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Heat Rash (cont.)

Heat Rash Symptoms

Heat rash usually appears as very small pinpoint bumps at the entrances to small hair follicles. In some areas, there may be red or pink patches of skin. More advanced heat rash may have greater degrees of irritation and large welts, hives, and raised red bumps. Some people with heat rash are very itchy while others may have no irritating symptoms.

Any body part may be affected. Characteristic heat rash areas include the:

  • Face
  • Neck
  • Back
  • Abdomen
  • Groin
  • Under the breasts
  • Elbow folds
  • Buttocks

Heat Rash Pictures

Pictures of heat rash in children and adults
Pictures of heat rash in children and adults

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 5/23/2014

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