This itching eruption results from obstruction of seat ducts and sweat retention. Heat rash frequently affects areas of the body covered by tight clothing. It actually can occur at any age but is most common in the very young child whose sweat glands are still developing. When heat and humidity rise, these glands attempt to secrete sweat as they would normally. But because the blockage, sweat is held within the skin and forms little red bumps. This can also lead to chronic dermatitis or secondary bacterial infection. It is also known as “prickly heat” or “miliaria”.
Heat rashes usually disappear when the victim enters a cool environment. Heat rashes can be avoided by wearing light, dry, loose clothing when out in hot weather.
Homeopathic treatment for heat rash
Homeopathy is one of the most popular holistic systems of medicine. The selection of remedy is based upon the theory of individualization and symptoms similarity by using holistic approach. This is the only way through which a state of complete health can be regained by removing all the sign and symptoms from which the patient is suffering. The aim of homeopathy is not only to treat heat rash but to address its underlying cause and individual susceptibility. As far as therapeutic medication is concerned, several remedies are available to treat heat rash that can be selected on the basis of cause, sensations and modalities of the complaints. For individualized remedy selection and treatment, the patient should consult a qualified homeopathic doctor in person. There are following remedies which are helpful in the treatment of heat rash:
Sulphur, Aconite, Ammonium Carb, Bryonia, Rhus Tox, Pulsatilla, Natrum Mur, Mezereum, Mercurius, Apis Mel, Carbo Veg, Dulcamara, Graphites, Nux Vomica, Causticum, Kali Sulph, Kali Brom, Ledum Pal, Psorinum, Cantharis, Lachesis and many other medicines.