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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.
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heat rash

n
(Pathology) a nontechnical name for miliaria
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prick′ly heat′


n.
a cutaneous eruption accompanied by a prickling and itching sensation, due to an inflammation of the sweat glands.
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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
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Translations

heat rash

n (Med) → eritema m (da calore)
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

heat rash

n sudamina (form), miliaria (form), sarpullido or salpullido, erupción f que se manifiesta durante tiempos de calor
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References in periodicals archive ?
One mum had to sleep with the door wide open in summer and her poor baby got heat rash. In winter, it was horribly cold.
The report warns: "The containers become very hot in summer - one mother told us she had to sleep with the front door wide open and that her baby got heat rash - but are too cold in the winter."
Prickly heat (heat rash) which is uncomfortable but usually harmless.
"The initial signs of heat stress include heat rash that doesn't go away when the skin is cooled, called "prickly heat".
Heat exhaustion and heatstroke increased by more than two thirds to almost a quarter of a million last summer, with more than 150,000 people seeking help for heat rash.
They are heat rash, heat cramps, dizziness and fainting, heat exhaustion and heatstroke.
Heat exhaustion, heat syncope, heat cramps and heat rash are other concerns.
Recognize the signs of heat stroke, heat rash or heat cramps such as weakness, dizziness, headache, nausea, sweating and seizures.
Heat rash has many names, but no matter what it's called, it's an inflammation of the skin caused by blocked sweat glands.
"It can't be a heat rash. You wouldn't get a heat rash there."
Heat and sweat can cause small red spots known as prickly heat or heat rash. It itches, so you may notice your baby scratching.
Heat rash can also potentially occur if a child is overdressed.