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Skin Care and Diseases

Swimming pool

07/07/2005

Question:

My grandson went swimming in his sisters pool and now has tiny red spots on his forhead. What is good to put on it to get rid of it. Thanks.

Answer:

I am not certain what the red spots on your grandson's forehead represent.  Diving or holding one's breath under water occasionally will result in children getting a few petechial lesions.  Since I do not know precisely what the lesions are, I hate to make any recommendation.  I would urge you to see your primary care physician or pediatrician or dermatologist for a precise diagnosis.

Thank you for your inquiry.

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Response by:

Charles L Heaton, MD
Professor
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati