10 Tips for Identifying and Treating Skin Rashes


Could it be the weather?

Maybe it's the thick of summer and you're attending an afternoon game at the ball park. You think, "Why did I wear long pants in this weather?"

If you've ever noticed stinging, red dots when taking off clothing after being in the heat, you could be looking at a heat rash.

Mostly harmless, heat rashes occur when the natural process of sweating is blocked, often by wearing tight-fitting clothes [source: Mayo Clinic].

While some heat rash looks like little red bumps, other cases could be small bumps filled with clear fluid. Again, not to worry, heat rash is not dangerous.