English version

prickly heat

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Illness & disability
prickly heatˌprickly ˈheat noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 MIa skin condition in which you get uncomfortable red spots on your skin. Prickly heat is caused by too much strong sun on your skin.
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prickly heatA prickly heat pressed against his face.A prickly heat pressed against his face; the teakettle made hissing sounds in the night.Q I get prickly heat every time I go in the sun.It is not prickly heat, it is more likely to be Polymorphic Light Eruption, an allergy to the sunshine.After all, for most of us, a holiday just isn't a holiday without a bout of prickly heat.Covered in a kind of prickly heat.
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