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Infant heat rash

Infant heat rash

Overview

The best way to prevent heat rash is to keep the baby's skin cool and dry during warm weather. Also dress the infant in light cotton clothing to help absorb excess moisture.

Update Date 11/19/2015

Updated by: Neil K. Kaneshiro, MD, MHA, Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.