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chlorine intolerance symptoms

A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe intolerance: Chlorine is irritating to living tissues, so chlorine intolerance can cause eye irritation, dry skin, coughing, and sneezing, in addition to a stuffy ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Zacharisen
33 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Avoidance: Chlorine can be a significant irritant especially in high concentrations. It can trigger asthma and allergy-like symptoms but through a non-ige mech ... Read More

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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
50 years experience Internal Medicine
I don't believe so.: to the best of my knowledge, this herb/supplement does not help a chlorine sensitivity. the most important and definitive treatment for a skin-intol ... Read More
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Dr. Lori Semel
35 years experience Pediatrics
Chlorine intolerance: If she gets an itchy skin reaction, it is worthwhile to give her an anti histamine to bring down the reaction.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Machtinger
44 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Irritant not allergy: You really can't be allergic to chlorine. It's an element not a protein. Chlorine gas, however, is a powerful mucous membrane irritant and can trigger ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carin Van Gelder
25 years experience Emergency Medicine
Trouble breathing!: If there is a chlorine gas exposure near people or animals, please call 911 right away. If someone drank bleach, please call poison control 1800-222- ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Hello. : Hello. Can't state that the chlorinated water will make your sinuses worse, but there is a strong possibility that could occur. The chlorine levels a ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No but: Chlorine can irritate your nose and trigger asthma for those who have the condition. It is not an allergy however. I suspect that you may have a hay ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
46 years experience Dermatology
Yes: You can be sensitive and rarely allergic to chlorine.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends: On the amount of chlorine. Chlorine bleach is bad. Chlorine in tap water isn't.
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe...: Chlorine is irritating to the parts of our bodies, and can depend on how sensitive our living tissues are to the chemical, and how high the concentrat ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Mosolf
25 years experience Pediatrics
2 to 3 months: A healthy 2 to 3 month old baby can go in a warm chlorinated pool briefly while held in his/her mom's arms. Don't let him/her drink the water. Shade ... Read More
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