Both rash caused by eczema and baby heat rash on face are two common skin conditions that found on babies. Both rashes may confuse the new parents because they look similar and more or less share similar symptoms.
Parents may determine the rash caused by eczema or baby heat rash on face from the signs and symptoms. Heat rash occurs as sweat glands are blocked as baby sweat a lot due to warmer environment. Warmer environment may be triggered by baby is wrapped in too tight blankets or sweaters during winters or hot and humid weather during summers. The rash is occasionally spotted on baby’s thighs, groin, elbow creases, torso and chest. The rash may give baby such discomfort that baby tends to scratch the affected skin and cause secondary skin infections. The rash caused by heat rash is often identified as red blisters or small bumps found in the skin folds of upper chest, creases of elbows or knees, the neck and upper back, and many more.
To determine baby heat rash on face or eczema, you need to know what the symptoms and signs of eczema too. Eczema is one of common skin conditions found on babies that have different symptoms. Eczema is occasionally found on baby’s face, neck, arms, chest, legs and other part of body under clothes area. Eczema is usually occurs as result of allergic reactions towards certain allergens including dust, detergents, fragrance, soaps or foods. The rash caused by eczema may present in different manifestation on one baby to another, however the typical manifestations are including red bumps that may resembles heat rash, dry scaly and itchy rash that found on face, neck, upper body, arms, legs and many more. Eczema may also occur on baby’s chin and cheeks because baby tends to drool a lot or during teething.