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Sore and tender nipples with rashes near armpits after swimming. Why?

After my son 7yr. old went swimming he developed a rash under his arm pits and sore, tender nipples. I had a rash guard on him and thought that might be the cause. His nipples burned after he took a shower and they began to bleed . There is a scab on the nipples and I m wondering if the rash is related to the pool or rash guard.
Asked On : Sun, 5 Aug 2012
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The rash may be due to swimming and he needs Loratadine for a week with mometasone ointment for ext.application.
Answered: Tue, 15 Oct 2013
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