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Heat Rash (cont.)

Heat Rash Risks

Anyone can develop heat rash especially when in the certain environments. Some individuals are more prone to heat rash including:

  • Babies (infants)
  • Children under age 4
  • Athletes or people who exercise in hot environments
  • Obese or overweight persons
  • Bedridden and non-ambulatory patients
  • Individuals with congenital absence or decreased sweating
  • Military troops

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