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Skin Rash After Being In Ocean
If i come into any form of salt water, be it the ocean or sweat, my skin forms random red rashes on it. Is it possible to treat this?
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This way you can get the best treatment. ...Read more
Thighs: may be rubbing together and are more vulnerable with salt water and prolonged emersion. ...Read more
Have a rash on skin for o bout a week going on vacation to ocean will the water make my skin worse..rash was from allergic reaction to med?
Water on rash: The salt-water might irritate the area. Try using an aloe-based cream or ointment to relieve discomfort. ...Read more
Could be: Allergic rashes usually itch but do not hurt. You don't tell me whether the rash develops jwhile on the beach, or while in the water or when you are drying after getting out of the water. There is urticaria (welts) that is caused by exposure to water, cold or the sun. In order to sort things out, see a board certified allergist/immunologist. Lucky for you, there are several in SLC. ...Read more
I have a rash on my knee that I got over a week ago after clamming in the ocean. It is a little itchy but seems to be drying out.
I get a rash after swimming in the ocean and where the sun is exposed on my body. But not when I go into fresh water. Something that I can do?
Rinse off..: Showering with fresh water immediately after getting out of the salted water is the only prevention. Many beaches offer outdoor showers or locker rooms for this reason. ...Read more