Heat Rash (cont.)
IN THIS ARTICLE
When to Seek Medical Care for Heat Rash
If the rash is not improving or resolving with home treatment described, or becomes worse after several days, the patient should see a physician to be sure there is not a bacterial infection or other cause for the rash. If the rash is accompanied by other significant symptoms (dizziness , chest pain , shortness of breath etc.) the person should seek medical care.
Seek medical care immediately if the patient has rash with:
Conditions That Are Not Heat Rash
Many other rashes can look like heat rash. Some of these other conditions include:
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 7/2/2015
YOU MAY ALSO LIKE
Must Read Articles Related to Heat Rash
Patient Comments & Reviews
The eMedicineHealth doctors ask about Heat Rash:
Heat Rash - Home Remedies
What home remedies have been helpful in soothing heat rash?
Heat Rash - Symptoms
What symptoms did you experience with your heat rash?
Heat Rash - Describe Your Experience
Please describe your experience with heat rash.