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Red spots on baby's body in hot weather. Be careful if it's rash or eczema many mothers will find that when the baby arrives in summer, there will be many small red spots on her body when it is hot. So what is the matter with the red spots on her body when it is hot? Is it prickly heat or eczema? Come and have a look.

Red spots on baby's body in hot weather. Be careful if it's rash or eczema

In hot weather, the baby's red spot is usually prickly heat

Prickly heat is usually in the hot summer, baby sweating, pores are blocked caused by it. Prickly heat usually appears in the baby's neck, chest and back, as well as the body's folds, such as the armpit. Generally, prickly heat is a red papule, and it is a small papule. It is itchy and red, with exudation, but no bulge. When the weather turns cold or the temperature drops, the prickly heat can disappear by itself.

How to deal with prickly heat

First, keep clean, scratch the surface, prohibit eating spicy food, and avoid long-term hot environment. The local area may use prickly heat powder or prickly heat water (for infants) to pounce. It can be applied with 1% menthol calamine lotion or calamine lotion twice or three times a day. Or buy Liuyi powder from a Chinese medicine store (i.e. a mixture of talc 6 parts and licorice 1 part), take 15g with boiling water every day, and sprinkle some on prickly heat, it also has certain effect.

Hot weather baby may also have eczema

Eczema is stubborn. It occurs all the year round. It is easy to relapse. There are many causes. Eczema is a small red papule at the beginning, with exudation, and finally scab and desquamation, which can be repeated over and over again. If it doesn't heal for a long time, the baby will feel itchy and uncomfortable. Eczema is mainly distributed around the baby's face, forehead, eyebrows and auricles, as well as cheeks. It can spread to the whole body seriously, especially the skin folds, such as the elbow socket, armpit, etc.

How to deal with eczema:

Baby's environment should not be too high, otherwise it will aggravate the itch of eczema. Care needs to keep the skin moist, do not use irritant bath products, but also in the diet, to avoid eating allergens aggravating eczema. It can be externally applied with anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial ointment. If the recurrence continues, it needs to be treated with hormone ointment.

If the baby's eczema is more and more serious, the parents can let the baby take anti allergic drugs, such as chlorphenamine + vitamin C tablets, under the guidance of the doctor. Or wash with 1% - 4% boric acid solution, and then apply calamine lotion or calamine furacilin lotion to relieve itching and inflammation.