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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.

  • Eczema.

  • Insect bites.

  • Impetigo.

  • Swimmer's itch.

  • Sandworms.

  • Hot tub rash.

  • Molluscum virus.

  • Juvenile plantar dermatosis.

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