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Breakouts after sun exposure

When I am exposed to the sun (with and without sunscreen) I develop breakouts on my back and shoulders. It looks like small pimples all over.  They tend to disappear after a few weeks of non exposure to the sun.  Could this be a heat rash...and is it preventable?
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Hi,

What you describe seems like sweat dermatitis or heat rash.

You should try to keep the area dry and clean. Try some powder to absorb the sweat. Use a medicated sunscreen lotion - preferably one prescribed by your skin specialist.
Apply calamine lotion at the sites to help soothe the lesions.

If the symptoms are still persistent, consult your dermatologist and get a proper clinical evaluation done.

Let us know if you have any doubts and keep us posted on how you are doing.

Hope this helps.

Good luck.
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