If the rash caused by sweat rash persists, a mild (1%) hydrocortisone cream may soothe the irritation.
Calamine (a mixture of zinc oxide and iron oxide) has a cooling and soothing effect on the skin and is used to provide symptomatic relief from itching of the skin caused by sunburn, prickly heat and inflammation. Calamine also acts as a mild antiseptic and can help prevent infections caused by scratching.
A. Vogel Urtica Tincture captures the benefits of the Stinging Nettle, a common herb believed to be an excellent blood tonic and natural antihistamine. The antihistamine action in Urtica can benefit those with allergic conditions such as hayfever and prickly heat.
Excessive sweating can lead to an overgrowth of Candida albicans, a fungus naturally present on the skin. This can lead to a fungal skin infection commonly referred to as infected sweat rash (candidal intertrigo). Common sweat rash can often lead to such a condition.