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Chlorine Rash Toddler
Umm, hard to say.: Skin rashes are most difficult to diagnose without actually examining them. Where is it? Is it crusted? Is it spreading rapidly? Are there satellite lesions? What creams have you already tried? Heat and irritant rashes are common. Perhaps it would be wiser to have your pediatrician or dermatologist examine this. Then specific treatment and preventive measures could be discussed with more accuracy. ...Read more
I just went swimming in lightly chlorined water and showered day after. I have a rash on my innerarm. What is it?
He has a rash all over his face and body. He's been to the pool (chlorine?) and in the sun (heat?)
I'm a swim instructor, spending 16 hours in chlorine water/week. I often get a rash, though it burns w/ scratch-like marks rather than itches?
My 2.5 years old toddler has red rashes around her mouth like very dry red patches, what causes it, could it be the wind?
Could be...: While irritation from wind could be one cause or an additional irritant, in that age group peri-oral dermatitis (rash around the mouth) is most often caused by her licking around the lips and mouth. It even has a doctor name called "lip-lickers dermatitis. Sometimes moisturizers such as vaseline or lip balm put right on the skin can be helpful. Encourage her not to lick around lips. ...Read more
Toddler with rashes that comes and goes. Is this serious? Rashes (red with small white bumps) all over the body (usually on baby's legs) and face that comes and goes, lasting for about 30 minutes or even less. Does not seem to bother my 1 year old but i n
You : You can see a small fine red rash after a MMR vaccine but the rash you describe has occurred too long after receiving the vaccine. No need to fear the MMR vaccine. The rash you describe sounds like hives. The next time it happens, take a picture of it to show your pediatrician. Phone cameras are great for documenting short lived rashes like this since odds are your child may not have it at the time of the doctor visit. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer