Summer season poses risks to different people differently. many people suffer from skin-related problems like rashes and allergies.
The summer season affects everyone differently. People enjoy the clear sky and the evening breeze. However, things become uncomfortable when the temperature increases. This increase in temperature leads to the loss of water from the body through sweat making us more thirsty. Along with this, many people suffer from skin-related problems like rashes and allergies. This article explains summer skin rashes, their causes, triggering factors, and treatment. To learn about them, we talked to Dr Vijendran P, Consultant Dermatologist, Apollo Hospitals, Seshadripuram, Bangalore. He mentioned that heat rash/prickly heat and sunburn are the common summertime rashes people suffer from.
While talking to OnlyMyHealth, Dr Vijendran P stated that heat rash, also known as miliaria, sweat rash, or prickly heat, can appear anywhere on the body. It frequently manifests as a red rash or tiny red lumps that resemble perspiration beads or acne. He further added that people may experience discomfort, itchy, burning, or prickly sensations.
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Dr Vijendran P stated that heat rash can happen for various reasons, including:
Dr Vijendran P advised people to take the following measures for heat rashes.
Sunburn can cause symptoms similar to an allergic reaction. In this condition, the skin may become itchy, and bumps or blisters may appear on the affected area. The affected area may become painful and can have the appearance of eczema lesions. The skin may get red or swollen, as well as may become darker in the affected area.
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Dr Vijendran P suggested certain measures by which you can treat and prevent sunburn:
Dr Vijendran P stated that people should see their doctor if they notice any of the following symptoms, like rashes all over the body, fever, rash blisters, pain, and the rash appears suddenly and spreads quickly.
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