Sudamen - Noninfective this skin disease, rash manifests as a result of disruption of the sweat glands. The main cause of this rash in infants - the immaturity of the sweat glands.
In adults and children, it occurs when sweating and rubbing skin folds.
It can also cause high fever prickly heatbody in certain diseases, prolonged exposure to high humidity conditions, some medications, provoking sweating, long exposure to the sun, overweight.
Symptoms and signs of prickly heat
The main symptom is a skinrash. It looks like the appearance of multiple small bubbles and spots on the back, abdomen, chest, armpits, elbow on knee-bends, neck, face, under the breasts in women. The disease is absolutely not contagious and does not represent a great danger with proper treatment. Sudamen can cause itching, redness of the skin, in severe cases, may join the infection and the appearance of pus in the blisters.
Depending on the type of three types rashesprickly heat. Crystal sudamen is more common in infants. The rash has a pearlescent appearance of small bubbles, which can fuse together to form larger elements. Possible slight itching. Passes Crystal sudamen yourself. Favourite places such rash - face, neck and upper body. This is the most harmless type of prickly heat.
Sudamen red - a more severe form. It looks as frequent nodules in the area of redness, of which is allocated serous fluid. Most localized in areas subject to friction - skin folds, axillary area, inguinal-scrotal area. Present itching, pain when touched. It requires treatment.
Sudamen deep (papular) occurs whenrepeated red prickly heat. It occurs in people whose body can not adapt to the constant humidity and heat. skin rewet them leads to swelling of the epidermis, plugging the ducts of the sweat glands. First, there are blisters, then a papule with bubbles. In severe cases of illness sweat glands are depleted, which leads to abnormal dryness of the skin.
prickly heat treatment
rash Treatment depends on the type. sudamen newborn does not require special treatment, correct hygienic child care enough. The child must be in a light dress, in a well-ventilated cool place. It recommended for the treatment of the other two types of prickly heat, in addition to careful observance of rules of personal hygiene, use of ointments and powders.
In most cases, it shows the zinc ointment,which has anti-inflammatory and drying effect. The ointment should be applied to clean, dry skin several times a day. Powder can be used for children and adults, usually in their composition includes talc and zinc oxide. To reduce itching prescribe drugs antihistamines series - "Diphenhydramine", "Tavegil", "Suprastin".
The affected skin antiseptic wipesolutions - Alcohol solution of salicylic or boric acid, a weak aqueous solution of potassium permanganate, fukortsinom, hlorofilliptom. Recommended as a bath with decoction of chamomile, succession, oak bark, yarrow. prickly heat zones can be dried by a jet dryer. If during the treatment the rash does not pass, itching intensified, the body temperature rises, you need to see a doctor, perhaps there is a need for antimicrobial treatment.