Patient Comments: Heat Rash - Describe Your Experience


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Comment from: TSnapper, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: November 05

In the summer I always get a heat rash on my back from the first sunburn. Recently my electric blanket was turned up all the way and that morning I woke with the worst heat rash I have ever had, my scalp, down my neck, my back, breasts, and hip area itching uncontrollably. That was three weeks ago and I am still breaking out. I have not used electric blanket, or even been warm, in fact I have been freezing. I can't wear jeans or even a bra because they just bleed. When will this stop!

Comment from: Goddess Shay, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: October 02

This year my heat rash was horrible. Nothing relieved it. I tried cool showers, keeping cool in the air-conditioning. What worked best was rubbing alcohol with a cotton ball all over. Burned like blazes but cleared it up.

Comment from: Barbara, 65-74 Female (Patient) Published: August 10

I had red bumps all over my body from heat rash. The bumps dried up and now skin is peeling like when you get sunburn. I was not in the sun at all.

Comment from: dp35654, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: July 21

I have had itching and sweating down my spinal column from heat rash. I have little raised bumps, which spread to shoulder areas in the back but that is adult acne. This afternoon I have red raised bumps under breasts. I have had chills for weeks. I assume it's a staph infection now. I never could tolerate the heat, most kids love the summer and I hate it! And yes the Hibiclens wash does help but I probably need antibiotics and my doctor's prescription for vacation till August 8.

Comment from: bllan2002, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: June 13

I have had a heat rash on my hands and wrists whenever I drive, the bumps won't go away. I've tried hydrocortisone as per my doctor’s order but the bumps won't go away. It doesn't itch unless it blisters up.

Comment from: Victor, 75 or over Male (Patient) Published: July 06

I have a very sore heat rash and watery blisters under my testicles.

Comment from: Michaela, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: April 26

I have suffered from heat rash for as long as I can remember. I have never been able to find a way to prevent it from flaring up on my holidays until this year. After spending a lot of time researching I came across someone that had used a fairly simple remedy. I splashed out on 1 or 2 bars of Dettol antibacterial soap and on a large bottle of Banana Boat aloe vera gel. Each night on holiday I washed using the soap which stripped all of the sunscreen off, which kept my pores unblocked. Then I covered myself in the aloe vera. If I got hot at night I showered again in the mornings too. I used Boots Soltan sensitive sun cream especially made to prevent prickly heat. Hey Presto, no heat rash at all for the whole holiday. I will never worry about my holiday being spoilt again or having to keep out of the sun.

Comment from: Annieo, 75 or over Female (Patient) Published: January 29

I have had this heat rash for about a month. Whatever I do, it will not go. I am overweight and have saggy breasts and a kangaroo pouch for a stomach. The rash is under these areas.

Comment from: mako, 65-74 Female (Patient) Published: June 17

I had a bad heat rash at Hawaii. Nothing seemed to work, but I started using the Hibiclens (OTC) skin cleanser to wash the affected area. It stopped itchiness, but I had problem getting rid of redness of rash so I used a very small amount of Sarna (OTC). The rash was almost all gone, after a week or so.

Comment from: Don't Sweat It, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: January 13

I have been having the problem of developing heat rashes since my early teens. The rash will appear unexpected. I feel hot. My face and the affected part of my body feels as if it is giving off heat. The itching then begins as the rash starts. The itching is intense and very rapid. The rash develops very rapid. The rash is very visible and I am an African-American. The duration in not long, mostly less than 15 minutes. It is important I try to stay calm. If I am not calm (it is a stressful time, I am self-conscious) this will increase the duration. The end result is I am slow and deliberate about my physical activities. I swim some and use yoga for weight management. My fear is this problem will have greater influence on health concerns as I age. Stay cool.


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Comment from: avilodh, 19-24 Male (Patient) Published: June 24

Yesterday I felt like taking a nap. But when I woke up 10 to 15 minutes later it was like something was latching on to the back of my body. It was itching all over my back and neck, I had awful pain and irritation. It was nothing but terrible heat rashes. The skin was all dry and red all over. It was all painful like the skin was tearing apart. I then I called my father. He told me to apply 'Multani Mitti' as it helps to keep skin cool and also helps to regain softness of the skin. I applied for 3 days and it was gone, thanks to Multani Mitti and papa. I have been victim of heat rashes 3 or 4 times but this was the worst.

