“Heat rash,” a disease that comes with summer

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During hot and humid weather Makes you sweat a lot and gets stuffy easily. thus causing some related diseases with sweat and hot weather especially heat rash which is a common skin disease during the summer

“Heat rash,” a disease that comes with summer

Symptoms of heat rash

  • Red rash or small red bumps Up on the ทางเข้า ufabet https://ufabet999.app skin Especially in damp areas such as the folds, armpits, and groin.
  • The rash may be itchy or burning.
  • The rash may spread to other areas. of the body Especially in areas that sweat a lot.
  • In severe cases, symptoms may include fever, headache, and fatigue.

Causes of heat rash

Heat rash is caused by clogged pores. This causes sweat to not be able to escape normally. As a result, inflammation and rashes occur. The causes of clogged pores include:

  • Hot and humid weather
  • Wearing tight or non-breathable clothing
  • Using skin care products that clog pores

Heat rash treatment

  • Use an over-the-counter itch cream or calamine to relieve burning and itching.
  • In cases with overlapping inflammation and infection You should also use topical medicine that contains antibiotics. To treat skin and sweat gland infections
  • Change to clothes that are breathable. Or take a shower to cool the skin in the area where the heat rash occurs.
  • Try to avoid sweat from coming into contact with the area affected by the heat rash. Because it will cause more pain.
  • Dampen a clean cloth with cool water and wring it out to compress the area affected by a hot rash. To reduce the heat of the skin

Prevention of heat rash

Patients can take care of themselves to relieve symptoms and prevent heat rash disease by:

  • Bathe often with cool or normal temperature water.
  • Wear loose, comfortable, and breathable clothing.
  • Avoid using skin care products that clog pores.
  • Drink lots of water to keep your body refreshed and hydrated.
  • Avoid staying in hot and humid places.

Heat rash may seem like a mild disease. But during hot weather, sweating a lot, if not properly cared for, discomfort or repeated infections may occur. If a patient finds that they have symptoms of heat rash, they should not delay. See a doctor for effective consultation and treatment.                                           

Article by Dr. Kankanit Santipranon, M.D. Specialist in skin and beauty, World Medical Hospital (WMC)