Does this look like a heat rash?

(8 Posts)
JacobReesMogadishu Tue 23-Jun-20 11:05:50

Teen DD. She says it's been there about a week but got worse yesterday.

I wasn't sure if it's acne or a rash. But she takes medication for acne which she used to get on her face and the tablets have cleared up her face acne.

OP’s posts: |
acocadochocolate Tue 23-Jun-20 14:01:56

Doesn't look like the heat rash I get. I usually get larger areas of red and it is more blotchy. They look more well-defined. Looks more like acne to me.

summerfruitsrainbow Tue 23-Jun-20 19:31:31

No not heat rash looks like acne

JacobReesMogadishu Tue 23-Jun-20 20:37:39

Thanks. Odd that her face has been clear for months and her back has broken out suddenly.

OP’s posts: |
Bagelsandbrie Tue 23-Jun-20 20:40:50

Looks like acne (my dd is taking roaccutane for hers). It can suddenly break out in hot weather, just like heat rash.

Nomorewineever Tue 23-Jun-20 20:42:26

Not heat rash. That’s more generalised and angry and red, rather than the localised outbreaks shown there. Random ask given lockdown but no chance it could be chicken pox?

JacobReesMogadishu Tue 23-Jun-20 21:55:21

No, she’s had chicken pox when little and also hasn’t been out for months. She does get shingles a bit but it’s both sides so don’t think it’s shingles plus she doesn’t have the shingles pain. So probably acne.

OP’s posts: |

Advertisement

AnnaSW1 Tue 23-Jun-20 21:58:39

Not heat rash

Join the discussion

To comment on this thread you need to create a Mumsnet account.

Join Mumsnet

Already have a Mumsnet account? Log in