Sudamen adults - treatment

With an issue like sudamen, facing not only the parents of young children, often under certain circumstances it occurs in adults.Most often this phenomenon occurs in the hot season, the appearance of prickly heat prone people with sensitive skin who suffer from obesity, hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating), including secondary (eg, in diseases of the thyroid gland), and others.

provoke prickly heat onthe skin may be factors such as increased sweating in diseases accompanied by fever, heavy physical labor, high humidity and temperature in rooms, the abundant use of skin creams and makeup in hot weather (they form a film on the skin, creating a greenhouse effect).

Miliaria may occur when wearing synthetic, tight-fitting clothes, in which the skin is "not breathing", as well as poorly ventilated shoes.


  • 1 symptoms of prickly heat adult
  • 2 treatment of prickly heat adult
    • 2.1 Prevention prickly heat adult

When short-term influence of any factor,contributing to the emergence of

prickly heat, the body may appear small (no more than 1-2 mm), shiny, pink, painless blisters filled with clear liquid, their appearance is accompanied by a gentle itch.By eliminating the cause, these bubbles typically disappear on their own within a few hours or days, people with sensitive skin in the next few days there may be a slight peeling of the skin in places where localized rash.This crystal is called prickly heat, it usually occurs in people in the hot season, when there is increased sweating due to high temperature and humidity environment.The rash often localized on the face, neck, chest, abdomen and back.

Red sudamen - a more serious problem than the crystal.On congested (reddened) skin appear closely located to each other red tender nodules and blisters surrounded by red inflammatory halo, and filled with clear liquid.In addition, patients complain of itching is strong enough.This type miliaria often occurs in areas where there is skin friction, such as axillary and inguinal folds, the folds under the breasts in women.If the red prickly heat is not treated, it is possible to join a bacterial infection.

papular prickly heat is often considered a form of red, in fact, it is its next step.In the upper layers of the skin there is an inflammatory process with the formation of plaques, which are located in the center of the bubbles, the skin in the affected area swelling, hyperemic and painful.Such severe heat rash occurs rarely, most often it affects people who have undergone a sharp change of climate to which the skin is not able to adapt quickly.

If signs of prickly heat is necessary to eliminate the factors that become the cause.For the treatment of prickly heat this crystal is often enough.

If the rash appeared in the skin folds, then to reduce the friction of the skin is recommended to use powder with talcum powder, zinc, which can be purchased at the pharmacy (any baby powder).If this is not possible, the powder can be used as normal potato or corn starch.

In uncomplicated prickly heat herbal medicine has a good effect.You can take a bath or do wiping the affected skin decoction of chamomile, succession, St. John's wort, calendula, yarrow and celandine.1-2 tablespoons chopped dried grass should pour 1 liter of boiling water and infuse for half an hour, then add the infusion to the bathroom with warm water.Take a bath should be 10-15 minutes.

areas of the skin affected by prickly heat, can also be several times a day to wipe with a weak solution of potassium permanganate, alcohol solutions of boric or salicylic acid, closed areas of the body can be lubricated fukortsinom.

smear skin affected by sudamen, greasy creams are not necessary.It is possible to apply creams and ointments containing podsushivayuschee components such as zinc ointment "Desitin" lotion and cream "Calamine".These drugs must be applied to clean dry skin 5-6 times a day with a thin layer.

In cases when there is severe itching, prickly heat, will the use of antihistamines (Tavegil, Zyrtec Claritin, Zodak, Tsetrin et al.).

If the above treatments do not bring relief, prickly heat symptoms do not abate within a few days (or worse), new rashes, oozing scabs formed on the site of the bubbles, you should consult a dermatologist.You may need the appointment of ointments containing antibacterial ingredients, and in severe cases, the infection upon accession, may need systemic antibiotics.