Pediatrician Specialist Dr. Gülten Karasu stated that the rash in the form of pink and red blisters, especially seen in infants and children, is often confused with the symptoms of a rash.
Emphasizing that you should not panic immediately, Karasu said, “However, the persistence and increase of itching, burning and other complaints in rashes that do not go away within 3 to 4 days may be a sign of infection risk. You should definitely consult a doctor. Regularly taking a shower with warm water in hot summer months prevents the formation of rash and there is It ensures the regression of the rash. The use of cosmetic products such as skin care products, make-up materials, creams, oils and perfumes that cause clogging of the skin pores prevents the formation of rash in humid and hot summer months.” used the phrases.
Karasu stated that staying in hot and humid environments for a long time, sleeping in an under-ventilated environment and not consuming enough water predispose to rash.
Noting that the mattress and pillowcases made of cotton products will prevent excessive sweating while sleeping, Karasu said, “Babies should not be dressed in layers during the summer months and should be washed frequently. Preferring comfortable and loose clothes prevents the formation of rash by allowing their skin to breathe comfortably. clothes should be changed frequently. give advice.
“Rash is a condition not only seen in infants but also in adults”
Gülten Karasu stated that rash is a disorder not only seen in infants but also in adults. Underlining that this is mostly due to excessive sweating, not taking enough showers and not applying hygiene rules, Karasu said, “Women’s not changing pads often enough or using underwear that is not made of natural yarn also causes rashes in the genital area and groin.” used the phrases.
Karasu explained the reasons why it is more common in infants and children, although rash can be seen in every age group.
Emphasizing that the skin pores of babies are smaller than that of adults and the sweat glands are not fully developed yet, Karasu noted that rash can be seen in small babies and especially in light-skinned children after heat-related sweating or feverish illness.
Karasu stated that the sensitive skin of the baby, wearing unnecessary thick, narrow and synthetic fabrics, not changing the diapers often enough and not washing the baby enough are among the factors that trigger the rash, and made the following assessments:
“At the same time, babies who are dressed too thickly in winter or who are in a very hot environment for a long time also often have rash on the inside of the elbow, neck, armpit, back, chest and genital areas. At first, providing personal hygiene is at the beginning of the treatment of rash. Taking a warm shower, keeping the body cool, staying away from hot environments, changing sweaty clothes immediately and choosing non-sweaty cotton clothes will make the rash disappear within 3-4 days.During the shower, objects such as scrubs, soap dispensers and washcloths that can irritate the skin should not be used and After the bath, the body should be thoroughly dried. Swimming in clean sea water helps to eliminate the rash as it keeps the sweat glands and skin pores open. Creams that cool the body and maintain the moisture balance can be preferred with the advice of a physician.