Comment from: Common, 35-44 (Patient) Published: November 06

The other night I awakened to heat in my face and within minutes it moved down my entire body. My skin felt tingly like pins and needles. I got up and went to the bathroom mirror where I saw my face very puffy and red and slowly watched as all the skin over my whole body became red like a sunburn. I used a damp cool cloth on my face. I checked my temperature to be sure I wasn't having a fever and my temperature was normal. After a few minutes I felt better but my skin has been very dry and somewhat red since. It has been two days since. I normally have psoriasis and eczema in certain areas on my body at times. This has never occurred before.

Comment from: Thiagarajan, 75 or over Male (Patient) Published: October 31

I was suffering from heat rashes for six weeks. After going through causes and remedies for this in these web pages, I have followed my own following procedure: i) for a week I worked out for half an hour daily so that there was sufficient sweating, ii) applied sesame oil on the head and bathed twice a day, iii) every alternate day I drank the water of a tender coconut and iv) I wore clothes washed without soap. Now I am free of heat rashes for the past few weeks.

Comment from: Niki, 35-44 Female Published: April 21

I recently took a trip to Malaysia. It was hot and humid. Even though I was in air conditioning for most of the trip, I developed a skin rash around the outside of my arm pits and on the front side of both of my thighs. I thought it was something quite serious as I had never experienced this before, but my doctor told me it was a skin heat rash. It’s been three days since I detected it, and it feels itchy and hot to the touch.

Comment from: 25-34 Female (Patient) Published: March 31

I get heat rash under my watch whether I'm wearing it or not. I also get it around my bra line, on my sides, stomach, and under my waste. It's also common for me to see it on my hands. I break out in hives, and in severe cases, the hives look like welts or blisters. I just take Benadryl for it, and it usually takes the itching away. Once I do that, I try to get out of the heat, and it goes the rest of the way on its own. Although, I got the most severe case I've ever had while at the gym this morning. The prickly sensations almost had me in tears.

Comment from: Linda, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: July 07

I have been getting a rash on my biceps I assume from swimming 2-4 hours a day. I have been working out to lose weight. I don't use a lot of creams and the water is less than 83 degrees so I was surprised that my doctor told me it was heat rash.

Comment from: distancebiker, 35-44 Male Published: July 01

I am an avid bicyclist and I just recently got a bike jersey and bike shorts (they fit very snug next to my skin on the upper part of my legs). I wore them for the first time when I went on a long bike ride and then when I came back I noticed a red spot on each upper part of my leg. I went to the bike store where I get my bike tuned up and I showed the guy working there the red spots and he said that, that usually does not happen when wearing those types of shorts, but he gave me some chamois butter to use before my rides. I am wondering if the material in these shorts have an effect on my skin that causes these red spots or if it's just because of riding in the mild weather (it felt like 75 to 80 degrees ). The material in the shorts are: 60% Nylon, 24% Polyester and 16% Elasthane. I also carry some water with me when I ride on my long rides (35 to 54 miles). Do these shorts trap heat inside causing this rash? Or do I need to just go biking in the very cool weather (early evenings )? I put cream on the rash to help it go away.

Comment from: beribnlist, 55-64 Female Published: June 29

I am a Chef, developed a severe heat rash, under my breast, by the bra line, lower stomach and the groin area. The heat rash was so bad, my skin looked like I was burned, and taking a shower was very painful. I have never had anything like this before. I also had a rash on my one leg which I would scratch in my sleep until it would bleed. I went to the health food store and bought a liver detox tea and stopped eating any processed food and started using tar soap on the two areas. The rash on my leg went away and also relieved the heat rash. Now if eat any processed food the heat rash will start again. I think part of the problem is what is put in any processed food, or frozen meals. When ever I eat any frozen meal I know I will get the rash back and I have to drink detox tea.


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Comment from: jJPx, 25-34 Male (Patient) Published: June 24

I was on a two-week trip in Vietnam in the summertime. I developed heat rash around my groin and torso. The humidity there made it near impossible to keep my skin dry. When I got home, I applied powders to help absorb excess moisture. This got it under control and I believe led to its eventual cessation. It was quite uncomfortable and disturbing since I've never experienced a rash like that; especially being far from home.

