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Had itchy bumps for a week now after going biking w/ sunscreen. Seem to be clear/flesh colored until I scratch them and they turn red. Is it heat rash?

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Dr. Richard Tholen
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Personal exam needed

Even though you have provided a description, actual examination of your rash is needed to provide a meaningful diagnosis.
See a dermatologist if this persists or worsens.

In brief: Personal exam needed

Even though you have provided a description, actual examination of your rash is needed to provide a meaningful diagnosis.
See a dermatologist if this persists or worsens.
Dr. Richard Tholen
Dr. Richard Tholen
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Dr. Robert Alexander
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Maybe

It is possible, depending on location of the bumps/rash.
Areas under clothing or heavy perspiration are potential sites for such rashes. If on outside skin areas where sunscreen was applied, may be assoicated with contact allergy to the sun lotion or its preservatives contained. Do not scratch them. You may try use of 1% hydrocortizone cream (cortaid) applied 2-3 times a day... No scratching.

In brief: Maybe

It is possible, depending on location of the bumps/rash.
Areas under clothing or heavy perspiration are potential sites for such rashes. If on outside skin areas where sunscreen was applied, may be assoicated with contact allergy to the sun lotion or its preservatives contained. Do not scratch them. You may try use of 1% hydrocortizone cream (cortaid) applied 2-3 times a day... No scratching.
Dr. Robert Alexander
Dr. Robert Alexander
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