I ve recently developed some sort of rash that is red and appears in many blotches underneath my armpits, along my side and its starting to spread to my stomach and groin region. They arent sore, and dont itch. On some blotches, the skin seems to be peeling a bit, ( like a sun burn) Its not much though.
There have been more that have appeared over the past couple days. What could this be?
This sounds like a heat rash or milaria , though nothing can be said with surety without having a look at the lesions.
'Miliaria (miliaria rubra, sweat rash or prickly heat) is a skin disease marked by small and itchy rashes. Miliaria is a common ailment in hot and humid conditions, such as in the tropics and during the summer season. '
'The prevention and treatment of miliaria primarily consists of controlling heat and humidity so that sweating is not stimulated. Measures may involve treating a febrile illness; removing occlusive clothing; limiting activity; providing air conditioning; or, as a last resort, having the patient move to a cooler climate.'
You could read more about the condition at the following links -
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