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Answered 2012-02-13 12:50:41

Miliaria is the condition commonly known as heat rash or prickly heat.
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Can bumps be coming from heat?

Yes it is called heat rash or "prickly heat". However, if you think you have something wrong with you you should go and see a Doctor, the internet is not a god place to get PERSONAL medical advice.


How is prickly heat diagnosed?

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I have prickly burn under your armpit?

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What kinds of prickly heat are there?

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What is the medical term meaning raised bump on the skin without pus or liquid?

A papule is the medical term for a raised bump on the skin that doesn't have pus or liquid. Examples are warts and heat rash.


How is prickly heat treated by doctors?

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Does sunburn cause sudden red rash on the skin in the neck area?

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What is the medical term meaning general muscle inflammation with an accompanying skin rash?

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How do you treat heat rash?

The best way to treat a heat rash is to get out of the heat. You can also put a cold wash cloth on the rash.


Is heat rash contagious?

Heat rash is not contagious, actually. Heat rash is caused by friction and sweating, so if it's hot and humid, you have a chance of getting heat rash in your armpits, between your legs, and on your butt.


Why would I have a bumpy itchy rash on my thighs?

It could mean a million things. Go to your doctor! It could just be prickly heat or fungal infections like ringworm (jock itch).


Is Clindamycin Phosphate Topical solution used for heat rash?

Heat rash does not need antibiotics.


How is prickly heat treated by alternative medicine?

Naturopaths maintain that essential fatty acids can speed the clearing of the rash. The patient should eat fish rich in fatty acids (salmon, mackerel, or herring).


Can clindamycin hcl 300 mg be used to heat rash?

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Rash on both sides of torso?

A rash on both sides of your torso could be a rash or a serious medical condition. A person that has this happen to them should seek medical attention.


What is the prognosis for prickly heat?

The rash disappears in a day with cooler temperatures, but the skin may not recover its ability to sweat for two weeks-the time needed to replace the top layers of skin with new growth from below.


Is a heat rash an allergy?

No, no it is not.


Can heat rash spread?

no


Is Rashes contagious?

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How can human body gain heat?

heat rash


How can a heat rash affect my skin?

According to the Mayo Clinic website heat rash can sometimes get a bacterial infection in it. Also it can lead to heat exhaustion.