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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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