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Annoying rash on back of lap!?

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Dr. Cheryl Levin
Dermatology

In brief: Erythema ab igne?

There is a condition called erythema ab igne, which causes a rash secondary to intense heat.
Common causes include a hot water bottle, heating pad or laptop. But, there are many possible "lap" rashes and it is difficult to say what is causing yours without seeing it.

In brief: Erythema ab igne?

There is a condition called erythema ab igne, which causes a rash secondary to intense heat.
Common causes include a hot water bottle, heating pad or laptop. But, there are many possible "lap" rashes and it is difficult to say what is causing yours without seeing it.
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