Comment from: spechtsk, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: May 20

My heat rash is all over my belly, breast, under my arms, neck, upper chest, and all over my back. The rash is almost like blisters that ooze. It is very uncomfortable going out in the heat, and I live in Arizona. I am assuming the heat rash is because of medications I am taking that all have heat sensitive warnings on them. I have found no comfort for it, yet.

Comment from: iy51201, Female Published: May 04

I have been experiencing rashes that periodically develop under folds of my skin, and they tend to inflame the skin, cause itchy irritation, and the skin tends to crack and pull apart easily, causing wounds. These rashes tend to appear periodically in the areas on my legs near the buttocks, under the breasts and under the fold of skin on my abdomen. I've noticed a smell and a sticky surface under the abdomen fold and the breasts, and it seemed they tended to appear during warmer weather. I began keeping the areas clean and dry by using Gold Bond Medicated Powder, but now, it seems the powder is not helping in any way.

Comment from: TeriInOhio, Female (Patient) Published: May 04

I am very fair skinned and recently came back from a 7 day trip to Disney World in Florida. On my 4th day of being in the sun, I noticed numerous raised bumps on my arms and upper legs they itched terribly and I thought I got into some poison ivy or something. It got so bad on my 5th day to Disney, I stopped at the First Aid booth and asked for something to put on it. She said she wasn't sure what it was, but maybe heat rash. I have never had that before. I did get a lot of sun and was sunburned. It won't go away. I read, I should not put lotion on the infected area I have been doing that for the past two days. Does anyone know if the bumps break open, will it spread? I worry about spreading it to other places.

Comment from: aerona, 25-34 Male (Patient) Published: September 17

I work in Japan and in the summer months the humidity is high and it is very hot. I develop a heat rash on the insides of both forearms every summer and it is dreadfully uncomfortable and itchy and sometimes even painful, like hundreds of little open wounds. There seems to be no relief from this other than trying to keep my arms cool and sweat-free (impossible most of the time!). Strangely, it is far more severe on my right arm which has a rather large scar down the length of it. Only relief is taking a really hot stream of water in the shower and blasting the affected area to stop the itching, which I have to do most nights to prevent my sleep being disturbed. It is quite an annoying affliction and I look forward to the winter months when it disappears almost completely.

Comment from: mike, 25-34 Male (Patient) Published: June 19

I have heat rash on my arms and neck.

Comment from: sherodee, 35-44 Female (Patient) Published: May 08

I just noticed yesterday morning that I have a couple of bumps on my right arm. Then in the middle of the night, it started spreading all down my arm. It is just on my right arm – they kind of look like tiny little blisters. I don’t have itching, or prickly heat. I’m wondering if it’s because I have a sunburn on my arm.

Comment from: Hot spot, 45-54 Male (Patient) Published: April 16

I got a terrible rash last July. I live in Texas and go fishing in humid areas on the coast, along with running in the heat. My rash would not go away until my dermatologist had me do a steroid pack and steroid ointment. It was brutally painful and spread everywhere on my arms and torso. I get it now on my abdomen whenever I run. Removing my shirt and showering as soon as possible help. Also, I'm going to try some exfoliation or loofa scrubbing as I heard that it can be caused by clogged sweat glands. I think if I drink more water that may help too.

Comment from: pink102938, 19-24 Female (Patient) Published: July 06

I've had had this heat rash since I was about 8-9 years old, and it first started on my back then my face, lips, neck, hands, arms, chest and anywhere that my skin has been exposed out in the sun for a little too long (30 minutes and up). I also found out that whenever I put on any type of sunscreen or chapstick on, the rash appears even if I haven't been in the sun! I usually have to go outside and it is summer so it's hard for me to avoid this heat rash.


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Comment from: irritant free, 25-34 Female (Patient) Published: June 24

I have found that dove stick deodorant/antiperspirant in sensitive skin formula (although I am sure any would work not just dove) rolled over areas that are prone to heat rash will almost always eliminate the sweat causing skin irritation. A friend told me about this and I tried it, it is my new favorite quick fix for those terribly hot days especially if you have to be out.

Comment from: spaz, 25-34 Male (Patient) Published: May 26

Well I’m in Iraq and I have been over here quite a few times and never had it like I have it now. I am one that is really self conscious about the way I look. I am always in the gym. Anyhow; i have it, well I think I do in the groin area a little and on the butt bad. I’m a mechanic and I’m always sitting on a tire or lying down. I wear coveralls and I sweat terribly. I am hydrated I drink many bottles of water a day. I have some on my feet and know its not athletes foot it doesn’t burn, itch, or smell and now it’s going down my legs. I hate it, anyone have any idea what I can do to help? I work 12 to 14 hours a day in the 120, 130 temps in coveralls.

