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In the summer, it’s easy to get a heat rash. Sometimes people call this a sweat rash, prickly heat rash or sun rash. First of all, try to wear cotton. If you wear nylon and stay in exercise clothes, your skin can’t breathe. If you do jog, go to the gym or wear a swimsuit , try to get it out of once done , shower and then get into cotton.

Some people easily get a heat rash and others can be in sun or workout for hours and never get one. Using corn starch is effective and oatmeal or miracle ii baths are very good for it. Just don’t take a hot water bath. During the day you can use a cold water compress and if you have the neutralizer, add a little neturalizer to it.

Don’t block your sweat glands and ducts. Heat rash will go away on it’s own but if you subject your body to the same conditions, it can occur again or get aggravated further. Drink water during the day and don’t stay in hot sun too long. Prickly heat rash can happen if you dress your baby in clothing too warm or put too many blankets on him or her, so check and see if your child is overheating. When you are trying to get rid of heat rash be sure to not lather your skin in thick oils that can clog your pores.


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