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.
Heat Rash-Topic Overview
What is heat rash?Heat rash (prickly heat) is a red or pink rash usually found on body areas covered by clothing. It can develop when the sweat ducts become blocked and swell and often leads to discomfort and itching. Heat rash is most common in babies, but may affect adults in hot, humid climates.What causes heat rash?In babies, heat rash can be caused by well - meaning parents who dress their ..
Heat Rash Treatment and Prevention
Find out how you can treat and prevent heat rash from the experts at WebMD.
Heat Rash Symptoms
Could you have a heat rash? Check out the symptoms from the experts at WebMD.
The Basics of Heat Rash
What exactly is heat rash and what causes it? Learn more from WebMD.
Take Cover When Heat Is High
Learn how to not let heat exhaustion, heat cramps, and heat stroke happen to you.
Summer Safety: Swimming Pool Water Problems
WebMD provides information about common toxins in swimming pools and at the beach and how you can avoid them.
WebMD Guide to Summer Skin Care
Sun and heat may feel good on your skin, but they can damage it in serious ways. Here's how to keep your skin healthy, happy, and glowing all summer long.
Summer Health Risks vs. Realities
The news media are so full of warnings about potential summer health hazards that you may wonder, as the season wears on, how anyone ever comes through unscathed.
Slideshows & Images
Picture of Heat Rash
Heat rash looks like dots or tiny pimples. In young children, heat rash can appear on the head, neck, and shoulders.
Slideshow: Images of Childhood Skin Problems
Hives, ringworm, warts: just a few skin conditions often seen in babies and children. How can you recognize these common childhood conditions -- and is home treatment possible?
Slideshow: Below the Belt: Rashes, Bumps, and Lumps
Wondering about that unusual bump or rash? WebMD shows you what's going on down there and whether it could be a genital wart or cyst, skin tag, or herpes.