Heat rash is a skin irritation that stings and makes your skin red. If you have heat rash, your skin may feel itchy, small bumps may form, and you may feel some “prickly,” tingling pain. Heat rash occurs most often in hot, humid weather.Treatment for heat rash includes home remedies such as over-the-counter creams and sprays. Medical treatment for heat rash may involve antibiotics if the sweat glands become infected.
Some statistics show that there are at least 20 percent of the population suffer from heat rush during summer. Tips to help your heat rash heal and to be more comfortable include the following: In hot weather, dress in loose, lightweight clothing that wicks moisture away from your skin. Bathe or shower in cool water with nondrying soap. Avoid using creams and ointments that contain petroleum or mineral oil.