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Hot Tub Rashes
Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more
Hot tub fun: Some people get an almost allergic-like reaction from the heat and other chemicals in the hot tob. The reaction can look like a flat, splotchy red rash and can itch. Another rash that happens is really an infection called folliculitis. You develop little bumps that may be full of pus at the base of each hair follicle. It's red and can itch. Usually antibiotics are needed. Happy hot tubbing! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi. I have a rash on shoulders and upper arms it has been 3 weeks since I noticed them what can it be , could it be hot tub folliculites?
Rash - not 1 disease: Rash is a common name, not a specific disease. To make a diagnosis, we need to know the shape of the rash, whether it itches, how long each individual lesion stays and if it leaves a scar when it resolves. Hot tub folliculitis usually looks like acne. In short, with a rash that stays that long, go either to your pmd or to a dermatogist. ...Read more
Have itchy stomach. Bromine from hot tub? Or could be fungal from clindamycin finished few days ago? No rash. Just itchy gets worse if scratch.
May be: It may be from exposure to heat. Please see dermatologist if continues to find out cause. ...Read more
I have some very small hardly noticeable bumps on my chest and back (between my shoulder blades). I was in a hot tub a few days ago, but it was properly maintained and my rash looks nothing like the pictures of hot tub folliculitis. I am a runner, could i
I was in a hot tub and within two days I have acquire a bad rash behind my ears and all over my shoulders and chest and arms. What could it be?
Hot Tub Folliculitis: Hot tub folliculitis is an infection of the skin around the lower part of the hair shaft (hair follicles). It occurs when you come into contact with certain bacteria that live in warm, wet areas. Hot tub folliculitis is caused by the bacteria pseudomonas aeruginosa. This form of bacteria survives in hot tubs, especially tubs made of wood. Controlling the acid and chlorine level prevents this. ...Read more
I have red itchy bumps on my neck, ears, face, back and chest. I have been in a hot tub this weekend and think that it is chlorine rash. Am i right?
Bumpy red rash to back of ears and upper neck, no itching sensation. I was in a hot tub 2 days ago. Only one with rash. Also have been dizzy for 2 wk?
No: Healthy women who have sexual intercourse frequently get uti's. Certain factors, like using spermicides or diaphragms for contraception, or not drinking very much fluid (dehydration) can increase your risk. Hot tubs or any tub baths can cause more vaginitis (yeast). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer