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Doctor insights on: Chlorine Dioxide

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Can chlorine cure jock itch?

Can chlorine cure jock itch?

Probably not: You're referring to the "chlorine" put in swimming pools, correct? A good topical antifungal such as tolnaftate is much less likely to injure you along with the fungi. ...Read more

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Will chlorine affect my sunburn?

Will chlorine affect my sunburn?

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. ...Read more

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Does pool chlorine bleach your skin?

Does pool chlorine bleach your skin?

POOL CHLORINE: THE CONCENTRATION OF THE POOL CHLORINE IS SO TINY THAT THERE IS ALMOST NO CHANCE THAT IT WOULD HARM YOUR SKIN. ...Read more

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What to do if chlorine is making me cough?

What to do if chlorine is making me cough?

Avoidance: The important treatment for irritant triggers such as chlorine is to avoid the substance as much as possible. This can include using using an acceptable substitute product, using the product in well ventilated areas, wearing a special face mask, etc. The cough may be irritant or even asthma. Your doctor can assess this with spirometry (breathing test) and recommend medications if needed. ...Read more

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What does chlorine do to your skin if swimmer?

What does chlorine do to your skin if swimmer?

Chlorine effects: Chlorine may indirectly contribute to allergies by irritating and sensitizing the respiratory tract. Studies have suggested that frequent swimming in chlorinated pools and exposure to cleaning products containing chlorine may increase the risk of developing asthma and other respiratory allergies, both in adolescents and in adults. ...Read more

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Is chlorine bad for babies, as going in a pool?

Is chlorine bad for babies, as going in a pool?

Not at normal levels: Any pool that stinks too much of chlorine is probably not great for anybody as the gas formed as it escapes the water is a lung irritant. At normal levels it is fine for all swimmers including baby. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of the magnesium chlorine?

What are the benefits of the magnesium chlorine?

MgCl2: More than likely you are inquiring about magnesium chloride, also known as epsom salt, used for cellular detoxification, and tissue purification. Magnesium in different forms: present in milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) for constipation; given IV in eclampsia during pregnancy; IV in cardiac irregularity; used to treat muscle cramping. ...Read more