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Heat rash in the summer - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   HI
Doctor :   hi
User :   HOW ARE U?

Doctor :   how can i helpu
User :   I have a 2 and half yr old son

Doctor :   fine waht about u
User :   who usually gets heat rash in the summer
User :   a little worried tonight
User :   he gets it usually under his chin and between like the creases of his legs n arms
User :   well it was extremely hot over the weekend and he was fine
User :   mon the weather cooled down
User :   n tue I noticed a heat rash on his chin
User :   well under his neck
User :   for the last three days it have gotten worse
User :   all over his face
Doctor :   ok
User :   n now on his legs n arms
Doctor :   is the baby active
Doctor :   feeding well
User :   extrmely lol
User :   he seems healthy as ever
User :   also at night he is constantly sneezing n scratching his eyes
User :   which seems a little red underneath
User :   but he isnt sick or anything like that otherwise
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   irritable
User :   im guessing the sneezing n scratching is from allergies but the rash is bothering me
User :   i have only applied some hydrocotizone cream with aloe on it if he itches it
User :   n so it wouldnt dry out
User :   n also some aquaphor
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i will help u to reduce itching
User :   is their anything else I need to do? or what should i be doing?
Doctor :   and inflamation
Doctor :   use more of cotton cloths
Doctor :   whic is free
User :   do u think this is an allergic reaction to something?

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