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Heat rashes - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Doctor, My son is 7 years old. Every summer he faces heat rashes on his face
Doctor :   k
User :   We are taking lot of measures but these rashes will not disappear for 2 months.
Doctor :   ok
User :   Vitamin c and antibiotics also of no use
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i can suggest u few measure
User :   Fine
Doctor :   avoid going out in hot sun
Doctor :   or playing out in sun
User :   yaa
Doctor :   Drink three liters of water daily
Doctor :   dont give coffee
User :   sure
Doctor :   if he takes
Doctor :   Eat more salads and seasonal fruits, less and less fatty foods
User :   how to reduce the rashes which already there
Doctor :   Splash his face and eyes a couple of times daily with cold water. This will leave him feeling fresh and his eyes won`t feel sore
User :   any cream or miosteriser?
Doctor :   sure
Doctor :   is that rash
Doctor :   on chest
User :   yaa
Doctor :   neck?
User :   no on face only
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   The best treatment for heat rash is to provide a cooler, less humid environment. Keep the affected area dry. Dusting powder may be used to increase comfort
User :   here it is very humid always above 80 %
Doctor :   Treating heat rash is simple and usually does not require medical assistance
Doctor :   Please fill this form I send, and say when done. this form I send, and say when done.
User :   ok
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