heat rash

noun

Examples of heat rash in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Mumtaz was among them, having broken out in an itchy heat rash that covered her arms and face. Anant Gupta, Washington Post, 22 Sep. 2023 These illnesses can include heat rash, heat stroke and heat exhaustion. Chicago Tribune, 23 Aug. 2023 Symptoms, from heat rash to cramps, dizzy spells, and fainting, are early warning signs that the body’s self-cooling mechanism is overwhelmed. Aryn Baker, Time, 18 July 2023 But Naranjo said her son's body was covered in a heat rash. CBS News, 19 July 2023 Luckily, heat rashes are easily treatable with a little OTC medication. Sarah Bradley, Women's Health, 20 June 2023 While heat rash typically appears as small, itchy bumps on the skin, inverse psoriasis typically shows up as smooth, sometimes shiny, patches of skin that can appear purple-ish or brown in deeper skin tones, or bright red in lighter skin tones, according to the National Psoriasis Foundation. Korin Miller, SELF, 10 Aug. 2022 Every heat rash is suspect. Dan Zak, Washington Post, 2 Aug. 2022 What is heat rash? ​jessica Migala, SELF, 31 May 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1887, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of heat rash was in 1887

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“Heat rash.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/heat%20rash. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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heat rash

noun

Medical Definition

heat rash

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