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Treatment For Heat Rash On Chest
My bf works in heat got a rash on chest/back well figure heat rash its goin away but next day now a migraine light sensitive and nauseous 99temp, help?
Cold or flu: A viral illness (cold or flu) could cause all of those symptoms, but your boyfriend should see his doctor for a precise diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
5 year old son with fine rash on chest and now on face. No fever, no illness, no itching. Heat rash perhaps?
Heat Rash Treatment: Since heat rash is essentially a sensitization reaction to "heat" the choice of treatment is to allow the natural healing of the skin and an avoidance of further exacerbations (more sun, scratching, chemicals, etc) common treatments involve mild cortisone or other corticosteroid creams, cool environment, and avoidance of tight or occlusive clothing articles. Goes away on its own even doing nothing. ...Read more
Assessment.: This rash would likely need to be examined and more history obtained to be able to provide you with useful input about the diagnosis or possible treatment. ...Read more
Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
I have something on my chest that's bumpy and itchy and it's been spreading. I thought it was a heat rash but it could be an allergic reaction.?
Rash: Rashes are like baskins robbins, they come in 31 different flavors. You really need to see a doctor for a rash since the only way to get an effective evaluation and treatment is for a doctor to see the rash in-person. ...Read more
A lot of bumps on my chest! It is super itchy when I sweat! Is it heat rash? As far as I know, I'm not allergic to anything. Help?!
Rash: A rash is best evaluated in person by a doctor for a specific diagnosis. The breast bone is a common place for rash/heat rash especially due to sweating and heat. Try a topical anti-itch cream and consider adding a non-sedating antihistamine once or twice per day until rash is gone. Keep area clean and no scrubbing. ...Read more
My son is 6weeks old. There are some red spots on his face, neck and chest. What could this be? Looks like a heat rash. How will this go?
I have what looks like a heat rash covering belly chest and back, is this heat rash or could it be something else? All the red bumps are raised
Heat Rash (Miliaria) occurs from blockage of sweat glands. Excessive sweating leads to overhydration of the outer layer of the skin, which is composed of dead cells. The excess accumulation of dead cells blocks the sweat glands and cause sweat to accumulate under the skin. This causes small papules (bumps) and vesicles (tiny blisters) to
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Son has spots on chest, back, neck, round ears. Looks like heat rash but some r quite red with white heads on them?
Have it evaluated: Have the child's pediatrician examine him. There are numerous possible causes. ...Read more
I'm noticing with the weather being as hot as it is I have little bumps all over my chest and stomach. Could this be a heat rash, what should I do?
Yes it may be: Yes it may be heat rash due to the hot weather. It happens when your sweat ducts become blocked and perspiration is trapped under your skin. Most of the time the rash goes away on its own. Best way is to cool your skin and prevent sweating, stay in airconditioned area, wear loose clothes, let thye skin air dry rather thenusing towels. If the skin is itchy use calamine lotion or Hydrocortisone cream. ...Read more
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?
A week: It can take several days to a week for a mild skin rash to heal. If you have an extensive area of involvement or a more serious rash it could be a bit longer. Moisturizing lotions and keeping the area cool and free of friction ot rubbing may help. ...Read more
My 6m old daughter has light pink tiny bumps on chest&stomach I think it's heat rash should I put aquaphora on after bath or just keep her clean&dry?
Clean/dry: If you really think it is a heat rash, then just keeping it clean and dry is the way to go. Using moisturizers like aquaphor may just trap more moisture in. If it doesn't clear up within a few days of conservative treatment have doc look at the rash to make sure it is what you think. ...Read more
10 yr old daghtr has small bumps on chest and now on back. Itchy and painful but not red. Not heat rash or eczema, this is different. No new soaps.?
My 6m old daughter has light pink tiny bumps on her chest & stomach think it's heat rash should I apply aquaphora after bath? Or just keep clean & dry
Clean and dry: Is my vote. Especially since this time of year is more humid. ...Read more
Is aloe vera gel a effective remedy for persistent prickly heat rash on. 6 week old baby? It is on face, chest, shoulders, back of neck and back.
Heat rash: Do not use anything on your infants skin without discussing with a pediatrician and aloe Vera is ever recommended ...Read more
My daughter has red bumps all over her except her nose today I noticed three more on her chest, is this baby acne, eczema or heat rash?
My 1 month old son keeps getting red bumps all over his face chest and upper arms on and off. Could this be heat rash, or can he possibly be allergic to the baby wash I use for his bath?
Could be either: Hold this baby wash for now, usr something else, keep him dry as much you can, if the rash keeps coming see your baby's doctor ...Read more
Baby has pimples that turn red with sweat or bath but stay white when normal on back, chest, and arms. Is it acne, heat rash, or allergy from vaccine?
Baby Pimples: Baby pimples or acne, which can be light colored and on various body parts as you describe, often become a bit darker on certain conditions like exposure to heat/water or agitation/crying. These should gradually fade away in a couple of months. Get these checked by your baby's pediatrician at his next regular check to get reassurance re their benign nature. ...Read more
Hi Dr, I get repeated rashes the underside of my breast for which I am currently using Dermikelp as I do not want to use cortisone. Is this caused due to heat rash as I do suffer from the heat. What else can I do to ease the situation?
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?
Psychiatric Meds: Some psychiatric medications make a person more senstive to the sun, ask your doctor or pharmacist for help regarding your particular medications. You can also research all psych meds on the soundmindz. Org web site. Best. ...Read more
Is using the hydrocortisone 1% cream for the heat rash a good idea? I used it for this heat rash on my right breast, but it's healing up well.
Describe: Please describe your sudden rash! You need to have it looked at for proper diagnosis. ...Read more
Heat rash: "prickly heat" occurs when persons get hot and sweaty, tyically in the summer. Blocked pores (sweat ducts) are believed to be the cause. Common sites affected are under clothing and at friction points. Sometimes a rash can be due to a detergent of softener allergy. Keeping skin dry and cool is the best treatment and it should resolve the problem if it is truely heat rash. ...Read more
When I can warm or hot or when I exercise, I get stings (electrical needle like) all over my body, primarily head and back. I hope there is a cure for this, I think it might be heat rash? But there is no rash, just pain.
It is good that you are exercising. What you described is likely due to onset of sweating and the sweat gland trying to put out water quickly. Try a 10 minute period of warming up before progressing to hard or vigorous exercise.
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Entire body feels as if it's burning, bumps all over my skin including stomach, thighs and arms. I think it's heat rash, but what can I do to cure it?
Doctor can evaluate: Rashes are hard to describe in words. Usually, a doctor has to look at a rash to see what it might be. For common rashes such as eczema, mild reactions to plants or chemicals, excessive dryness, or little itchy bumps, over-the-counter Hydrocortisone 1% cream for 1 week, usually helps. A doctor can help figure out the cause, look for internal disorders, and decide if Claritin (loratadine) or zyrtec would help. ...Read more
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?
This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes.
Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more
Rash on chest:
Rash (exanthem): is a lesion (s) which affects color/ texture/ appearance of skin. This skin eruption may have many possible causes- allergies, medical conditions/ diseases, hormones, or contact with damaging substances.
Rash of chest affects anterior thorax. ...Read more