Health Tip: Warmer Weather Triggers Rashes
(HealthDay News) -- Hot summer weather can lead to itchy skin rashes, the American Academy of Pediatrics says.
Clogged sweat glands, bug bites and exposure to certain plants, chlorine and fungi are just a few of the common triggers for rashes.
The AAP offers this list of rashes to watch for during summer:
- Heat rash.
- Poison ivy and other plant rashes.
- Insect bites.
- Swimmer's itch.
- Hot tub rash.
- Molluscum virus.
- Juvenile plantar dermatosis.