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Scott Nass, MD, MPA, FAAFP, AAHIVS (Primary Care Physician)

Dr. Nass received dual medical degrees from the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and Charles R. Drew University in Medicine and Science. He completed Family Medicine residency at Ventura County Medical Center with subsequent fellowships at Ventura, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, George Washington University, and University of California-Irvine. He holds faculty appointments at Keck School of Medicine of USC, Loma Linda University School of Medicine, and Western University of Health Sciences.

Yukiko Ueda, MD

Yukiko Ueda, MD (Dermatology)

Dr. Ueda graduated from the Niigata University School of Medicine and trained at the University of Tokyo Medical School. She is currently a clinical assistant professor at the Department of Dermatology, Jichi Medical University, and holds several posts in the dermatology departments at Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Komagome Hospital, University of Tokyo, and the Medical Center of Japan Red Cross Society.

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  • The skin is itchy and has scratches

  • Skin itching that worsens at night

  • Itch is mild

  • Rashes

  • Lip blister

  • Scratching the skin

  • Nighttime itch is worse

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What is Heat Rash?

This condition occurs when areas of skin become itchy and inflamed due to excessive sweating, which blocks sweat glands.

Typical Symptoms of Heat Rash

  • Skin Itching

  • Heat rash

  • Blisters

  • Skin redness or red bumpy rashes

  • Skin abnormality

  • Skin is broken from scratching

Doctor's Diagnostic Questionson Heat Rash

Your doctor may ask these questions to check for this disease:

  • Is your skin itchy?

  • Do you have a heat rash?

  • Do you have skin blisters?

  • Do you have red skin or red spots?

  • Do you have any skin problems?

Treatmentof Heat Rash

Keep the skin cool by wearing light, loose clothing and avoiding hot baths. Calamine lotions and steroid creams can help if symptoms are severe.

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References

  • Heat rash (prickly heat)

    https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/heat-rash-prickly-heat/

  • DUFFNER GJ. Heat rash as a problem in the naval service. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 1946 Jul;26:539-41. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.1946.s1-26.539. PMID: 20996637.

    https://www.ajtmh.org/view/journals/tpmd/s1-26/4/article-p539.xml

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Reviewed By:

Scott Nass, MD, MPA, FAAFP, AAHIVS

Scott Nass, MD, MPA, FAAFP, AAHIVS (Primary Care Physician)

Dr. Nass received dual medical degrees from the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and Charles R. Drew University in Medicine and Science. He completed Family Medicine residency at Ventura County Medical Center with subsequent fellowships at Ventura, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, George Washington University, and University of California-Irvine. He holds faculty appointments at Keck School of Medicine of USC, Loma Linda University School of Medicine, and Western University of Health Sciences.

Yukiko Ueda, MD

Yukiko Ueda, MD (Dermatology)

Dr. Ueda graduated from the Niigata University School of Medicine and trained at the University of Tokyo Medical School. She is currently a clinical assistant professor at the Department of Dermatology, Jichi Medical University, and holds several posts in the dermatology departments at Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Komagome Hospital, University of Tokyo, and the Medical Center of Japan Red Cross Society.

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