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heat rash

[′hēt ‚rash]
(medicine)
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Heat rash Promote a cool environment and improved personal hygiene.
In the event of heat rash or heat stroke, tepid sponge the skin and take paracetamol to bring down your temperature.
Tis a precursor of summer," they said, sitting in beer gardens and on pub patios and walking the streets of Huddersfield, pretending their goosebumps were a heat rash.
HEAT-RELATED ILLNESSES: |Heat cramps -Muscle spasms that result from loss of large amount of salt and water Heat rash (prickly heat) - An itchy rash of small, raised red spots that causes a stinging or prickling sensation on the skin |Heat oedema -Swelling in the legs and hands due to a retention of fluid |Heat syncope -Dizziness and fainting due to dehydration, vasodilation, cardiovascular disease and certain medications |Heat exhaustion -Occurs as a result of water or sodium depletion, vomiting and circulatory collapse, and is present when the body's core temperature is between 37C and 40C.
One was a harmless heat rash, but another was slightly more serious and required a prescription, which was able to be written during the session by the baby's own health visitor, who was working in the office down the corridor.
Those few tiny spots could easily have been mistaken for anything, even heat rash, but Natalie, for some reason, thought she should take him to hospital.
Heat rash "You will have gone from a low temperature to a high one, leaving blood rushing to your skin," says Greg.
Heat-related illnesses range from heat rash and cramps to heat exhaustion and stroke, that may lead to death.
As well as relieving sunburn, aloe vera can also be used to help soothe irritation caused by insect bites and heat rash.
Other heat illnesses, such as heat exhaustion, heat cramps and heat rash, should also be avoided.
Overheating, autonomic dysreflexia, sunburn and heat rash are just a few things that create special problems for wheelchair users in the summer.
David Green What next firemen/women claiming for heat rash ?