Here's how you could prevent prickly heat!

Few tips by Dr Raina Nahar, Dermatologist, Nanavati Super Speciality Hospital to prevent sweat rashes or prickly heat.

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Itchy red bumps or small blisters in the neck, shoulders, and chest are the most common places for prickly heat to appear. Here are tips to prevent them given by Dr. Raina Nahar, Dermatologist, Nanavati Super Speciality Hospital.

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Importantly, avoid venturing out in excessive hot and humid weather as that causes profuse sweating Also Read - World Retina Day: Preventive Measures To Manage Progressive Retinal Diseases

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Take cool showers in this season.

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Air Is Too Dry Or Too Moist

Common in winter, dry air can irritate your throat thus chronic cough. Similarly, too moist air is perfect for growth of dust mites and mold (allergens), which can trigger asthma and cause constant coughing.  Also Read - World Lung Day 2022: All About The National Clean Air Program

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This is commonly seen among babies as we tend to over cloth them and oil their skin regularly. Moreover wet clothes and diapers would add to the problem. So dress them in pure cotton.