A 46-year-old member asked:
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does chlorine in pool help sunburn ?

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Dr. James Shire
40 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
No: Not if your in the sun. Chlorine is not a treatment for burns.
Answered on Jul 9, 2017
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Clorine: Nope.
Answered on May 31, 2015

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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Regardless of : Chlorine, if you have severe burning do you really want to be back in the sun before getting in some healing time?
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Dr. Katharine Cox
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Wait: Until the burn is completely healed before exposing him to a chemical. He needs to wear a shirt as well as strong sun screen to avoid the sun. It is t ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Farley
10 years experience General Practice
Yes: The irritation from sunburn will only be made worse by the chlorine in a pool. Opt for a more natural source such as lake or ocean.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Bentkover
47 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Pool and sunburn: Just be careful if you do not know the status of the chlorine in the pool. If it is too high, you could make your burn worse.

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