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heat rash

[′hēt ‚rash]
(medicine)
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"Heat rash, also called miliaria, is best treated and avoided by using a cool fan and not lying in bed for long periods of time," says Dr.
He also had a rash which I thought was a heat rash at the time.
class="MsoNormalWatamu is ridiculously hot this time of the year, and I already have the tell-tale signs of a heat rash to prove it.
She first noticed a rash on son Jack on Sunday evening and thought it was a heat rash. But by Monday he was covered with it and itching all over his body.
Without precautions, children can develop sunburn, heat rash, heat cramps and heat exhaustion," he said.
Loss of appetite, overheating, poor sleep,dehydration (not having enough water), food poisoning, heat rash, summer colds are examples of health issues associated with summer.
Without precautions, children can develop sunburn, heat rash, heat cramps, and heat exhaustion," he cautions.
Some of the less severe forms of heat-related illness include heat cramps (which are due to dehydration and salt loss), heat rash, and heat edema.
Last year my older son got heat rash from wearing trousers to school in the very hot weather.
Continued exposure to hot temperatures can cause dehydration and result in heat-related illnesses ranging in severity from heat rash to potentially fatal heat stroke.