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Heat rash is a skin irritation caused by excessive sweating. It can occur at any age and it appears as a rash that itches or feels prickly, and looks like a red cluster of pimples or small blisters. Pictures of heat rash are included.

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Terms related to Heat Rash:

  • Rash, Heat
  • Prickly Heat
  • Miliaria
  • Miliaria Ruba
  • Profunda, Miliaria
  • Miliaria Profunda
  • Ruba, Miliaria

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