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What is heat rash?

The NHS website describes heat rash or prickly heat as:

"Prickly heat, also known as miliaria rubra, is an itchy rash of small, raised red spots that causes a stinging or prickling sensation on the skin."

Sympotoms inlcude:

Mild swelling 


A stinging or intense prickling sensation

Prickly heat is usually caused by hot or humid weather casuing you to sweat more and therefore the body's sweat glands become blocked. The trapped sweat can cause skin irritation and heat rash.

How to sooth heat rash?


Avoid excessive heat and humidity - stay in the shade where possible

Drink pleanty of water

Wear loose cotton clothing

Cool down with a cold shower or bath

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What is heat rash?

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