Due to heat rash, the child will feel a burning sensation on the skin, in such a situation, apply curd all over the body and keep it for 5 minutes, this will give a feeling of coolness to the baby and will also get relief from prickly heat. Keep in mind that curd should not be cold.
Due to sweat and humidity in the summer season, not only adults but also newborn babies have the problem of prickly heat. Because of this, children start getting irritation. Prickly heat may also cause itching and burning. According to health experts, babies heat rash What are the causes and how can it be treated? Come on, let’s know.
because of the heat
Prickly heat is caused by heat and humidity. In fact, the sweat glands of young children are not fully developed, that is, their pores are not fully open, due to which sweat is not able to come out and heat rash occurs.
Massaging too much powder, cream or oil on your baby’s skin can also clog sweat pores, which can lead to prickly heat.
Wearing too tight clothes for children does not allow sweat to come out, this can also be the cause of prickly heat.
Sometimes children are dressed in several layers. In such a situation, wearing too much clothes can also lead to prickly heat.
Newborn babies have more skin folds in which sweat gets accumulated, this can also be responsible for prickly heat.
If the baby is allergic to any of the massage oils, even then prickly heat may develop on his/her skin.
Sometimes a prickly heat rash can also come out as a reaction to any medicine given to the baby.
According to experts, although heat rash is nothing to worry about, it can bother the baby, so it is important to treat it at the earliest.
Prickly heat remedies
Wear soft, cotton and comfortable clothes in the summer season. Avoid fancy polyester and nylon fabrics.
If sweat occurs on the child’s body, do not allow it to accumulate, wipe it immediately with a soft cloth.
Babies above 6 months of age need to be given water from time to time. If the skin becomes dry due to lack of water, then the risk of getting prickly increases.
Take special care of the cleanliness of the children as well. Change their clothes twice in summer and bathe regularly.
home remedies to get rid of prickly heat
curd paste- Due to heat rash, the child will feel a burning sensation on the skin, in such a situation, apply curd all over the body and keep it for 5 minutes, this will give a feeling of coolness to the baby and will also get relief from prickly heat. Keep in mind that curd should not be cold.
Multani mitti and rose water- Make a paste by mixing rose water in multani mitti and apply it on the baby’s skin. Give it a bath after 5-6 minutes, this will remove the heat of the body and will also get relief from burning.
sandalwood powder- Sandalwood powder is cooling. Mix rose water in it and apply this paste all over the body and after sometime give the baby a bath. This will give relief from the heat.
Aloe vera- Aloe vera is also a good option for relief from prickly heat and feeling of coolness. Take out the gel of fresh aloe vera baby skin Apply it, but keep in mind that it does not go into the mouth of the child. Then take a bath after sometime. Along with getting relief from prickly heat, the moisture of the skin also remains.
– Kanchan Singh
Disclaimer: The suggestions in this article are for general information. Do not take these tips and information as the advice of a doctor or medical professional. In case of symptoms of any disease, consult a doctor.