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Can You Swim Competitively With Mono
Yes: Ear tubes allow your middle ear to ventillate. You can fly without any problems. Swimming with ear tubes should be discussed with your ENT surgeon. Some recommend using ear plugs and others don't. Most caution against deep diving when ear tubes are in place to avoid getting pool water into the middle ear. ...Read more
Can a woman with poor eyesight -5 in both eyes join a swimming course? As she will not able to use spectacles or contact lens during swimming.
Masters swimming: Masters swimming allows you to enjoy swimming at your own pace. The other options are encorporating swimming with biking and running and doing sprint distance triathlons. Consider waterpolo which is a pool sport but doesn't rely entirely on swim skills. The more you do any pool sport and swimming the better you will get. ...Read more
Depends: Sorry to say it again but it all depends upon what he injury is. A non displaced fracture is difernet from a fracture that requires reduction , or internal fixation ( surgery) age is a factor not only fo rthe degree of injury but for who one is competing against. For example is a 5 year soccer star or a 21 year old blue liner! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long after a tonsillectomy can someone with no complications return to normal physical activities, like going to the gym, playing sports?
When you feel okay: As soon as you feel ready. Glad you're staying fit. ...Read more
Yes: Per the red book which is published by the american academy of pediatrics, "molluscum contagiosum should not prevent a child from attending child care or school or from swimming in public pools. When possible, lesions not covered by clothing should be covered by a watertight bandage.". ...Read more
STDs: The reason they are named stds is that they are sexually transmitted, so unless you are having sex in the public swimming pool (and this really happens), this is very very unlikely. Would need far more info to try and answer your question in further detail. My suggestion is that if you feel you were exposed to an std go and see a doctor, be examined and tested thoroughly. Good luck. ...Read more
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