heat rash


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heat rash

n.
An inflammatory skin condition caused by obstruction of the ducts of the sweat glands, resulting from exposure to high heat and humidity and characterized by the eruption of small red papules accompanied by an itching or prickling sensation. Also called miliaria, prickly heat.

heat rash

n
(Pathology) a nontechnical name for miliaria

prick′ly heat′


n.
a cutaneous eruption accompanied by a prickling and itching sensation, due to an inflammation of the sweat glands.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.heat rash - obstruction of the sweat ducts during high heat and humidityheat rash - obstruction of the sweat ducts during high heat and humidity
rash, roseola, skin rash, efflorescence - any red eruption of the skin
Translations

heat rash

n (Med) → eritema m (da calore)

heat rash

n sudamina (form), miliaria (form), sarpullido or salpullido, erupción f que se manifiesta durante tiempos de calor
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Heat-related illnesses range from mild conditions such as heat rash or muscle cramps, through to heat stroke, which can be life-threating,Minister Miles said.
Summer in the UAE can see the thermometer exceeds 45[degrees]C, putting workers at risk of anything from heat rash or cramps to heatstroke.
Still, they simply assumed she had food poisoning, and also attributed a rash on her back to heat rash.
Heat-related challenges range from irritating problems such as heat rash to exhaustion and heat strokes.
While heat rash alone is more of an irritation than a serious illness, the reduction in sweat production by duct obstruction can greatly reduce efficiency of evaporative heat loss and predispose the sufferer to more severe injuries.
We are getting calls from people who do not need an ambulance - for sunburn, heat rash, hayfever.
Heat rash due to overexposure of pale skin to unusually strong sunshine.
I have just got back from our annual summer holiday and my biggest achievement, aside from prickly heat rash and doing such a sterling job of draining our savings that I had heart palpitations logging in to my online banking, was reading half a book.
This calms heat rash, eczema, sunburn (and transforms scaly skin on my legs).
Elsiee started off with what I thought was a heat rash around the bottom of her tummy, so I just kept her cool for a couple of days to see if it went.
This could be life-threatening if left untreated so watch out for symptoms like sweating, fever, cold clammy skin, dizziness, fainting, muscle cramps, heat rash, shallow or fast breathing, nausea and vomiting.