If NOT, try one of these:


Symptoms of Heat Rash

Causes of Heat Rash

When to Call for Heat Rash

Call Doctor Now or Go to ER

  • Fever and looks infected (spreading redness, pus)
  • Your child looks or acts very sick
  • You think your child needs to be seen, and the problem is urgent

Call Doctor Within 24 Hours

  • Looks infected (spreading redness, pus), but no fever
  • You think your child needs to be seen, but the problem is not urgent

Call Doctor During Office Hours

  • Rash is not gone after 3 days of treatment
  • You have other questions or concerns

Self Care at Home

  • Heat rash

Call Doctor Now or Go to ER

Call Doctor Within 24 Hours

Call Doctor During Office Hours

Self Care at Home


Care Advice for Heat Rash

  1. What You Should Know About Heat Rash:
  2. Cooling the Skin:
  3. Sleeping Cooler:
  4. Steroid Cream for Itching:
  5. Do Not Use Ointments:
  6. What to Expect:
  7. Call Your Doctor If:

And remember, contact your doctor if your child develops any of the 'Call Your Doctor' symptoms.

Disclaimer: This information is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice. It is provided for educational purposes only. You assume full responsibility for how you choose to use this information.


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