Sweating is an infectious skin disease, manifested by skin rash as a result of disruption of the sweat glands. The main reason for the appearance of this rash in newborns is the immaturity of the sweat glands.
In adults and children, it occurs with increased perspiration and rubbing of the skin folds.
It can also cause high temperature chalkBody for some diseases, prolonged exposure to high humidity, taking some drugs that cause sweating, long exposure to the sun, excess weight.
Symptoms and signs of sweating
The main symptom of the disease is the cutaneousrash. It looks like a plural appearance of small bubbles and spots on the back, abdomen, chest, in the armpits, on the knee-elbow folds, neck, face, under the mammary glands of women. The disease is absolutely not contagious and does not pose a great danger with proper treatment. Sweating can cause itching, redness of the skin, in severe cases it is possible to attach infection and the appearance of purulent contents in the vesicles.
Depending on the type of rash, there are three typesSweets. Crystalline sweating is more common in newborn infants. The rash has the appearance of pearly small bubbles, which can merge with each other and form larger cells. A weak itch is possible. Passes a crystal powder on its own. Favorite places of such a rash - the face, neck and upper half of the trunk. This is the most harmless type of sweating.
Sweating is red - a heavier form. It looks like frequent nodules in the area of redness, from which serous fluid is released. More often localized in places prone to rubbing - folds of the skin, axillary zone, inguinal and scrotal area. There is itching, soreness when touched. Requires treatment.
Sweating is deep (papular) occurs whenRepeated redspot. It occurs in people whose body can not adapt to constant moisture and heat. Overmoisture of the skin in them leads to swelling of the epidermis, blockage of the ducts of the sweat glands. First there are blisters, then papules with vesicles. In the case of a severe course of the disease, sweat glands are depleted, which leads to abnormal dryness of the skin.
Treatment of sweating
Treatment of the rash depends on its type. Infantry of the newborn does not require special treatment, it is enough to correct the hygienic care for the child. The child should be in light clothing, in a well-ventilated, non-frying room. For the treatment of two other types of sweets, it is recommended, in addition to careful compliance with personal hygiene rules, the use of ointments and powders.
In most cases, a zinc ointment is shown,Which has anti-inflammatory and drying effect. Ointment should be applied to clean, dry skin several times a day. Baby powders can also be used by adults, usually they contain talc and zinc oxide. To reduce the itching prescribe antistamine drugs - Diphenhydramine, Tavegil, Suprastin.
Affected skin is wiped with antisepticSolutions - alcohol solutions of salicylic or boric acid, a weak aqueous solution of potassium permanganate, fucorcin, chlorophyllipt. Baths with the use of broths of chamomile herbs, turns, oak bark, yarrow are also recommended. The areas of sweating can be dried under a spray of a hair dryer. If, on the background of treatment, the rash does not pass, the itching increases, the body temperature rises, it is necessary to show the doctor, there may be a need for antimicrobial treatment.