prickly heat


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prickly heat

(miliaria), inflammatory skin eruption due to obstruction of the sweat glands by keratin, the substance that forms the horny cells of the epidermis. It consists of blisterlike elevations with burning and itching, and is common in infants, obese persons, and those exposed to a hot, moist atmosphere for long periods of time. Relief may be obtained by applying soothing and drying lotions.

prickly heat

[′prik·lē ′hēt]
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People who are overweight, or sweat easily, are more likely to get prickly heat.
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Prickly heat is a very itchy rash that usually appears in hot, humid weather.