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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Babies and children are more likely to be affected by prickly heat than adults because their sweat glands are underdeveloped.
The brand, in addition to its well-liked ayurvedic soap product, has already enlarged its offering through its prickly heat talc and face wash roll out.
The Medical Superintendent, Chandka Medical College Hospital Larkana has also notified that special arrangements have been made in all the hospitals for the treatment of sun stroke, sunburn, prickly heat and hypertension patients, while centres have also been set up in this regard in Casualty block of CMC Hospital and CMC Children Hospital Larkana.
To add insult to injury I've usually developed a injury I've usually developed a sun-induced cold sore and a nasty sun-induced cold sore and a nasty case of prickly heat.
Research from health supplements company Nature's Best suggests that more than half of holidaymakers (54%) get a tummy bug with diarrhoea and vomiting while they're away, while 33% have had constipation during their holiday, and a third have suffered from itchy and sore prickly heat rashes.
15 for 50ml from Boots) Keep this handysized pure spring water spray in your bag on steamy days to refresh, or use it to take the ouch out of prickly heat symptoms.
It also makes prickly heat powder, Dermicool, and Itch Guard & Ring Guard anti- fungal creams, besides hair gel and deodorant products branded Set Wet.
Chances of prickly heat can be reduced with products like powder and creams
After yesterday's celestial prickly heat, today a more ambient alteration occurs.