Wednesday, April 2, 2008

Home Remedy for Prickly Heat

Sweat rash or prickly heat also known as Miliaria alba is a skin disease characterized by small itchy rashes. This condition is common among tropical areas, and often occurs in summer due to blocked sweat glands and underdeveloped sweat glans for infants. Although common, it is not a serious condition and can be easily treated.

Rashes can appear anywhere in the body of an affected person but commonly can be seen at the following body parts:

* feet
* back
* neck
* groin
* hands
* armpits
* abdomen
* upper chest


Symptoms

* Mild inflammation in affected area
* Stinging or prickling sensation
* Small itchy red rounded bumps or rashes

Causes

* Bacterial infection
* Overweight and sedentary lifestyles
* Excessive sweating causing blockages of sweat glands
* Underdeveloped sweat glands for children and infants


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