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Doctor insights on: Chlorine Irritation

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Can chlorine in pools cause bladder infections and vsginal irritation?

Can chlorine in pools cause bladder infections and vsginal irritation?

Unlikely: Unless the chlorine is at toxic levels in the pool it will not generally cause vaginal irritation. Urinary tract infection will not be a direct result of chlorine exposure. ...Read more

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I am feeling irritation in pennies.

I am feeling irritation in pennies.

Irritation in penis: Please reask and give a lot more information so we can help you. ...Read more

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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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Can Cialis cause irritation?

Can Cialis cause irritation?

Usually not: There are no listed side effects relating to irrritation. However, if you get irritated each time you take cialis, then the medication may be causing irritation in you. Not every side effect for medications are listed and more are discovered after it has been on the market for a while. Speak to your physician about this and see if he has an alternative. ...Read more

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Can you be allergic to chlorine?

Yes: You can be sensitive and rarely allergic to chlorine. ...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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How do you cure irritation after sex?

How do you cure irritation after sex?

First diagnose: The first step is to diagnose the problem. The most common cause of irritation after intercourse is poor lubrication. Use astroglide or another sexual lubricant to see if this improves the problem. Yeast infections, herpes and other skin disorders are other possibilities. ...Read more

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What should I do about gum irritation?

What should I do about gum irritation?

See your dentist: Visit your dentist to see exactly why your gums are irritated and what would be necessary to treat and prevent it from reoccurring. There are many possibilities and it requires at the very least a personal clinical exam to evaluate. ...Read more

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Can irritation swell one side of the face?

Can irritation swell one side of the face?

Yes,: this is possible. You may want to see a doctor to figure out the cause of this unilateral swelling. Try an antihistamine such as Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or Zyrtec and icing to see if it helps. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Can chlorine in a pool irritate your skin?

Yes: While chlorine is generally safe, some people do have sensitivities to its use, particularly in higher concentrations. You may notice skin irritation, itching, or red/irritated eyes after swimming in a pool treated with chlorine or a number of other chemicals. ...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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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

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What are the symptoms of being allergic to chlorine?

What are the symptoms of being allergic to chlorine?

Irritant not allergy: You really can't be allergic to chlorine. It's an element not a protein. Chlorine gas, however, is a powerful mucous membrane irritant and can trigger symptoms - coughing, burning eyes and nasal passage, watery eyes, sore throat, difficulty breathing - that resembles some allergic symptoms. Chlorine gas can be generated in your home by combining bleach and ammonia. Don't do it. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how i can reduce irritation of bacne?

Can you tell me how i can reduce irritation of bacne?

Stay clean: Oil on the surface of the skin and obstructed pores is what irritates Nd can cause inflammation and irritation. Gentle skin cleansers and attention to daily removal of sweat and oil buildup should help to reduce the potential for the formation if comedones ...Read more

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Is it possible for a child to be allergic to chlorine?

Is it possible for a child to be allergic to chlorine?

Maybe...: Chlorine is irritating to the parts of our bodies, and can depend on how sensitive our living tissues are to the chemical, and how high the concentration of chlorine is. A true allergy to chlorine refers to reactions of chlorine with our immune systems (think of hay fever, dust allergy, food allergy). One can try allergy meds, but they may not help much if chlorine is directly irritating tissues. ...Read more

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Does chlorine have a negative effect on your eyesight?

Does chlorine have a negative effect on your eyesight?

Not usually: The most common way to get exposed to chlorine is in a swimming pool. Chlorine in this situation can be an irritant, but does not cause any signficant visual problems. ...Read more

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I am suffering from Virginia irritation... need you help?

I am suffering from Virginia irritation... need you help?

Vaginal irritation: Is there redness, swelling or discharge? If so, what color & consistency is the discharge? Does it have an odor? Sorry, but we don't have enough info to be able to point you in the right direction. For uncertainty - she your medical provlder. ...Read more

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I have like and irritation in the back. What can be that?

I have like and irritation in the back. What can be that?

Itching?: If you mean skin irritation it is impossible to tell without seeing it. It can be a sensitive nerve which causes a burning oe itching sensation. It also can be related to a localized muscle spasm. To determine the cause you need to see a physician. ...Read more

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I have problem when i m kissing i m feeling like irritation?

Need examination: This is not in any way normal or expected and, even though none of us here can decipher what you mean by the word 'irritation', you need to be seen and examined. ...Read more

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Is irritation same as inflammation? what are the differences?

Is irritation same as inflammation? what are the differences?

Irritation may cause: Irritation is not inflammation. Inflammation may be part of an infection not so with irritaton ...Read more

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What effect does silicone and chlorine do to a person's health?

What effect does silicone and chlorine do to a person's health?

Depends on dose : Silicon is inert and has been shown to not adversely affect ones health. Chlorine in low doses is beneficial to your health as it keeps your water supply free of harmful bacteria. Higher doses of chlorine can cause asthma like symptoms if inhaled and can poison you if ingested . ...Read more

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Recent irritation in skin, could this be due to change in medication?

Recent irritation in skin, could this be due to change in medication?

Too vague: "Irritation" means just that: something rubbing or burning, irritating. "Change in medication" has no meaning without specifics of exactly which meds and why the change. No answer is possible without knowledge about the nature of the skin disturbance and details about all meds. ...Read more