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After Swimming In Salt Water Pool Got Itchy Back And Stomach
I have these bumps and sores appearing on my skin after swimming in my aunt's salt water pool. They are red and itchy. Whats happening?
Folliculitis: Sounds like it could be folliculitis, an inflammation/infection of your hair follicles. This happens sometimes from swimming in pools or spas where there is an increased amount of bacteria, Showering with antibacterial soap daily and applying hydrocortisone cream can help. Use of an antihistamine such as benadryl (diphenhydramine) can help the itching See your doctor if there are many open sores as it may need rx ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there a OTC or holistic approach to helping ease the annoyance of itchy gums under an abscessed tooth? (besides salt water or listerine)
Need a dentist: Holistic medicine is a wonderful approach for many health problems, but sometimes you need to turn to traditional medicine for treatment. Abcessed teeth are one of those conditions that need conventional treatment. See a dentist and get this infection treated. Otc will not heal this. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
I picked dry skin around my earpiercing (had for15yrs), now it's red,swollen,hot,itchy&draining. Salt water sol helps with draining but neosp doesnt?
Is it safe to wash your vagina with warm salt water if u have uti. Sex while i had UTI and lower abd&backpain aftr itchy & white stuff in vagina ok?
Not the best idea.: The problem with this has to do with the concentration of salt in the water. Too much salt could cause burning. It is however a good idea to pour warm water over the vaginal area while you urinate. It also sounds like you have a vaginal infection which could be either yeast or bacterial based on your description. ...Read more
Navel pierced 6 days ago, been doing sea salt water washes, but its red around the hole & really itchy. Why? & how can I clean it & prevent infection?
I have had a puffy red inner eye, haven't been able to get to a doctor. sore dry when blinking and pain. Salt water help, also very itchy. Contagious?
Conjunctivitis: Pinkeye or conjunctivitis can be very contagious, but isn't always due to infection. It may also be allergic, especially if dry and itchy and in *both* eyes. Keep your hands clean and away from your eyes; it is possible to acquire an infectious conjunctivitis on top of an allergic one. ...Read more
My son has ringworm on his scalp. He has been taking Terbinafine for 9 days. Can he go swimming in our salt water pool?
Should I avoid swimming in a public salt water pool when having an active lichen sclerosis flare with an open lesion?
CELLULITIS: Yes, to avoid Cellulitis (a superficial skin infection ), that can be caused after an abrasion or rupture of a boil or underlying skin lesion. I also would suggest getting retested for food and environmental allergies by blood and skin testing . Evaluation for RA /LUPUS and IMMUNE SYSTEM is also warranted. ...Read more
I went to the doctor and he said my bad sore throat is from bad seasonal allergies. I started taking Zyrtex and symptoms improved noticeably. Then I went swimming laps in a salt water pool and later that day noticed a sore throat forming again. Today is t
There are small red itchy bug like bites appearing on my stomach, back and arms. I'm thinking this could be from the hard water i shower in.
What red, raised, itchy rash develops right after swimming in a chlorinated public pool? It's only on chest and shoulders. Treatment ideas?
Aquagenic Pruritus: Aquagenic pruritus is a skin disease characterized by the development of severe itching on contact with water without observable skin lesions. The symptoms may be felt immediately after contact with water and can persist for an hour or longer. In some families, a tendency toward aquagenic pruritus appears to be hereditary. ...Read more
How do i know if my eyes are sunburned? My eyes are red and dry and hurting, but I spent the day swimming at the beach could it be the salt water?
I swallowed gel pen ink and now my stomach really hurts is it ok for me to drink salt water to throw up?
See details: How much ink did you swallow and how is it possible to do it by accident? A small amount, do not worry. A larger amount, speak with your doctor or your local er. ...Read more
Have an upset stomach, took malta and
gargled w salt water for acid, does this help.
I have acid reflux?
Acid reflux: instead of Malta and salt water, you might consider using antacids such as Tums (calcium carbonate) or Mylanta. Generics are fine. In addition, avoiding particular foods which make your problem worse,with most people reporting that tomatoes, onions, citrus fruits, chocolate, and garlic are frequent problem foods. I would also avoid tobacco and alcohol if possible. If this does not help, see your doctor. Good luck. ...Read more
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