"sounds similar to Crohns and also also maybe porphyria. Porphyria is a very rare genetic disorder. An easy at home test would be to pee in a clear glass/container during an episode and then put it in direct sunlight for a few hours, if..."
"If it does not go away when he stops swimming, Id try putting some lotion on him after his next bath/shower. My son has seasonal allergies and his skin gets just like that and goes away after a few lotion applications"
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