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What helps with heat rash.

My son is 15 months and he is getting a slight heat rash on his back and chest. What would you suggest to keep it from getting worse or to help it go away?

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Asked by dahlimama07 at 7:58 PM on Jun. 21, 2008 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • Keep it cool, dry, and out of the sun.

    Answer by ReneeK3 at 8:10 PM on Jun. 21, 2008

  • You can also try wrapped cold packs on the affected area.

    Answer by MamaMindx at 8:21 PM on Jun. 21, 2008

  • Also try using calamine lotion

    Answer by MamaMindx at 8:23 PM on Jun. 21, 2008

  • baby powder

    Answer by TXdanielly at 8:54 PM on Jun. 21, 2008

  • corn starch works great! i use it between my boobs and on my daughters back and between he fat rolls on her thighs. no harsh chemicals and it is cheap.

    Answer by trepsica at 10:11 PM on Jun. 21, 2008

  • Keep them from getting too sweaty. Let him walk around w/ no shirt, or a light one. Put some baby powder on it & keep him hydrated.

    Answer by crazysocks830 at 12:04 AM on Jun. 22, 2008

  • I use caldesene powder on my sons and it clears it within a day or two, but it is expensive but is worth it for you don't have to use a lot at a time. I don't use anything else now that I found this product. Hope this helps

    Answer by Autumnlover68 at 12:22 PM on Jun. 22, 2008

  • I use pure cornstarch, or if you want you can use baby powder that contains cornstarch. Aveeno brand hydrocortisone. Keep him shirt free as much as you can so he don't sweat as much and irritate the rash. Calamine lotion can help too.

    Answer by LaniGirl72 at 5:07 PM on Jun. 22, 2008

  • I agree corn starch # 1 for rashes natural and in expensive!!!

    Answer by rosetoes at 6:47 PM on Jun. 23, 2008

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