A 21-year-old female asked:
Is the pool good for your skin?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
General Practice 31 years experience
WATER dries out skin: Dry, itchy skin is caused by being in the water too long. This washes away the natural oils that coat the outer layer of the skin drying it out.
Tiny fissures (cracks) can form, which leads to itchy skin. You should rinse off your skin after pool use and use plenty of moisturizer.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
What to do for good skin?
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Specializes in Internal Medicine
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Last updated May 30, 2012
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