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can i go swimming while ovulating

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: Your musculoskeletal system and bodily functions are not diminished by ovulation, so if swimming is your form of exercise, go for it even when you thi ... Read More

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Of course!: What a silly question! Have you ever been to a pool, a lake, or the ocean? If so, look around! Most people are overweight in America, and most of them ... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Absolutely - it is a great form of exercise.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. HARRY OPSIMOS
21 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Yes: If the child is well enough to be active and go out, they should be fine going swimming. Depending on whether they are on antibiotics or not, be aware ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
No: They should wait until the pneumonia has resolved.
Dr. John Thaler
40 years experience Prosthodontics
Seriously ??: Why would you ever consider this ? The child need not be exposed to who knows what in the pool/ocean water, possibly aspirate water, or stress the lun ... Read More
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
When not on a period: The only time a woman needs a tampon when swimming is during her menstrual periods (about 1/5 of the year). The rest of the time, no tampon is needed. ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Should not: A new piercing is an open wound & can be a portal for infections.
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Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Pityriasis rosea is not a contagious condition and is not expected getting worse by swimming.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Despain
36 years experience Dermatology
Not if its new: I'd wait til its well healed before going.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Tholen
40 years experience Plastic Surgery
Not best choice: Depending on severity of the cut and its state of healing, swimming in a freshly-chlorinated pool may be safe, but still irritating (and thereby poten ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes: If fever is down and child feels better and pool is not cold then swimming may be therapeutic. This is well served with common sense...Fatigued, short ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Six weeks: Obviously you would want to get a specific answer from your surgeon but about 4-6 weeks is a typical restriction to give the incisions time to heal.

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