At DCHS some people at times can get a skin rash
after soaking for longer periods of time in the hot pools. Many
folks are not affected by it. It is caused by a natural organism
that lives in warm/hot water bodies like hot springs for one
example. It could occur at any time of the year, day or night.
Depending on your susceptibility and exposure time, the rash can be
very uncomfortable, and can take a day or two to go away. Here is a
brief explanation of what causes it ( Hot tub folliculitis (also
known as Pseudomonas aeruginosa folliculitis) is a common type of
folliculitis, a condition which causes inflammation of hair
follicles. This condition is caused by an infection of hair
follicles due to the bacterium Pseudomonas aeruginosa.).