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After swimming our 1yo checks have been red and rashy at night time when i'm applying lotion to his cheeks he's crying like it burns what is this from?

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Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics
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In brief: Several things

Could be irritation from something in the pool, from sunlight, or from the lotion you're using.
Does the rash occur when he swims everywhere, or only in one pool? Is the redness on his cheeks bothering him? If his cheeks are a bit red but he is unbothered, then he cries only when you apply lotion, then try a different lotion.

In brief: Several things

Could be irritation from something in the pool, from sunlight, or from the lotion you're using.
Does the rash occur when he swims everywhere, or only in one pool? Is the redness on his cheeks bothering him? If his cheeks are a bit red but he is unbothered, then he cries only when you apply lotion, then try a different lotion.
Dr. Bryan Levey
Dr. Bryan Levey
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Dr. Lauren Romeo
Wound care

In brief: Look at the lotion

The lotion may have alcohol in it.
.That can cause burning. Have the rash examined by your pediatrician.

In brief: Look at the lotion

The lotion may have alcohol in it.
.That can cause burning. Have the rash examined by your pediatrician.
Dr. Lauren Romeo
Dr. Lauren Romeo
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