Comment from: Sunny in AZ, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: May 20

My boyfriend suggested using cornstarch on my heat rash (under breasts), and I was wonderfully surprised to find that it took away the pain instantly. The affected areas were noticeably less red by morning.

Comment from: Louise, 19-24 Female (Patient) Published: April 21

I almost always get heat rash when I go on holiday somewhere hot. I've found that a way of preventing it is to take anti-allergy pills before I go. Also, it gets a lot worse if I've been drinking alcohol, and if I don't take breaks from lying in the sun to sit somewhere cooler. The worst it's ever been is when I used tanning oil, so I won't be using that again.

Comment from: amh, 13-18 Female Published: April 03

I just recently got a heat rash from tanning. It was in between my boobs, and at first, it just looked like a sunburn. Then I realized there were bumps, and it was itchy. It’s weird though, because I wasn't really sweating a lot when I was tanning.

Comment from: Dexter, 25-34 Male (Patient) Published: December 15

I have a couple of spots where I've had a constant heat rash. For a long time, it was just under my stomach, so I assumed it was my allergy toward metal on my belt buckle. But I'm getting two spots on my shoulders where it meets the neck. I’ve used cortisone cream that seemed as if it helped, but I worry this might make it worse.

Comment from: sr, 35-44 Male (Patient) Published: October 24

I have very sensitive skin especially in areas where heat rash can take hold. Prevention is the key. I find that A&D diaper rash ointment works the best. Sounds funny but it is a skin protectant. Apply a small amount to areas that are a concern before exposure.

Comment from: Sanje, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: July 06

I had a radical hysterectomy performed at the end of May. Four weeks later I started developing a rash. I thought it may be an infection and went to see my doctor, but it is heat rash. Because of the summer heat and hormonal changes it is easier to develop this condition. Ladies beware. I tried hydrocortisone and Benadryl but I believe they made it worse by blocking the pores. Aveeno soap and water, air dry and cold compress worked the best!

Comment from: J, 19-24 Male (Patient) Published: July 06

Something I discovered is to limit the amount of deodorant you use in extreme heat. Deodorants are usually antiperspirants, something you do not want when you're outside in 90+ heat, especially for long periods of time. The underarms are a major area of sweat to reduce your body temperature and if this area is blocked by an antiperspirant then you can get a wicked heat rash in this area and even across the rest of your body as the excess heat diffuses across your body. Tolerate the smell or use some other way to kill the odor.

Comment from: Wheely cool, 19-24 Female (Patient) Published: July 06

I am a wheelchair user with limited arm movement. The current UK heat wave has given me four separate areas of heat rash, the worst of which is on the top of my left thigh, where I rest my left arm. I have been applying an all-purpose rash cream (Sudocrem) and would not recommend it; it does nothing! One method which instantly reduces the itching is to put wet wipes in the fridge and wipe the rash whenever it gets too much, gently patting dry afterwards.

Comment from: SlouiseW, 13-18 Female (Patient) Published: July 06

At the minute I have heat rash on my fingers, palm of my hands, stomach, legs, and wrists. I am extremely itchy and irritated and it isn't pleasant at all. I’ve taken cold showers and cold baths and it still hasn’t gone I’ve had it for 4 days now and I just can’t seem to get rid of it.

Comment from: anonymous, 19-24 Female (Patient) Published: July 06

My heat rash occurred after several days of getting sunburned. It was very humid weather, and bumps arose after a day at the beach. It felt very itchy and irritated like bugs crawling over the skin. Mostly covered upper body, arms, chest, shoulders and places where the skin was most exposed to the sun.

Comment from: Itchy, 35-44 Female (Patient) Published: July 06

I have I have suffered with heat rash all my life and now at 38 have been trying every treatment possible I have just stumbled on to a homeopathic remedy that seems to stop the itching unfortunately I started using it once the rash was already there so am unsure whether it would have stopped that too but getting rid of the itching is a God send in itself so if any ones interested it's called Utica urns it's basically stinging nettles in pill form.

