?

Hydrocortisone .1 : Apply cream to face avoid eyes three times a day for 5-7 days ...Read more

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Is Vicks vaporub safe to use on a poison ivy rash to relieve itching on arms neck and face?

Is Vicks vaporub safe to use on a poison ivy rash to relieve itching on arms neck and face?

No vaporub: Rather than using vaporub i would recommend using a topical antihistamine. This is usually fairly effective with the itch. You can also take oral antihistamines like zyrtec or clariton to get relief. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) may help but many people get tired. This may help you at night. ...Read more

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No new products used, faint pink goosebump-like rash on arms/neck for 2.5 weeks. Itchy jawline/cheeks/chin, subsides w hydrocortisone.

No new products used, faint pink goosebump-like rash on arms/neck for 2.5 weeks. Itchy jawline/cheeks/chin, subsides w hydrocortisone.

Allergy VS sress: it can be contact dermatitis , if goes more than 6 weeks then see na allergist and or dermatologist. can try zyrtec (cetirizine) 10 mg at pm do not use strong steroids on face and arm pit ...Read more

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Got eczema on my neck and arm, is the vanos cream good to cure it?

Got eczema on my neck and arm, is the vanos cream good to cure it?

Vanos: Vanos is a class 1 steroid used for steroid responsive dermatosis like eczema and psoriasis. Being a class 1 steroid, this cream should be used intermittently and not long term. Long term use can cause thinning of the skin an stretch marks. We tell our patients to use vanos twice a day for two weeks then rest one week and repeat if necessary. Do not use on the face. ...Read more

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Rash in the groin area women get like a heat rash tried calamine not helping ?

Rash in the groin area women get like a heat rash tried calamine not helping  ?

Fungal: Likely a fungal infection. Try terbinafine cream (available OTC) for 1 week. If not better seek medical advice. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...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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Persistent itch located on jaw line neck and chest mainly nipple and turned white. No rash. Tried lotion, oils, gold bond, anti itch. no Relief 4mth.

Persistent itch located on jaw line neck and chest mainly nipple and turned white. No rash. Tried lotion, oils, gold bond, anti itch. no Relief 4mth.

Rashes: Rashes are generally impossible to diagnose over the computer. Since you have tried so many things without relief, it's time to see the dr. to get it examined and properly diagnosed so the best treatment can hopefully occur. Good luck. ...Read more

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Many gnat bites on scalp 6 days ago. Itch & draining. Painful swollen nodes back of scalp and neck, esp neck. How to treat? No fever or cellulitis.

Many gnat bites on scalp 6 days ago. Itch & draining. Painful swollen nodes back of scalp and neck, esp neck. How to treat? No fever or cellulitis.

? could be infection: Drainage implies infection of your scalp/skin. If it is yellowish discharge then it certainly is infection which will require antibiotics by mouth. Go see your doctor . Itching can be relieved with Benadryl (diphenhydramine) capsules(may make you sleepy). If it is more than a small area(less than one inch) which is draining, you need to see a doctor to help you treat it better. ...Read more

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Inner thigh heat rash treatment: what are some good lotions to use?

Inner thigh heat rash treatment: what are some good lotions to use?

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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I have itchy bumps and rash on arm pits, remedy?

I have itchy bumps and rash on arm pits, remedy?

See a dermatologist: Meanwhile try 1% Hydrocortisone cream. Skip shaving ; deoderants until it heals. Water os fine but do not scrub. ...Read more

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Itchy rashes under armpit, what are possible causes and OTC treatments? I shower daily, don't shave.

Itchy rashes under armpit, what are possible causes and OTC treatments? I shower daily, don't shave.

Dermatitis vs fungal: An 'itchy' rash in the axilla (arm pit) may be a 'contact dermatitis' or a yeast/fungal infection. An otc treatment for dermatitis is Cortaid (hydrocortisone 1%) and the treatment for fungal infection is otc 'anti-fungal' e.g. Lotrimin (clotrimazole). Dermatitis may be caused by exposure to chemicals/fragrances in deodorant/anti-perspirants so a hypo-allergenic subsitute may be needed. Get seen if no better. ...Read more

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Axilla (Definition)

Area of human body directly under the joint where the shoulder connects to the arm. It contains axillary vessels, brachial nerve plexus, lymph nodes & vessels, axillary ...Read more


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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