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is it okay to swim in a chlorinated pool if you have blepharitis

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Either way: Chlorine in pools is irritating to the eyes. It does not matter if you have blepharitis or completely normal eyes. I recommend if you swim regularly ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
34 years experience Addiction Medicine
Chlorine: Kills some organisms but not all and includes some parasites. The problem with the pool is that it is in the open, it is used by other people so whate ... Read More
Dr. Stephen Colbert
22 years experience Plastic Surgery
Swim with burns? : Best not to. Keep skin clean (brief warm soapy water once daily) and moist (light ointment or moisturizer) for 3-5 days. Cover with non stick bandage ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
No, not OK: You definitely should stay out of public swimming pools until this problem is healed. Although chorination provides some prevention for others, it can ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ipe Kalathoor
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Sun burn: You could, but if severe i would give it a little time.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Yes: Best wishes to you. I hope you enjoy staying fit, and that you have a successful pregnancy.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
40 years experience Gynecology
No: swimmimg in a pool is fine
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Berger
41 years experience Dermatology
Yes: May help to dry up not contagious once oil is washed off.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sure: Just wash the breast with soap and water after.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes but: Without a sunscreen, you may get burnt however. Have you try sunscreen with just zinc oxide ?
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wenjay Sung
14 years experience Podiatry
No: For 4-5 days, soak in epson salt water or iodine added water (about 1 tblsp per 1 liter ratio) for 10-15 mins once a day. Apply bandaids with triple ... Read More
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