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A 47-year-old female asked:

For 1 year my daughter has an outbreak of small red dots every time she takes a shower -upper body under skin. itchy. can it be a bug? what do we do

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Bug=no: This sounds more like a reaction to soap or shampoo aggravated by the heat of the shower water. "Bugs"-germs do not trigger recurrent breakouts with bathing over a year. If it disappears after a brief period I would either ignore it or try other products.

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Last updated May 31, 2018

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