Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Rash Heat Home Care

Home care for heat rash includes:

  • Avoid exposure to warm environments.
  • Avoid moisturizing lotion.
  • Avoid exposure to the sun.
    • Wear clothing that blocks the sun's rays.
    • Wear a hat.
    • Dress in light clothes.
  • Take tepid water baths.
  • Change into dry clothes frequently.

Rash Heat Warning Signs

Notify your doctor if you have a heat rash and any of the following:

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Last Updated: Dec 14, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Rash Heat References
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