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    Heat Rash Directory

    Heat rash occurs when sweat ducts become clogged. It looks red with small bumps and can occur on the skin anywhere on the body. Heat rash is also known as prickly heat or miliaria. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how heat rash is caused, what it looks like, how to treat it, and much more.

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