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07 Apr 2006

heat rash
i have eat rash on my face. though the weather here in Nigeria is quite hot. When i get home after work in the evening, i scrub my face with spunch and soap, then i apply dusting powder. this i have done for about 3 days now. there seems to still be no improvement. i have an oily face.
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01 Jan 0001

Dear Shewn
You should try to keep your skin cool and dry - rinse your face with cool water during the day if possible .
Try to get hold of a Corticosteroid lotion - some pharmacies sell a cream called Stopitch or ask your doctor to prescribe something. You can also pat the prickly heat rash several times a day with a bicarbonate of soda solution (1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda to 1 cup water) on absorbent cotton.
Be careful not to rub your skin too hard and use a soft soap preferably with anti-bacterial effect if possible. Something like Gill or any anti-acne soap will work.
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