Comment from: beck, 25-34 Female (Patient) Published: July 01

I’m pregnant and I am suffering on both my arms, under my breasts, my bottom and inner thighs. It’s really painful and ugly this is the first time I have ever had heat rash and it’s getting unbearable it feels like my body is on fire. I have tried everything, but nothing seems to work.

Comment from: lcykm4u, 35-44 Female (Patient) Published: June 29

I now have had this rash that looks like tiny little blisters on the top of my feet and slowly spreading, also I have itching from time to time. I think it was caused by being out in the sun for 2.5 hrs from 8a.m. to 10:45a.m for 5 days and wearing flip flops while watching my daughter play soccer. I applied Caladryl on it. It seemed like it was going to work, but didn't.

Comment from: deansami, 19-24 Female (Patient) Published: June 29

I have suffered heat rash of the same kind of symptoms for around 13 years, the trouble now is that I have it permanently, in the winter and in the summer. I have tried numerous anti-histamines and numerous natural remedies and still haven’t found anything to fix this, my problem occurs when it’s hot, when it’s cold. When I’m in water and out of water. It’s there all the time. I have tiny little scars where I scratch in bed. I sometimes wonder whether it’s more serious than I think.

Comment from: KMP, 19-24 Female (Patient) Published: June 29

I get a heat rash anytime the temperature exceeds 80 degrees. I saw pictures a website that are just like my rash; bumps on every surface of my forearms. The fronts of the forearms get swollen with red bumps, while the backsides get clear bumps. The entire area is itchy constantly and even keeping me awake at night. I've tried Lucerne cream and that did absolutely nothing to dull the pain or make the bumps go away. So far, the only thing I've known to work is talcum powder and lots of exposure to AC.

Comment from: kevik0992, 19-24 Male (Patient) Published: June 24

I was playing basketball while it was very humid outside and I was sweating a lot. The rash developed and it looked liked little red bumps in clusters and it is very uncomfortable and it itches and burns. I was told to put Benadryl ointment cream on it, but that did not help and probably made it worst. This is the first time that I have experienced this rash.

Comment from: Elizabeth1975, 25-34 Female (Patient) Published: June 24

I started a new job doing heavy landscaping work in 98 degree weather with a heat index of 105 degrees my arms, face, and neck were exposed to the sun. My skin dried out severely, my pores in the sun exposed areas became blocked, rough bumps that itch severely, and ache when I scratch scars into my skin. I feel like I'm scratched and burnt. I applied Coppertone sport 90 SPF sunscreen spray the second day of work it stung bad, but kept me from burning any more. It's the fourth day luckily its the weekend now I’m trying to figure out how to repair this so I can get back out to work on Monday without this very uncomfortable, itchy, and achy irritation of heat rash, so I can continue to work hard and effectively!

Comment from: JohnMak, 55-64 Male (Patient) Published: June 24

I used to suffer horribly from heat rash behind my knees, inside my elbows, and under my chin. I started using the same remedy we used in college football for jock rash, alcohol! Wiped down with alcohol at the end of the day, the next day the rash is healing and not itchy. I don't know the technical causes, but in my own crude analysis, I think the alcohol killed the bacteria that got on the rash and was causing all the itching.

Published: June 19

I use diaper rash ointment it takes about two days but it goes away for a while, but if I have it before a sun tan I have white spots in my tan. I have to catch it before I tan.

Comment from: CJ88, 19-24 Female (Patient) Published: June 05

I've come out in red patches all up my arms and chest (especially round my neck) on my hands and elbows I’ve got red little spots and water blisters. It's only on my arms and chest though, my legs are fine and they've been out in the sun too.

Comment from: distressed, Published: June 02

I had been sunbathing in my garden (in England) the day before, and I was horrified to wake up with it all over my chest, boobs, and tummy and back the next day. I immediately assumed it was chicken pox, but was reassured by my pharmacist; now its starting to come onto my legs behind my knees, cheeks and my arms. It is extremely itchy and depressing me as it is so hot outside, but I don’t want my skin exposed and to top it all off I’m going on holiday next week which I assume will exacerbate the situation. I’ve tried Calamine, aloe vera gel, cold showers; Calamine relieves it best but nothing is working to get rid of the rash.

Comment from: emma, 25-34 Female (Patient) Published: May 29

I live in the UK so very rarely am exposed to much sun, but when ever I go aboard I experience heat rash usually a couple of days into the holiday, I’ve just got back from Spain and this is probably the worst I’ve had it. I had it all over my chest going up towards my neck, all the way up my arms to my arm pits and all over my left leg. I’ve been told to take anti-histamine tablets for a week before my holiday which I’ve done and it still came up, so I’m going away again in 4 weeks and am starting to take them now.

