Caused when sweat glands get blocked and sweat becomes trapped under the surface of the skin, prickly heat rash is a common seasonal condition during the hot and humid months of summer.
To treat this extreme form of prickly heat rash, remove layers of clothing and allow the skin the opportunity to breathe and air out.
If you are suffering from a case of prickly heat rash, be on the lookout for other symptoms of heat exhaustion such as dizziness, nausea, vomiting and excessive perspiration.
This type of rash is also known as prickly heat because of the tingling sensation some may experience.
Experimental application of topical antiseptics such as hexachlorophene almost completely prevent the rashes of prickly heat.