Comment from: kate, 19-24 Female (Patient) Published: May 29

I live in England and every summer I get a heat rash it is not so bad when I wake up in the morning, but towards midday it becomes very red and angry looking. It starts off as a few itchy dots on my hands and the more I scratch it, the more it seems to spread until it goes right up my arms and sometimes onto my chest. As soon as summer ends the blister like spots dry up, but I have found some of the bigger blisters have left scarring. This year I have been using a cream called Aciphex which is for burns. I find this helps to cool the rash and stops the itching for a while.

Comment from: Mark, 25-34 Male (Patient) Published: May 29

I get a rash if I change from a cold to warm temperature quickly, such as if I go for a run, my body heats up and a rash forms. Antihistamines help take away the itchiness, but not the rash. It seems to have almost all the regular heat rash symptoms however it only lasts about 15 to 20 minutes and then it is gone. I can't seem to find anyone that suffers from the exact same thing or any way to prevent it.

Comment from: 13-18 Female Published: May 26

I have noticed this about two days ago. I was outside during school and I looked down at my arms and realized a rash all over them. It is bright red and it only comes out when I’m outside. It has gotten hotter this past week and it’s about 90 degrees out. I do tend to sweat some, but not terribly. Whenever I scratch it, it gets redder. Whenever I go back inside, it goes away after about an hour or so and we keep our house very hot. They say kids 0-4 or 65 and older get it but I’m 14. Are there any cures to get rid of this? How did I just start getting it?

Comment from: rwsrgs, 55-64 Male (Patient) Published: May 26

I get heat rash constantly in my groin area between the crease in my legs and my testicles. I have tried medicated powder and sprays to alleviate it, but, it keeps returning. I can go a few days and it gets better with medicated powder or a spray and then it will return.

Comment from: glortul1, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: May 18

I can go outside in the sun for more than 10 minutes and a rash will start to appear on my arms top side and face and neck. I had it so bad once had to go to the doctor and was told that I was allergic to the sun. I do not believe this I just have to limit my exposure. The rash is very red and hot and I get sun burned when exposed to the sun for long periods and my skin dries and peals off.

Comment from: worried mother 25, 0-2 Male (Caregiver) Published: May 18

My son is a year old and recently broke out all over his body with a rash that looks like light pink spots. Is this heat rash? It doesn't look near as bad as the slide show picture. He hasn't had any fever or symptoms of sickness. Just a rash.

Comment from: Nibana , 13-18 Female (Patient) Published: May 04

I have sensitive skin and I have the heat rash on my two arms and on my neck it is not really getting better and I’ve had it for about four weeks. It seems to be getting a lot of white flakes around it. I’ve been putting on Vaseline and baby oil, but it seems like its not doing anything.

Comment from: cb3016, 25-34 Male (Patient) Published: March 12

My back breaks out when I wear my bulletproof vest for extended periods of time. I wear an undershirt under the vest and the problem seems to never stop.

Comment from: lala, 13-18 Female (Patient) Published: August 15

I'm outside almost daily from 9:30-11:30 am. I've been wearing sunscreen, but not putting it on my face, assuming I didn't need it. However, these last few days, I've noticed a series of pimple-looking things on my skin, centered on the left side of my face starting from next to my brow, down to my chin. When outside, that's the side of my face that's usually facing the sun. I thought I was breaking out, until a friend of mine mentioned she had a heat rash on her leg. Then everything kind of clicked. I'm really aggravated that I can't do anything to make them go away, they're almost worse than zits.

Comment from: Vernmeister223, 45-54 Male (Patient) Published: August 08

I live in South Florida and have noticed in the past two years that I seem to get a severely itchy rash on the inside of my ankles all summer long. I never notice it until I get undressed at home and cool off a while. However, if I shower right away after coming home, I don't notice any irritation. I work in an automobile repair facility in the heat all day, with fans of course, but I wear leather boots that cover my ankles.

Comment from: Holly 24, 0-2 Female (Patient) Published: September 17

My 2 yr. old has red rash with little bumps that look like blisters, but they come and they go since last night around 9:30 pm please help! It’s on arms, legs, stomach and face.